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Number: 72
Name: Metal deforming >
Description: This is a restricted class for the art of metal deforming as defined in this class definition.










Class Number Class Name No. of Patents
72/54

By application of fluent medium, or energy field

102
72/56

By kinetic energy of fluid or field

260
72/60

Using fixed die

317
72/61

Expanding hollow work

271
72/62

In circular section die

237
72/63

Utilizing diaphragm between fluid and work

86
72/57

With actuated tool engaging work

211
72/58

Expanding hollow work

308
72/59

Corrugating tubular work

44
72/55

With cutting

91
72/127

By deflecting successively-presented portions of work during bodily movement thereof (e.g., for coiling, levelling, curving or troughing material in movement)

7
72/183

By tension applied to work or product (e.g., uncoiling)

68
72/160

By use of deflected arranged to provide longitudinally undulating path for work (e.g., "leveling")

88
72/164

And adjustable carrier for deflector

105
72/165

Including tier of roller-deflectors on carriers

31
72/163

And back-up means for roller-deflector

21
72/162

Including relatively-inclined successive rollers

19
72/161

With deforming of work or product (other than levelling)

72
72/176

By use of deflector arranged to bend work transversely of direction of work movement (e.g., troughing)

76
72/179

Including complementary roller-couple

42
72/180

Including plural, axially-spaced circumferential ribs and grooves

41
72/181

Including plural, successively-acting roller-couples

222
72/178

Including roller-cluster

47
72/182

Including roller-couple

30
72/177

With deforming of work or product (other than bending transversely)

112
72/166

By use of deflectors arranged to bend work longitudinally of direction of work-movement

77
72/167

Including thinning of portion of work-section

27
72/170

Including three concurrently-acting delta-arranged deflector elements

30
72/171

And additional work-deflecting or work-constraining element

34
72/172

Comprising two rollers and guide

11
72/173

Including adjustable element

61
72/174

And interrelated means to adjust plural elements simultaneously

9
72/175

Comprising rectilinearly reciprocable carrier for element

35
72/168

With deforming of work or product (other than bending longitudinally)

69
72/169

With handling of curved product

37
72/149

By use of work-contacting wiper and moving, work-holding form

149
72/156

And interrelated means to move form and gripper element thereon

12
72/153

And means to impart compound motion to form

6
72/155

And means to urge wiper toward form surface

35
72/159

And work-complementing gripper faces (e.g., contoured)

46
72/154

Including backed-up, travelling wiper (e.g., follow bar)

21
72/157

Including interchangeable or adjustable wiper or form

60
72/158

Comprising adjustable wiper

21
72/150

With core inside hollow workpiece

68
72/152

With deforming or work or product (other than by wiper and former)

10
72/151

With tensioning or work

16
72/135

To form helical coil or tube

123
72/140

By interchangeable or selectable tool portion

44
72/145

By movable-periphery tool external of coil

60
72/141

By multi-convolutional tool

5
72/138

By use of means acting by and during machine operation to form coil of irregular pitch and/or diameter

72
72/139

Including non-cylindrical core

16
72/142

By work-guide and rotatable, work-holding core

94
72/143

And means to change pitch of coil

20
72/144

And means to traverse work-guide

25
72/136

Including thinning of helical portion of work section

16
72/137

With deforming of work or product (other than by coiler)

99
72/146

To form spiral coil

65
72/148

With core inside coil

101
72/147

With interposes to space adjacent coil convolutions

23
72/129

With cutting of work or product

82
72/132

And actuation of cutter in timed relation to deflector or work movement

74
72/130

And deforming of work or product (other than by deflecting)

43
72/131

And stopping of work movement during cutting

65
72/133

With feeding of discrete articles or orienting of work relative to deflector (other than by deflector)

65
72/128

With modification or control of temperature or work, tool or machine

71
72/134

With use of means to remove product from deflector

34
72/253.1

By extruding through orifice

148
72/259

By plural impellers operating into one extrusion chamber

11
72/262

By rotating impeller means

107
72/272

Container and/or support therefor

79
72/260

Expressing non-uniform cross-section or non-linear product

64
72/261

Expressing plural products

35
72/258

Expressing polymetallic-layered product

62
72/273.5

Indirect extrusion

58
72/263

Non-axial movement of die, ram, mandrel or container

46
72/271

Pressure or velocity conditioning

45
72/273

Ram or ram element

54
72/264

Utilizing internal forming means (e.g., mandrel) or core tube (e.g., wire guide)

