CPC Definition - Subclass D06J
|Last Updated Version: 2016.11|
PLEATING, KILTING, OR GOFFERING TEXTILE FABRICS OR WEARING APPAREL (corrugating, creasing, or otherwise deforming paper, or material worked in a manner analogous to paper, without removing material B31F; by weaving D03D; by sewing D05B; apparatus for pressing or setting formed pleats D06C)
This place covers:
Methods for pleating, kilting or goffering textile fabrics or wearing apparel including of mechanical or physical processing with or without using heat, steam or treatment composition and also the combination thereof.
Apparatus for pleating, kilting or goffering textile fabrics or wearing apparel such as cloth folding mechanisms, pleat forming devices, pleating machines, including kilting machines, goffers, pressing patterns and fabric creasing machines.
Forms of pleats, e.g. accordion pleats, kilt pleats and box pleats.
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Special rules of classification
Classification in the subclasses of D06B or D06M can be added in addition to a classification in the subclass of D06J, if different kinds of treatment of textile fabrics are used before or during the pleating.
Glossary of terms
In this place, the following terms or expressions are used with the meaning indicated:
Synonyms and Keywords
In this subclass, or in the patent documents classified in this subclass, the following terms are often used as synonyms "pleat", "crease", "crimp", "fold and flute".
In addition, the expression "dart" (i.e. a tapered tuck stitched in a garment in order to shape it) may occasionally be used.
Further, the expression "corrugating" is often used instead of "goffering".