Cooperative Patent Classification

CPC Definition - Subclass B44C

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PRODUCING DECORATIVE EFFECTS (processes for applying liquids or other fluent materials to surfaces, in general B05D; shaping of plastics or substances in a plastic state B29C; printing processes to produce transfer pictures B41M 3/12; thermographic duplication or marking methods B41M 5/00); MOSAICS; TARSIA WORK (imitation of mosaic or tarsia work patterns B44F 11/04); PAPERHANGING {(Labels G09F; Multi-step processes for making paper labels or tags B31D 1/02)}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Processes and apparatuses for producing decorative surface effects e.g. decalcomanias, for producing ornamental structures e.g. mosaics, and for producing special ornamental bodies, e. g. ornamental plaques so far as the matter produces an effect or mark meant to be judged by the eye and so far as such processes or apparatus are not specifically provided for elsewhere.

Paperhanging

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Informative references

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

Processes for applying liquids or other fluent material to a surface

Shaping of plastics or other substances in plastic state

Multi-step processes for making paper labels or tags

Printing processes to produce transfer pictures

Thermographic duplication or marking methods

Imitation of mosaic or tarsia work patterns

Layering of ceramics

Coating processes for photomechanical production of textured or patterned surfaces; apparatus therefor

Labels

Glossary of terms

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

Decorative effects

Covers also "information", when used in connection with the expressions "transfer picture" or "decalcomanias",

Processes, not specificially provided for elsewhere, for producing decorative surface effects (decorating textiles D06Q)
Definition statement

This place covers:

processes for altering locally the surface material, for applying flat material, for applying transfer pictures or the like, for applying ornamental structures, for applying plastic materials and superficially modelling their surface, for removing surface material, for pressing or stamping ornamental designs on surfaces, for inlaying with ornamental structures, for uniting ornamental elements on a support.

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Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Paperhanging

Decorating or marking of tyres

Decalcomanias on ceramics

Decorating textiles

Informative references

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

Apparatus for floating transfer sheets

Processes for floating transfer sheets

Ablation by laser radiation

Abrasive blasting

Laminates essentially comprising wood layers

Laminates characterised by particular surface features

Machines for embossing and printing

Embossing and printing

Transfer pictures or the like

After-treatments of prints, e.g. protective layers

Elements for body-finishing, identifying or decorating cars

Machines or apparatus for applying decalcomanias

Adhesive foils

Producing precipitations by electrolysis

Holograms

Processes, not specifically provided for elsewhere, for producing ornamental structures
Definition statement

This place covers:

Superimposing layers, modelling plastic materials, sculpturing, stamping or bending, producing and filling perforations, uniting ornamental elements to structures.

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Informative references

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

Cult objects

Coffins, funeral urns and wrappings

Toy moulds

Producing shaped ceramic or clay articles in moulds

Monuments, tombs

Processes for producing special ornamental bodies
Definition statement

This place covers:

ornamental bodies comprising inserts, mountings for objects, e.g. pictures and of horns on plates, ornamental plaques, e.g. decorative panels and veneers, natural ornaments and imitations thereof, leaded lights

References
Informative references

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

Furniture panels

Mounting for pictures

Cult objects

Coffins, funeral urns and wrappings

Structures applied on surfaces by special manufacturing processes

Coverings or linings for walls and ceilings

Flooring

Monuments, tombs

Doors

E06B5/70

Paperhanging
Definition statement

This place covers:

Machines, apparatus, tools and accessories for paperhanging, for applying adhesives, for applying the paper to the surface to be covered, for finishing operations.

References
Informative references

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

Cleaning walls and wall coverings

Printing of wallpaper

Apparatus for removing paint adhering to a surface

Adhesives on paper

Coated paper with special visual effects

Wallpaper