105
72/269

Bridge mandrel

54
72/268

Core tube

20
72/266

Integral with ram

13
72/267

Single element ("impact extrusion" type)

59
72/265

Movable longitudinally in ram

30
72/254

With cutting

89
72/255

Severing product from stock or residue

57
72/256

With metal-deforming other than by extrusion

135
72/257

With product handling

71
72/270

Work supplying

68
72/457

By or with work-constrainer and/or manipulated work-forcer

200
72/458

Comprising lever manipulated to force work

134
72/459

With work-complementing tool-face adjacent to work-gripping clamp

61
72/460

Comprising nondeforming work-gripping clamp having adjacent tool-face

17
72/461

Comprising work-stopping abutment

125
72/404

By plural tool-couples

163
72/405.01

With means to feed work between plural tool stations

99
72/405.02

Belt or chain work carrier

29
72/405.06

Continuous stock feed

32
72/405.08

Including means to store work

12
72/405.03

Rotary work carrier (e.g., turret)

46
72/405.05

Sliding table work carrier

7
72/405.04

Threaded rod work carrier

2
72/405.09

Work grasping

50
72/405.11

Reciprocating work feeder

55
72/405.13

Adapted to grasp work laterally (e.g., by gripper rail or transfer fingers)

97
72/405.16

Lifting movement

71
72/405.15

Rotational movement

9
72/405.14

Telescoping work gripper

9
72/405.12

Having work grasping jaws

48
72/405.1

Suction device (e.g., suction cup)

72
72/405.07

Work pushed between tool stations

20
72/274

By pulling workpiece through closed periphery die (e.g., rod-, tube-, or wire-drawing)

73
72/284

And applying a "pushing" force

14
72/285

Movable die

26
72/276

Producing a non-uniform product

28
72/278

Utilizing plural metal-deforming tools

42
72/280

Accumulating work between successive tool stations

23
72/282

All closed dies coaxially aligned

17
72/283

Including a mandrel inserted within a hollow workpiece

102
72/281

Including non-coaxial closed dies

13
72/279

Varying speed of continuous workpiece through successive tool stations

19
72/287

Utilizing specified work moving means

15
72/290

Interrelated work gripper and carrier

23
72/291

Maintaining a "straight-line-draw"

20
72/289

Rotating a drum, roll, sheave, etc.

66
72/288

Varying speed of moving work

16
72/275

With cutting

33
72/286

With heating or cooling

66
72/277

With movement of discrete workpiece angularly, laterally, or in a reverse direction

3
72/380

By relatively movable offset tool-faces (e.g., for bending or drawing)

40
72/381

Embodying three or more coacting relatively movable tools (i.e., tool complex)

75
72/382

Comprising yieldable tool or face portion

27
72/383

With concurrent actuation of tools

56
72/385

Multi-point tool-couple (e.g., corrugator)

95
72/384

Plural

87
72/386

With tool motion in fixed path

48
72/389.1

Between and co-planar with opposed tools

90
72/390.3

Cam actuated

4
72/389.6

Fluid pressure actuated (i.e., hydraulically or pneumatically actuated)

88
72/389.7

Manually pumped (e.g., by use of a hydraulic jack)

9
72/389.8

Pivotable opposed tools

43
72/389.2

For a small radius bend

20
72/389.3

Elongated knife edge die (i.e., press brake)

178
72/389.4

Adjustable tool face

76
72/389.5

Opposed tools having adjustable crown (i.e., provision for die crowning)

48
72/390.5

Lever actuated

17
72/390.4

Linkage actuated

22
72/389.9

Rack and pinion actuated

5
72/390.2

Ratchet actuated

6
72/390.6

Screw actuated

5
72/390.7

Puller

5
72/391.2

Concentric or telescoped tools

66
72/391.4

Tool inside hollow fastener

102
72/391.8

Helically ribbed tool

71
72/391.6

With fastener loader or supply

49
72/387

Pivotal motion only

124
72/388

Cantilever bender

117
72/411

By relatively movable tools having slidably-engaged work-confining wall means (e.g., edgewise sheet-metal bender)

16
72/392

By relatively receding work-engaging tool-faces (e.g., for stretching)

90
72/393

Embodying three or more tools (e.g., tube expander)

