Cooperative Patent Classification


CPC Definition - Subclass B41G

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APPARATUS FOR BRONZE PRINTING, LINE PRINTING, OR FOR BORDERING OR EDGING SHEETS OR LIKE ARTICLES; AUXILIARY FOR PERFORATING IN CONJUNCTION WITH PRINTING (perforating in general B26D; production of decorations B44C; perforating in conjunction with sheet or web delivery B65H 35/00; folding or unfolding thin material, e.g. sheets, webs, B65H 45/00, B65H 47/00)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Bronze printing apparatus using bronze metal material for printing types or printing plates.

Special types of printing apparatus for printing sheet like print products having a specific print image, like lines and/or prints only on sheets edges or borders,

Perforating apparatus exclusively in form of auxiliary devices being part of or in line with a printing machine or press.

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Informative references

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

Perforating, punching, cutting-out, stamping-out in general

Printing letters or types in general

Printing machines or presses in general

Printing apparatus or machines of special types or for particular purposes, not otherwise provided for

Apparatus or machines for carrying out printing operations combined with other operations in general

Processes for printing, duplicating or marking in general

Printing plates per se in general

Apparatus for bronze printing or for like operations (applying granular materials or metallic foils for decorative purposes B44C 1/00)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Printing apparatus of flat bed-type or of rotary type having printing letters or types, or respectively a printing plate made from bronze metallic material.

Specific technology having being mostly used in previous centuries e.g. in East Asia.

Apparatus for printing lines
Definition statement

This place covers:

Printing apparatus having printing plates specifically adapted to print specific images, essentially lines on various substrates.

Specific technology mostly used until the year 2000.

Apparatus for bordering or edging sheets or like articles, e.g. for producing black rims on mourning cards
Definition statement

This place covers:

Printing apparatus having printing plates specifically adapted to print specific print images essentially on borders or edges of sheet like articles.

Specific technology mostly used until the year 2000.

Auxiliary perforating apparatus associated with printing devices (apparatus or machines for carrying-out printing operations combined with operations other than perforating B41F 19/00)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Sheet or web perforating apparatus exclusively being part of or being in line with printing apparatus or presses.

Rotary and flat perforating devices.