Cooperative Patent Classification

CPC Definition - Subclass B25H

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WORKSHOP EQUIPMENT, e.g. FOR MARKING-OUT WORK; STORAGE MEANS FOR WORKSHOPS (storing or packaging B65)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Work benches; Portable stands or supports for positioning portable tools or work to be operated on thereby comprising table type, trestle type or storage compartments; provisions for shielding the work area.

Storage means or arrangements for workshops facilitating access to, or handling of, work, tools or instruments, e.g. boxes, racks or trays;

Tool, instrument or work supports or storage means used in association with vehicles; Workers supports, e.g. mechanics creepers;

Marking-out or setting-out work comprising devices, e.g. scribers, for marking;

Relationships with other classification places

B25H covers workshop equipment, e.g. work benches, portable stands or supports for positioning tools or workpieces, storage means for tools, workpieces or instruments and marking-out or setting-out workpieces.

A47B 37/00 and A47B 81/00 cover tables, cabinets, racks or shelf units specially adapted for other particular purposes. B25B 1/00; B25B 5/00; B25B 11/00; B25B 27/00; B25B 29/00 cover hand tools or bench devices, vices, clamps, work holders or positioners and accessories. B65D cover containers or packages with special means for dispensing contents in general, while B25H 3/00 refers to storage means or arrangements specially adapted for workshop equipments.

B23B and B23C cover drilling and milling related devices.

References
Informative references

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

Chests; Dressing-tables; Medicine cabinets or the like; Cabinets characterised by the arrangement of drawers

Equipment for use with tools or cutters when not in operation, e.g. protectors for storage

Spanner sets

Glossary of terms

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

Tool

Any instrument of operation for performing, assisting the work or facilitating mechanical operations

Workshop

A room or building where tools and machines are used for making or repairing things

Portable

Includes suspension for easy manual handling, e.g. in connection with spring-suspended portable apparatus for use along assembly lines

Work benches; Portable stands or supports for positioning portable tools or work to be operated on thereby
References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Tool, instrument or work supports or storage means used in association with vehicles

Application-oriented references

Examples of places where the subject matter of this place is covered when specially adapted, used for a particular purpose, or incorporated in a larger system:

Workshop stools

Vehicles adapted to transport objects, e.g. workshop for servicing

Floating workshops

Informative references

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

Arrangements or auxiliary devices for supporting or guiding torches, electrodes and carriages for supporting the welding or cutting element: B23K 5/24, B23K 7/10, B23K 9/28, B23K 37/02.

Means for holding or positioning work, e.g. clamping: B26D 7/02.

Components or accessories for saws, e.g. saw benches, frames, pillars, or beds and work-tables: B27B 5/16, B27B 11/08, B27B 13/04.

Arrangements for guiding or supporting the tool, e.g. tool rests: B27C 7/06.

Accessories for supporting or holding work: B28D 7/04.

Devices holding, supporting or positioning work or tools, e.g. work-table or tool-slide: B23Q 3/00, B23Q 3/02.

Component parts of grinding machines or devices, such as frames, beds, carriages or headstocks; work supports: B24B 23/00, B24B 41/06.

Separate supports or holders for parking or storing cycles: B62H 3/00.

Reading-desks; Lecterns; Pulpits: A47B 19/00.

Storage means or arrangements for workshops facilitating access to, or handling of, work tools or instruments (containers or packages with special means for dispensing contents B65D 83/00; {nail dispensers B25C 3/00})
Definition statement

This place covers:

Holders, Boxes, Racks, Trays.

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Nails dispensers

Containers or packages with special means for dispensing contents

Informative references

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

Chests of drawers

Cabinets or racks specially adapted for other particular purposes

Show stands, hangers, or shelves characterised by their constructional features

Show stands, hangers, or shelves, adapted for particular articles or materials

Show stands, hangers, or shelves, adapted for particular articles or materials

Miscellaneous supports, holders, or containers for household use

Storing of cleaning tools, e.g. containers therefor

Hand carts having only one axis carrying one or more transport wheels

Hand carts having more than one axis carrying transport wheels

Containers, packaging elements, or packages, for contents presenting particular transport or storage problem

Containers for rod-shaped or tubular articles

Structural combinations of lighting devices with hand tools or Toolboxes

Tool, instrument or work supports or storage means used in association with vehicles (means for holding wheels or parts thereof B60B 30/00); Workers' supports, e.g. mechanics' creepers {(collecting or removing exhaust gases in worshops B08B 15/002; vehicle lifting devices, e.g. jacks, platforms or ramps B66F)}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Tool, instrument or work supports or storage means used in association with vehicles.

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Workers' supports, e.g. mechanics' creepers (collecting or removing exhaust gases in worshops

Means for holding wheels or parts thereof

Vehicle lifting devices, e.g. jacks, platforms or ramps

Informative references

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

Removable external protective coverings specially adapted for vehicles or part of vehicles

Servicing, maintaining, repairing or refitting of vehicles

Devices for collecting oil or other fluids under parked cars

Means for collecting, retaining, or draining-off lubricant in or on machines or apparatus

Marking-out or setting-out work (measuring, gauging G01; optical apparatus G02B; by photographic means G03C)
Definition statement

This place covers:

devices, e.g. scribers, for marking or setting-out work; to be used on flat surfaces as well as on for example pipes.

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Appliances or methods for marking-out, perforating, or making buttonholes

Optical apparatus

By photographic means

Informative references

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

Devices for positioning picture hooks on a wall

Slotting or mortising machines for making holes designed for taking up fittings

Templates for marking the position of apertures in fittings for hinges

Templates for marking the position of apertures in fittings for locks

Cut-marking templates for rafter

Instruments characterised by the use of mechanical measuring means, e.g. rulers or tapes, compasses, micrometers and gauges

Measuring arrangements characterised by the use of mechanical means