182
72/53

By shot-blasting

313
72/394

By three or more coacting relatively movable tools (i.e., tool-complex)

18
72/399

Concurrently actuated tools

44
72/402

All tools movable radially inward

376
72/400

With coacting fixed tool

23
72/401

Between generally opposed-stroke tools

35
72/403

With means to actuate tools in sequence

84
72/395

With paired coplanar tool-faces (e.g., for stretching flat work)

12
72/396

Yieldable face portion or auxiliary tool on tool-couple element

18
72/398

Movable toward and against portion of work (e.g., floating mandrel)

41
72/397

On actuated tool

8
72/292

By tightening flexible band or chain about work

12
72/412

By tool-couple embodying nonplanar tool-face

118
72/416

Similar tool-faces

245
72/413

With adjustable or replaceable section of tool-face

133
72/414

With complementary tool-faces (e.g., for embossing)

125
72/415

Constant profile (e.g., cylindrical segments)

27
72/48

By tool-couple pressing together adjacent surface portions of same work (e.g., tube-seamer)

14
72/49

To form helically-seamed tube

80
72/50

Using roller conforming to seam contour

37
72/51

To form longitudinally-seamed tube

78
72/52

During longitudinal movement of work

83
72/64

By twisting axially moving work

26
72/65

With adjustment of machine or variation in effect of tool on product

19
72/184

By use of "flying tool" engaging moving work

44
72/187

Included in plural deforming stations or passes

84
72/188

Passes spaced along axis of rotating tool

3
72/189

Including arcuately oscillating tool-face

19
72/190

Including orbitally-moving tool-face

44
72/191

Moving in circular orbit

33
72/195

Circumferentially adjustable relative to work-spaced cooperating surface

15
72/194

Included in tool-cluster

13
72/198

With cooperating allochiral tool-face

32
72/196

With cooperating complementary (e.g., conjugate) tool-face

63
72/192

With cooperating rectilinearly-moving tool (e.g., "anvil")

9
72/193

Comprising tool inside hollow work

7
72/197

With cooperating roller

65
72/185

With cutting

37
72/186

By composite cutting, deforming tool

68
72/343

By use of closed-die and coacting work-forcer (e.g., push-drawing)

31
72/347

Cup or shell drawing (i.e., deep drawing)

239
72/348

With additional metal-deforming

326
72/349

Plural deep drawing

221
72/350

With application of frictional restraining force to work during deformation

166
72/351

With yieldable actuation of work-gripper (e.g., spring-biased blank-holder)

119
72/352

Forcing work into or within closed die; e.g., forging

172
72/353.2

By two or more coacting tools movable relative to closed die; e.g., tool complex

68
72/354.6

One tool telescoping into closed die

35
72/355.2

Coaxial opposed tools

34
72/355.6

Both tools telescoping into closed die

79
72/355.4

Passing through work; e.g., punch

64
72/354.8

One yieldably connected to another

32
72/353.4

Symmetrically expanding tools

36
72/353.6

With tools converging to form annular surface; e.g., segments of closed die

23
72/354.2

With tools converging to form annular surface; e.g., segments of closed die

53
72/360

Coacting closed-dies

56
72/358

Tool portion enters cavity of closed die

137
72/359

With telescoping engagement

137
72/357

With actuation of split die

62
72/356

With additional metal-deforming

345
72/361

With holding, handling or guiding of work or product

140
72/344

With stripping or ejecting from tool

116
72/345

Timed with tool motion

90
72/346

With work feeding

19
72/293

By use of non-deforming work-gripping clamp and relatively movable clamp, tool or work-forcer

35
72/295

By individually non-deforming clamps

41
72/301

With bodily motion in fixed path

31
72/302

Substantially direct approach or recession (e.g., stretching)

91
72/303

Along curved path (e.g., tire upsetting)

5
72/296

With coacting relatively movable tool

62
72/297

With means to actuate tool

42
72/300

With interrelated clamp closer and clamp mover

6
72/298

With means to rotate clamp about fixed axis

27
72/299

About axis intersecting work-gripping regions of two clamps (e.g., twisting)

51
72/308

Clamp is active metal-deforming element

42
72/310

Clamp rotatable about fixed axis (e.g., bending brake)

22
72/309

With coacting movable tool

20
72/316

Clamp structure constitutes sole initial metal-deforming force-reaction means (i.e., is passive tool)

