CPC Definition - Subclass F24C

Last Updated Version: 2018.05
OTHER DOMESTIC STOVES OR RANGES; DETAILS OF DOMESTIC STOVES OR RANGES, OF GENERAL APPLICATION (radiator stoves of the fluid-circulating type F24H)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Domestic stoves or ranges in which the fuel is not restricted to solid fuel, e.g. gaseous fuels, liquid fuels or electricity is used.

Details for such stoves or ranges.

Cooktops.

Devices for removing cooking fumes, e.g. extractor hoods.

Baking ovens with convection heat.

Relationships with other classification places

Stoves or ranges for solid fuels are classified in F24B.

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Artificial fireplaces or stoves comprising means to simulate flames or the burning of solid fuel using gaseous fuel

F24C 3/006

Eelectrical powered artificial fireplaces or stoves comprising means to simulate flames or the burning of solid fuel

F24C 7/004

Aspects concerning the housing of artificial fireplaces

F24B 1/1808

Induction cooktops are classified

H05B 6/12

Microwave ovens

H05B 6/64

Informative references

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

Bakers' ovens; machines or equipment for baking

A21B

Kitchen cabinets

A47B 77/00

Washing or rinsing machines for crockery or tableware

A47L 15/00

Laundering, drying, ironing, pressing or folding textile articles

D06F

Burners

F23D

Fluid heaters, e.g. water or air heaters, having heat generating means

F24H

Refrigerators

F25D

Glossary of terms

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

Stove

appliance used for generating heat

Range, kitchen stove, cooking stove, cookstove or cooker

kitchen appliance designed to cook food. Such a device has both burners on the top (also known in American English as the cooktop and, in British English, the hob) and, often, an oven

Cooktop

has burners on the top and is usually installed into a countertop

Drop-in range

has both burners on the top and an oven and hangs from a cutout in the countertop (that is, it cannot be installed free-standing on its own)

Stoves or ranges in which the fuel or energy supply is not restricted to solid fuel or to a type covered by a single one of the following groups F24C 3/00 - F24C 9/00; Stoves or ranges in which the type of fuel or energy supply is not specified
Definition statement

This place covers:

Stoves or ranges which are adapted for the use of two or more kinds of fuel or energy supply.

Stoves or ranges solely adapted for radiation heating.

Stoves and ranges for gaseous fuels
Definition statement

This place covers:

Stoves or ranges comprising a gas burner.

Details of such stoves or ranges, e.g. the arrangement or mounting of the burners, the arrangement or mounting of ignition devices and control or safety devices used on these devices.

References
Informative references

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

Control valves

F16K

Premix gas burners with radial outlets at the burning head

F23D 14/06

Regulating or controlling combustion

F23N

Ignition

F23Q

Stoves and ranges for liquid fuels
Definition statement

This place covers:

Stoves and ranges using liquid fuel.

Details of such stoves or ranges, e.g. the arrangement or mounting of the burners, the arrangement or mounting of ignition devices and control or safety devices used on these devices.

Liquid-fuel supply arrangements.

References
Informative references

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

Burners for combustion of a liquid

F23D

Feeding fuel to combustion apparatus

F23K

Regulating or controlling combustion

F23N

Ignition

F23Q

Stoves or ranges heated by electrical energy (electric heating elements or arrangements H05B)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Stoves and ranges using electrical energy.

Details of such stoves or ranges, e.g. the arrangement or mounting of the heating elements, the arrangement or mounting of control or safety devices used on these devices.

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Cooking devices using induction heating

H05B 6/12

Heating using microwaves

H05B 6/64

{simulating flames}
References
Informative references

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

Artificual stove with gaseous fuel

F24C 3/006

Lighting devices or systems simulating flames

F21S 10/04

Simulated fireplace

F24B 1/1808

using microwaves (heating using microwaves in general H05B 6/64)
Special rules of classification

F24C 7/02 is not used anymore for classification, use H05B 6/64.

Arrangement or mounting of control or safety devices (switches H01H; circuit arrangements for electric heating H05B)
References
Informative references

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

Measuring temperature; measuring quantity of heat; thermally-sensitve elements not otherwise provided for

G01K

Controlling members, e.g. knobs or handles;

G05G 1/00

Touch switches

H03K 17/96

Stoves or ranges heated by a single type of energy supply not covered by groups F24C 3/00 - F24C 7/00 or F24B (using the heat from an exothermal reaction not involving a supply of free oxygen gas, {using special gaseous fuel, e.g. acetylene, hydrogen,} using solar energy F24S 20/30; using the heat from an exothermal reaction not involving a supply of free oxygen gas F24V 30/00)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Stoves or ranges using the heat from an exothermal reaction not involving a supply of free oxygen gas, using special gaseous fuel e.g. acetylene, hydrogen.

