Cooperative Patent Classification

CPC Definition - Subclass A42C

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MANUFACTURING OR TRIMMING HATS OR OTHER HEAD COVERINGS
Definition statement

This place covers:

Details of manufacturing head coverings and appliances or trimmings therefor.

Manufacturing hats
Definition statement

This place covers:

Details of manufacturing hats.

Glossary of terms

In this place, the following terms or expressions are used with the meaning indicated:

Hat

Soft head covering

Manufacturing helmets by processes not otherwise provided for
Definition statement

This place covers:

Details of manufacturing helmets.

Glossary of terms

In this place, the following terms or expressions are used with the meaning indicated:

Helmet

Hard protective head covering

{In-mould forming}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Manufacturing of helmets whereby an inner layer is moulded directly into an outer hard shell.

References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Shaping by internal pressure generated in the material, e.g. swelling, foaming

Incorporating or moulding on preformed parts

Shaping by blow-moulding

Shaping by thermoforming

Shaping composites,i.e. plastics material comprising reinforcements, fillers or preformed parts, e.g. inserts

{Forming from solid sheets}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Forming helmet shells from solid sheets of material (can be metal or plastic).

References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Working of sheet metal

{Manufacturing custom-sized helmets}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Helmets custom-made to fit the head of an individual.

References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Measuring heads

A61B4/07

Measuring in general

Miscellaneous appliances for hat-making, e.g. for making wire forms for hat-frames (sewing-machines for straw hats D05B; sewing- machines for making hat-brims D05B); Apparatus for changing the form or size of finished hats
References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Sewing-machines for straw hats; sewing-machines for making hat-brims

Fittings or trimmings for hats, e.g. hat-bands (artificial flowers, feathers A41G)
References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Artificial flowers, feathers

Sweat-bands
Definition statement

This place covers:

Sweat-bands to be used inside the hat to absorb sweat.

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Headbands to be worn on their own, e.g. for absorbing sweat

Subject matter not provided for in other groups of this subclass
Definition statement

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This group is not used.