107
72/318

Deforming indeterminate-length work

74
72/322

With die surface extending from clamp jaw

42
72/323

Plural die surface portions and coacting tools

70
72/319

With pivotal tool (e.g., sheet metal bender)

212
72/320

With die surface extension on clamp

27
72/321

Curved die surface

30
72/317

With plural selectively usable clamps (e.g., tube flarer)

29
72/311

Movable clamp

66
72/306

Plural or complex apparatus (e.g., with plural operations)

185
72/307

With means to advance elongated work (e.g., pipe elbow crimper)

217
72/294

With cutting

120
72/312

With interrelated clamp closer and tool mover

69
72/313

Jaw actuator driven by tool or tool holder

43
72/314

Mechanical actuator

8
72/315

Cam or toggle

58
72/305

With plural spaced clamps

69
72/304

With work-distorting clamp

22
72/199

By use of roller or roller-like tool-element

122
72/214

Comprising tool movable relative to stationary work-portion during deformation

126
72/215

Along a curved path

18
72/216

About a fixed pivot

10
72/217

Work between movable tool and pivot (e.g., sweep-arm bender)

142
72/219

Including adjustable tool

23
72/218

With means to apply torque to movable tool

21
72/220

Along a straight path relative to stationary cooperating tool

45
72/224

Included in roller-cluster

103
72/225

Comprising diverse roller-pairs

106
72/207

Including rectilinearly moving tool cooperating with single roller

20
72/205

Including tautening of work during deformation (e.g., "tension bridle")

176
72/211

Mounted on manually maneuverable carrier

38
72/210

Mounted on travelling, work-supported carriage

25
72/221

Plural passes spaced along axis of one roller of tool-couple

26
72/223

Roller common to two tool-couples

0
72/222

With use of means to displace work laterally into next pass

7
72/226

Plural roller-couples (e.g., successively or optionally usable)

89
72/232

Including one roller common to two roller-couples (e.g., three-high mill)

18
72/233

Including roller shiftable between successive passes of work

0
72/234

Including successively-acting roller-couples

230
72/235

Comprising relatively-inclined successive couples

115
72/227

With material-handling between successive couples

51
72/230

By curved guide (e.g., "loop return")

9
72/231

Changing orientation or direction of work

33
72/228

Including optionally selectable work paths

28
72/229

To reverse-roll the workpiece

123
72/252.5

Roller or roller-like tool-element of particular configuration

125
72/237

With carrier for roller-couple or tool-couple

189
72/241.2

Including back-up for roller

66
72/243.2

Including reaction roll

21
72/243.4

Equal size pair of reaction rolls

22
72/243.6

Irregular, convex or hollow back-up roll

26
72/242.2

Load bearing, equal size pair of back-up rolls

11
72/242.4

And second stage, equal size pair of back-up rolls

31
72/241.4

With means to relatively vary back-up force along roller axis

61
72/241.6

Hydraulic or pneumatic force appliers spaced along roller axis

64
72/241.8

Means to apply bending moment to roller or back-up roll

91
72/245

Including fluent-driven tool support

210
72/247

Including means to position tool along axis

207
72/246

Including resiliently urged tool support

25
72/248

With "screw-down" to adjust bite of tool-couple

86
72/244

With interposer (e.g., wedge or gag) between tool and pressure applier

46
72/249

With means to drive tool

170
72/238

With replacement of tool

202
72/239

By means to replace tool

145
72/240

With variation of bite of roller-couple during deformation

77
72/236

With cleaning or conditioning of tool, or lubrication of tool or machine

149
72/203

With cutting of work or product

157
72/204

By composite cutting deforming tool

35
72/250

With handling of, or guiding of, work or product relative to tool

166
72/251

By endless belt or conveyor roll

67
72/252

By reciprocating or oscillating means

34
72/200

With modification or control of temperature of work, tool or machine

102
72/202

By means (other than a tool) modifying temperature of work

166
72/201

Including cooling

319
72/206

With non-roller metal deforming station

73
72/208

With tool inside hollow work

127
72/209

Comprising plug acting on longitudinally moving work

77
72/212

With work-forcer offset from, and relatively movable between, spaced rollers

14
72/213

With use of means to move work-forcer

51
72/67

By use of tool acting during relative rotation between tool and work about internal center (e.g., gyrating or rotating tool)

