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Number: 219/245
Name: Electric heating > Heating devices > Combined with pressure application means > Sole plate-type pressure application means (e.g., flatiron)
Description: Subject matter wherein the structure comprises pressure application means consisting of a manually held sole plate which generally includes hand held laundry irons.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
219/246 Combined with stand 12
219/249 Convertible 12
219/259 Supporting devices 23
219/248 With condition-responsive indicator 25
219/256 With electrical circuit completion or terminal structure 17
219/258 With heat storage, exchange, or reflector means 13
219/254 With heating unit structure 30
219/250 With power supply, voltage or current-control means 39

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8481891 Induction ironing system Jul. 9, 2013
8464445 Steam ironing device having heating means, pump, and control circuit to control ratio of fluid flow rate of pump to power of heating means Jun. 18, 2013
8089030 Bucky warmer with holder Jan. 3, 2012
7923661 Talking iron Apr. 12, 2011
7838798 Shirt finishing machine with function for extending collar Nov. 23, 2010
7717104 Handheld device for fast electrical ignition of a charcoal grill May. 18, 2010
7199334 Apparatus and method for heating and transferring a workpiece prior to forming Apr. 3, 2007
7161087 Module assembly with mounting integrity detection including deformable washer Jan. 9, 2007
7155117 Hand held garment steamer Dec. 26, 2006
7108910 Double sided adhesive carpet tape Sep. 19, 2006
7021358 Rechargeable composite ply applicator Apr. 4, 2006
7011797 Apparatus for thawing frozen biological fluids utilizing heating plates and oscillatory motion to enhance heat transfer by mixing Mar. 14, 2006
6992267 Low-temperature steam electric iron with separately heated steam space Jan. 31, 2006
6919537 Electric heat sealer Jul. 19, 2005
6888102 Carpet seaming iron May. 3, 2005
6814273 Flatwire repair tool systems and methods Nov. 9, 2004
6516535 Dual purpose hair dryer Feb. 11, 2003
6172335 Carpet seaming iron with electronic temperature control Jan. 9, 2001
6140610 Low profile carpet seaming iron with replaceable handle and sole plate of varying thickness Oct. 31, 2000
6054679 Deposition method of product molded with thermoplastic resin, and a depositing electrode to be used for this deposition method Apr. 25, 2000
5944943 Carpet seaming iron Aug. 31, 1999
5922228 Heat spacer for iron Jul. 13, 1999
5804791 Heating element having a sandwich structure and electric home appliance of the type of steam pressing iron containing such an element Sep. 8, 1998
5637931 Safety apparatus for an electrical iron Jun. 10, 1997
5532455 Sole for an electric steam iron with alternating vaporization and heating regions Jul. 2, 1996
5478984 Steam iron with thermal shield secured to the sole and process for the securement of such thermal shield on the sole Dec. 26, 1995
5453150 Carpet seaming apparatus and method Sep. 26, 1995
5444216 Distribution chamber for an electric steam iron with two compartments separated by a partition Aug. 22, 1995
5384001 Carpet seaming apparatus and method Jan. 24, 1995
5349160 Iron comprising a humidity detector for controlling the heating element and also providing a motion indication Sep. 20, 1994
5294284 Heat shield for carpet seaming iron Mar. 15, 1994
5252806 Adapter plate for increasing the effective width of a carpet iron Oct. 12, 1993
5250139 Lighted bonding iron Oct. 5, 1993
5210394 Electric carpet sealing iron with dual odor and smoke filtration arrangement May. 11, 1993
5170577 Electric steam iron comprising a plate grouping together the regulating elements Dec. 15, 1992
5170038 Iron unit adapted to be used with hair dryers Dec. 8, 1992
5094021 Ultrasonic iron Mar. 10, 1992
4913338 Process for producing a heating plate and heating article relating to this Apr. 3, 1990
4910362 Electrical appliance with holder for securing an electrical cord Mar. 20, 1990
4857706 Ironing accessory Aug. 15, 1989
4851642 Wallpaper steamer Jul. 25, 1989
4829157 Electric iron for heating heat-sensitive tape May. 9, 1989
4814580 Thermal walkway Mar. 21, 1989
4810855 Combined set of household electrical appliances and a handgrip therefor Mar. 7, 1989
4748755 Housing assembly for electric steaming and pressing iron Jun. 7, 1988
4744160 Fabric pressing machine using superheated steam May. 17, 1988
4714514 Baseplate construction for an iron used to face seam carpet with hot melt adhesive tape Dec. 22, 1987
4702933 Fabric pressing device Oct. 27, 1987
4692588 Steam generating apparatus for different household application outlets Sep. 8, 1987
4665637 Sole plate coating for a fabric pressing device May. 19, 1987

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