CPC Definition - Subclass B60F

Last Updated Version: 2017.08
VEHICLES FOR USE BOTH ON RAIL AND ON ROAD; AMPHIBIOUS OR LIKE VEHICLES; CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES (air-cushion vehicles B60V)
Definition statement

This place covers:

  • Vehicles for use both on rail and on road, conversions therefore.
  • Amphibious vehicles, land vehicles capable of travelling under water.
  • Other convertible vehicles, i.e. capable of travelling in or on different media.
References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Air-cushion vehicles

B60V

Special rules of classification

In this subclass, an Indexing Schemes is used:

The Indexing Scheme is an Indexing Scheme under the subclass B60F which is used in all subclasses under the class B60F. This Indexing Scheme is used for indexing information related to the invention information which is not limited to the scope of one of the main-groups in the class B60F. The use of this Indexing Scheme is obligatory for invention-related information.

Vehicles for use both on rail and on road; Conversions therefor
Definition statement

This place covers:

Vehicles for use both on rail and on road and conversion devices or methods for these vehicles.

References
Informative references

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

Railway vehicles

B61D 13/00, B61D 15/00

Trailers, e.g. with retractable wheels

B62D 53/00

Placing, renewing, work on ballast

E01B 27/00

Dredgers or souil-shifting machines

E02F

Amphibious vehicles, i.e. vehicles capable of travelling both on land and on water; Land vehicles capable of travelling under water (buoyant wheels B60B{; equipment forming part of, or attachable to vessels, facilitating transport over land B63C 13/00})
References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

House boats

B63B 35/732

Equipment forming partof, or attachable to vessels, facilitating transport over land

B63C 13/00

Marine propulsion or steering

B63H

Vessel being powered by land vehicle supported by vessel

B63H 21/175

Floating bridges designed as or mounted on vehicles

E01D 15/22

Armoured amphibious vehicles

F41H 7/00

Informative references

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

Toy vehicles

A63H 17/00 - A63H 31/00

Buoyant wheels

B60B

Articulated tracks for vehicles

B62D 55/20

Vehicles having other ground-engaging means than wheels or endless tracks

B62D 57/00

Trailers in general

B62D 63/06

Equipment to decrease pitch or roll, stability devices for ships

B63B 39/00

Improving buoyancy of ships

B63B 43/10

Equipment for working under water

B63C 11/00

Other convertible vehicles, i.e. vehicles capable of travelling in or on different media (vehicles having alternatively-usable runners and wheels B62B 13/18; cycles convertible into other types of land vehicles B62K 13/00; aircraft B64; flying-boats or seaplanes B64C)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Other convertible vehicles, i.e. capable of travelling in or on different media.

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Cycles convertible into other types of land vehicles

B62K 13/00

Flying-boats or seaplanes

B64C

Informative references

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

Vehicles having alternatively-usable runners and wheels

B62B 13/18

Convertible aircrafts

B64C 37/00