54
72/80

During rotation of work

22
72/95

And longitudinal movement of work

50
72/96

Using external rotating tool and internal core

82
72/97

Including work-piercing or work-expanding plug

92
72/99

Using hyperboloidal roller

21
72/100

Using tool-cluster

46
72/98

Using tool-surfaces spaced along axis of work rotation

75
72/94

And movement of work laterally of rotational axis during deformation

103
72/91

Caused by rotating tool and opposing concave surface

40
72/92

Non-rotating concave surface

25
72/93

With means to adjust concave surface

8
72/88

Caused by tools (e.g., "platens") relatively moving parallel to their surface

140
72/89

Including rotating tool (e.g., "disk-platen")

6
72/90

Including stationary tool

29
72/82

Caused by work-holding, shape-imparting form (e.g., for "spinning")

83
72/83

With means causing cooperating presser member to traverse form surface

79
72/86

Using angularly related roller-couple acting parallel to axis of work rotation

16
72/87

And additional work-engaging tool, circumferentially spaced about axis of work rotation

4
72/102

Using non-cylindrical rotating tool

71
72/105

And cooperating, complementary tool

127
72/106

And circumferentially spaced, work-engaging elements

44
72/103

Having helical groove

42
72/104

With cooperating tool rotating in same direction

53
72/107

Included in roller-cluster

55
72/109

Including in tool-couple

12
72/108

With cooperating tool rotating in same direction

77
72/110

Using roller-cluster

193
72/101

Using rotating tool-couple relatively adjustable about pivot normal to tool axis

31
72/84

Using tool having rotating surface moving along it axis of rotation during deformation

143
72/85

And means causing tool to traverse surface of cooperating rotatable member

80
72/111

Using tool-couple

47
72/81

With "pattern" causing movement of presser member

22
72/75

Spherical tool

101
72/112

Tool orbiting or rotating about an axis

80
72/115

Comprising movable tool cooperating with fixed, work-spaced tool

56
72/117

Outwardly acting movable tool

61
72/116

Plural, selectively usable fixed tools

9
72/124

Comprising roller cooperating with work-spaced tool

24
72/113

Comprising transverse-axis roller inside hollow work

15
72/114

Helically-grooved tool threadedly engaging work

65
72/118

Including tool surfaces spaced along orbital axis

24
72/119

Including plural tools rotating on angularly related axes

13
72/126

Tool both orbits and rotates

63
72/120

With actuation of tool radially

39
72/122

Including rotating tool mounted on rotating carrier

50
72/123

Including roller having noncylindrical work-engaging surface

47
72/121

Wherein tool is actuated inwardly

97
72/125

With work or tool locator or work-clamp

117
72/70

With cutting of work or product

63
72/71

By composite cutting, deforming tool

111
72/72

With actuation of cutter in timed relation to movement of deformer or work

11
72/68

With metal deformation of different type

109
72/69

With modification or control of temperature of work, tool or machine, or with lubrication thereof

76
72/73

With oscillation of work about work-axis

6
72/74

With oscillation of work-engaging tool surface about work surface

15
72/77

With tool surface orbiting around axis parallel to direction of travel of longitudinally moving work

32
72/79

Including deflectors arranged to provide undulating path for work

22
72/78

Including orbiting roller mounted on rotating carrier

55
72/76

Work-hammering tool

60
72/704

Camber-adjusting tool

24
72/66

Coiling by work-guide member orbiting about longitudinal centerline of formed coil

36
72/700

Deforming specified alloys or uncommon metal or bimetallic work

130
72/712

Electrical terminal crimper

44
72/706

Explosive

22
72/711

Hydrostatic extrusion

7
72/417

Including interrelated tool-mover and blankholder-mover

21
72/418

Including tool means to move work to or against cooperating tool

28
72/703

Knurling

34
72/707

Magnetism

54
72/715

Method of making can bodies

50
72/714

Method of making universal joint shell

10
72/713

Method of making vehicle power transmitting shaft

11
72/483

Miscellaneous

8
72/702

Overbending to compensate for springback

91
72/701

Preventing distortion

21
 

Process (72/362)

 
72/362

Process

37
72/365.2

"rolling"

