CPC Definition - Subclass E03C
This place covers:
Water dispensing devices for bathroom and kitchen; constructional features of wash basins and sinks; draining devices for wash basins and sinks
This place does not cover:
Wash-stands without connection to either water supply or waste pipe
Plugs for wash basins
Constructional features of shower bases and bath tubs
Bathing devices for therapeutic purposes; constructional features of nozzles for whirlpools
Mechanical filtering devices
Disintegrating in general
Nozzles and liquid spraying devices in general
Fountains in general
Cleaning of pipes in general
Beverages on draught with tap
Local water supply pipe systems
De-clogging devices specially adapted for toilets
Devices in the toilet bowl producing upwardly directed sprays
Building parts characterised by incorporated canalisations
Fixing elements in general
Valves, taps and stopcocks in general
Water conduits and pipes in general
Domestic hot water supply systems
Constructional features of different sensor types used for control of taps
Control of flow rate in general
Control of temperature in general
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:
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Water monitoring or leakage prevention for domestic plumbing installations are classified in E03C 1/00.
Built-in wall boxes for taps are classified in E03C 1/021.
Connecting supplementary waste water sources to waste pipe are classified in E03C 1/184.
Tub boxes for collecting leakage water are classified in E03C 1/20.
Devices for cleaning domestic waste pipes which can also be used in sewage pipes are classified in E03F 9/00.
The subgroups below E03C 2201/00 are given to documents showing sufficient information of the respective feature to be used for a future search, without this feature forming the invention.