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Solar heat collectors with supports for article heated, e.g. stoves, ranges crucibles, furnaces or ovens using solar heat

F24S 20/30

Combinations of two or more stoves or ranges, e.g. each having a different kind of energy supply
Definition statement

This place covers:

Combinations of two or more stoves or ranges, e.g. each having a different kind of energy supply.

Stoves or ranges with additional provisions for heating water (mounting arrangements of water heaters or water-heating elements F24H 1/00)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Stoves or range wherein residual heat is used for heating water.

References
Informative references

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

Mounting arrangements of water heaters or water-heating elements

F24H 1/00

Stoves or ranges having self-cleaning provisions, e.g. continuous or catalytic cleaning, electrostatic cleaning
Definition statement

This place covers:

Pyrolytic cooking ovens.

Stoves or ranges wherein a cleaning liquid is used.

References
Informative references

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

Removing cooking fumes

F24C 15/20

Cleaning in general; prevention of fouling

B08B

Detergent compositions

C11D

Details
Definition statement

This place covers:

Details of stoves or ranges such as: arrangements for circulation of cooling air to avoid excessive heat in the housing or door, illumination of oven cavities, doors specially adapted for stoves or ranges, shelves or racks used in cooking ovens.

Cooking hot plate using gas or electrical energy.

Devices for removing cooking fumes, either from a cooking cavity or from a cooking area, e.g. extractor hoods.

Arrangements of ducts for hot gases in or around baking ovens, e.g. convection baking ovens.

{Coatings for ovens}
References
Informative references

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

Enamels; Glazes

C03C 8/00

{Illumination for oven cavities}
References
Informative references

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

Lighting devices inside a domestic oven

F24C 15/008

Means for illuminating ovens

A21B 3/10

Details of lighting of general application

F21V

Lighting for ovens

F21W 2131/307

Lighting devices in microwave cavity

H05B 6/6444

Doors specially adapted for stoves or ranges (in general E06B; for combustion chambers F23M)
References
Informative references

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

Locks; accessories therefore; handcuffs

E05B

Hinges or other suspension devices for doors

E05D

Sealing arrangements on wings or parts co-operating with the wings

E06B 7/16

Sealings

F16J 15/00

Tops, e.g. hot plate; Rings (F24C 15/12, F24C 15/14 take precedence)
References
Informative references

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

Devitrified glass ceramics

C03C 10/00

Surface treatment of glass, not in the form of fibres or filaments, by coating

C03C 17/00

Ohmic resistance heating arrangements specially adapted for cooking plates or analogous hot-plates

H05B 3/68

Induction cooking plates with coil cooling arrangements

H05B 6/1263

Shelves, racks, {rotisserie spits,} or trays inside ovens; Supports therefor
References
Informative references

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

Sliding drawers for tables, cabinets or like furniture

A47B 88/40

Roasting apparatus with movably-mounted food supports or with movable heating implements; spits

A47J 37/04

Roasters; grills; sandwich grills

A47J 37/06

Racks for washing or rinsing machines for crockery or tableware

A47L 15/50

Bearings for parts moving only linearly

F16C 29/00

Shelves in refrigerators

F25D 25/02

Removing cooking fumes (parts, details or accessories of cooking-vessels for withdrawing or condensing cooking vapours from such vessels A47J 36/38)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Devices for removing cooking fumes from cooking cavities or from cooking ranges, e.g. using an extractor hood.

References
Informative references

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

Parts, detail or accessories of cooking-vessels for withdrawing or condensing cooking vapour from cooking utensils

A47J 36/38

Control of fire-fighting equipment

A62C 37/00

Separating dispersed particles from gases or vapours by gravity, inertia or centrifugal forces

B01D 45/00

Filters or filtering processes specially modified for separating dispersed particles from gases or vapours

B01D 46/00

Air-conditioning; air-humidification; ventilation

F24F

Microwave oven air circulation system also used as air extracting hood

H05B 6/6423

Arrangements for mounting stoves or ranges in particular locations
References
Informative references

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

Kitchen cabinets incorporating apparatus operated by power

A47B 77/08

Arrangements of ducts for hot gases, e.g. in or around baking ovens
Definition statement

This place covers:

Baking ovens comprising convection heating using forced circulation.

Baking ovens comprising air moisturising means, e.g. steam ovens.

References
Informative references

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

Ovens heated by media flowing there through

A21B 1/24

Air-treatment devices for ovens, e.g. regulating humidity

A21B 3/04

Steam-heated kettles for domestic use

A47J 27/06

Heat-insulated warming chambers with forced air circulation

A47J 39/003

Heating using microwaves combined with convection heating and using steam

H05B 6/6479