167
72/366.2

Between disclosed rollers

150
72/371

Coiling and/or twisting

84
72/379.2

Deforming sheet metal

491
72/379.4

Container making

215
72/379.6

Forming undulations

142
72/363

Deforming stacked blanks

53
72/372

Involving use of claimed apparatus

36
72/373

Reciprocating tool

20
72/374

Opposed tool faces

14
72/375

Complementary

18
72/376

Single tool pair

11
72/367.1

Tube making or reshaping

81
72/369

Bending

217
72/370.23

Change in cross section

66
72/370.24

Change in circular tube diameter

30
72/370.25

Reduction in diameter

50
72/370.26

Polygon cross section (e.g., rectangular)

28
72/370.14

Changing wall thickness

37
72/370.15

Increasing wall thickness

17
72/370.01

Comprising use of internal tool

102
72/370.02

End necked down

57
72/370.03

End upset

60
72/370.06

Expanding tube

102
72/370.08

Expanding internal tool

64
72/370.07

Sleeve expanded in passage

50
72/370.04

Laterally pressed die(s)

60
72/370.05

Collapsible mandrel

22
72/370.19

Corrugations forming

57
72/370.2

Axial

21
72/370.1

End forming

84
72/370.13

Compression die (e.g., swaging)

36
72/370.12

End closing (e.g., crimping)

23
72/370.11

Flange forming

48
72/370.16

Fin or thread forming

16
72/370.17

Internal

34
72/370.18

And external

3
72/370.27

Forming holes in tube

47
72/370.21

Groove forming

54
72/368

Making

170
72/370.22

Using pressurized fluid during deformation

83
72/377

With attenuation, thickening, elongating or shortening of work material

252
72/378

By application of tensile forces

46
72/364

With temperature maintenance or modification

243
72/708

Reverse drawing

3
72/709

Superplastic material

89
72/462

Tool and/or tool holder

145
72/476

Having unitary tool-face

43
72/478

Comprising plural sections fixed together in use (e.g., adjustable or collapsible)

115
72/477

Including optionally selectable faces

58
72/479

With elongated extension fixed to tool face in use (e.g., handle or shank)

169
72/480

Adjustable relative to tool-face before use

9
72/481.1

With support or holder for adjustable or removable tool face

104
72/482.1

Cam to move or hold tool face

22
72/482.2

To hold by actuating a clamping mechanism

31
72/482.3

Wedge shaped cam

12
72/482.5

Engaging dovetail on tool face

4
72/482.4

To move tool face

8
72/482.8

Gear to move tool face

6
72/482.6

Lever to move tool face

14
72/482.9

Magnetic means to hold tool face

4
72/482.92

Pin to hold tool face

32
72/481.2

Pneumatic- or fluid-actuated means to move or hold tool face

52
72/482.7

Ratchet to move tool face

3
72/482.91

Spring to hold tool face

51
72/481.3

Threaded means to move or hold tool face

33
72/481.6

To hold by actuating a clamping mechanism

34
72/481.7

Threaded means comprising "fastener"

19
72/481.9

To hold by binding tool face

8
72/481.8

To hold by threaded means comprising "fastener"

29
72/481.4

To move by threaded member that travels along tool face

10
72/481.5

Threaded means "telescopically" interfits with tool face

5
72/482.93

Tool face held by friction fit to support

13
72/482.94

Tool face threaded directly to support

11
72/464

Including deforming tool and cutting tool

49
72/465.1

Including flexible or yieldable tool or support

39
72/466.2

Bending mandrel

25
72/466

Flexible or articulated back-up

77
72/466.7

Fluid pressure supported

18
72/466.6

Handtool (e.g., hammer or dolly)

8
72/466.3

Overload release

8
72/466.8

Resilient material

86
72/466.9

Metal spring (e.g., coil or leaf)

55
72/466.4

Riveting tool

13
72/466.5

Rivet bucker or dolly

14
72/470

Including tool couple or die couple (e.g., opposed die faces)

50
72/473

Having adjustable face

29
72/474

Having nonsymmetrical faces

15
72/475

Complementary faces

27
72/472

Including plural tool couples

58
72/471

With intermediate tool

8
72/467

Tool comprising closed periphery deforming passageway

187
72/468

Including adjustable size or multiple passageway

40
72/469

Tool-comprising die plate having ribs and/or grooves

99
72/463

With nondeforming passageway

22
 

Tool or tool holder (72/462)

 
72/705

Vehicle body or frame straightener

456
72/710

Vibrating

32
72/46

With "coating" of work

159
72/47

Metal coating

122
72/39

With cleaning, descaling, or lubrication of work or product

105
72/41

Lubricating

121
72/43

With means to apply lubricant

99
72/44

With means to transfer lubricant

31
72/45

Force feed

56
72/42

With particular lubricant

451
72/40

Mechanical cleaning

84
72/324

With cutting

144
72/325

By composite tool (e.g., piercing)

243
72/326

Shear-type

100
72/330

Blank detaching

30
72/331

Severing (e.g., subdividing)

31
72/327

With endless cutting edges

84
72/329

Blank detaching

53
72/328

Utilizing stripper or ejector

30
72/332

By shearing tool-couple

67
72/337

Blank detaching

57
72/333

With endless cutting edges (e.g., for punching a hole)

58
72/334

After final metal-deforming operation

145
72/335

Pre-cutting (i.e., before metal-deforming)

152
72/336

Blank detaching

106
72/340

Machining after final metal-deforming (e.g., grinding to size)

115
72/341

Machining between plural metal-deforming operations

35
72/338

Severing a discrete piece from stock, work, or product

90
72/339

Pre-cutting

92
72/38

With exposure of work to gas, vapor, mist, or modified atmosphere

118
72/31.01

With indication of condition or position of work, product, or machine element (e.g., broken tool alarm, etc.)

101
72/31.07

Including deformation by roller or roller-like tool

39
72/31.08

Distance between tools of tool couple

24
72/31.09

Work guide position

2
72/31.1

Including deformation by simple bending

83
72/31.11

Tool or tool driver travel

58
72/31.12

Work stop position

15
72/31.02

Trueness (e.g., devices for repairing, etc.)

26
72/31.03

Elongate member straightening

22
72/31.06

Tube diameter resizing

14
72/31.04

Tube or rod bending

35
72/31.05

Deflection angle

39
72/31.13

Work drawn or extruded through die

13
72/407

With means to actuate both elements of tool-couple

121
72/408

By continuously rotating shaft

12
72/409.01

Handle actuated (e.g., plier type, etc.)

170
72/409.18

Flanger or beader

14
72/409.02

Hog ringer

6
72/409.03

With supply

12
72/409.1

Including cam

30
72/409.13

Including distinct work retaining or positioning means

23
72/409.15

Belt clip

0
72/409.14

Electrical connector

93
72/409.16

Including selectable or replaceable tool

50
72/409.07

Multiple stroke actuator

9
72/409.11

Plural tools pivotal with respect to plural handles

21
72/409.17

Spreader

6
72/409.12

Toggle

61
72/409.08

Tool having constant angular orientation

23
72/409.09

Including cam

9
72/409.04

With work supply or feed

10
72/409.06

Electrical connector

24
72/409.05

Surgical clip

13
72/409.19

Work comprises tube

48
72/429

With means to drive tool

22
72/452.1

Including cam-actuated support

25
72/452.8

Linear cam

43
72/452.9

Inclined cam (eg., inclined plane)

102
72/452.2

Pivotal cam

15
72/452.3

Internal cam

10
72/452.4

Rotary cam

23
72/452.7

Axial cam face

25
72/452.5

Eccentric circle (e.g., crank)

78
72/452.6

Radial cam face

20
72/449

Including gear-actuated tool support

67
72/450

Including link-actuated tool support

149
72/451

Toggle links

93
72/430

Including magnet, solenoid or explosive

117
72/453.01

Including pneumatic- or fluid-actuated tool support

101
72/453.18

Having hydraulic or pneumatic return

56
72/453.19

Riveting tool

25
72/453.13

Including fluid cushion for die opposite to ram

111
72/453.02

Multiple or staged drive means

77
72/453.05

Displacement additive

7
72/453.06

Pressure additive

28
72/453.07

Axially aligned pistons

30
72/453.08

Independently actuated means

28
72/453.09

Pull-down press

6
72/453.03

With mechanical drive means

68
72/453.04

Fluid high pressure/mechanical low pressure

9
72/453.12

Pull-down press

9
72/453.15

Randomly manipulated or work-supported tool

83
72/453.16

With handle for manual manipulation

167
72/453.17

Riveting tool

80
72/453.1

Utilizing stored energy

9
72/453.11

Stored kinetic energy

7
72/453.14

With ram or tool support aligning means

21
72/454

Including screw-actuated tool support

137
72/431

Including yieldable connection in drive train to movable tool

17
72/433

Including metallic spring connection

10
72/434

Coil spring

10
72/432

Including pneumatic or hydraulic connection

19
72/435

Mechanical potential-energy drive means only

2
72/437

Wherein energy is stored by retraction of tool

10
72/440

Wherein tool is retracted by flexible strap

1
72/439

Wherein tool is retracted by pinch rolls acting on rectilinearly moving tool-support

2
72/438

With means to control force of blow

13
72/436

With means to check energy for subsequent release

8
72/446

With means to permit tool positioning

352
72/448

To position stationary tool of tool-pair

120
72/447

To reposition line-of-action of tool

129
72/441

With means to selectably control movement of tool

98
72/442

By drive means common to optionally selectable tools

79
72/444

By means to connect and/or disconnect tool from its drive

54
72/443

To control speed of tool

59
72/445

With stored-energy means to retract tool

13
72/406

With means to effect compound motion of tool (e.g., rocking)

52
72/419

With means to handle work or product

84
72/422

By gripper and/or endless chain

221
72/423

With drum carrier for gripper

8
72/420

Including means to permit maneuvering of work or product at tool zone

199
72/421

With means to interrelate movement of tool and of work

148
72/426

Including product handling means

73
72/427

Ejector

123
72/425

Including variable-speed means

6
72/428

Including work guide

69
72/424

With means to store workpieces (e.g., magazine)

52
72/1

With randomly-actuated stopping

30
72/2

Manually controlled

8
72/3

Responsive to condition of work or product

26
72/4

Work feed or faulty work

42
72/5

Termination or tangle of running-length work

10
72/30.1

With stopping upon completion of prescribed operation

33
72/30.2

Metal deforming by use of roller or roller-like tool element

7
72/342.1

With temperature modification of tool or of specified portion of work

140
72/342.2

Cooling

45
72/342.5

And heating of work

69
72/342.6

Distinct temperature modifications at distinct locations of workpiece

47
72/342.3

Of tool

45
72/342.4

And heating of tool

22
72/342.94

Distinct temperature modifications at distinct locations of workpiece

94
72/342.96

By passing electric current through work

45
72/342.7

Of tool

61
72/342.92

By electrical resistance heater within tool

26
72/342.8

Preheating

40
72/455

With tool carrier (e.g., press frame)

216
72/456

With guide for rectilinearly moving tool

128
72/6.1

With use of control means energized in response to activator stimulated by condition sensor

10
72/16.1

Including plural sensors or sensor responsive to comparison between plural conditions

16
72/17.2

Sensing tool or tool-linked part

57
72/16.2

Sensing work or product (e.g., by x-ray)

39
72/16.8

Sensing cross sectional dimension

10
72/16.9

Sensing thickness

8
72/16.7

Sensing lead end or tail end

8
72/16.3

Sensing performance of work or product

12
72/16.6

Sensing slack or tension (e.g., by use of dancer)

3
72/16.5

Sensing temperature

9
72/17.1

Sensing tool or tool-linked part

13
72/16.4

Work and product

13
72/19.8

Including use of sensor responsive to energy input to tool or tool driver

30
72/19.9

Sensing pressure of tool actuating fluid

44
72/14.8

Including use of sensor responsive to information carried by removable auxiliary record (e.g., recording disk, tape, or card)

70
72/14.9

Including plural sensors or sensor responsive to comparison between plural conditions

5
72/15.1

Sensing "memory" stored on tool or tool-linked part

31
72/15.2

Sensing "pattern"

11
72/15.3

Sensing work or product (e.g., by x-ray)

13
72/15.5

Sensing cross section dimension

2
72/15.4

Sensing lead end or tail end

1
72/6.2

Metal deforming by use of roller or roller-like tool element

12
72/14.7

Controlling deflector

6
72/8.1

Including plural sensors or sensor responsive to comparison between plural conditions

13
72/8.2

Sensing "memory" stored on tool or tool-linked part

3
72/10.1

Sensing tool or tool-linked part

59
72/10.4

Sensing force

91
72/10.6

By sensing hydraulic pressure applied to roll

26
72/10.5

By sensor along roll surface and another sensor along roll axis

8
72/10.7

Sensing roll gap

47
72/10.3

Sensing roll rotation (e.g., speed or distance)

53
72/10.2

Sensing torque

16
72/8.3

Sensing work or product (e.g., by x-ray)

50
72/8.9

Sensing cross sectional dimension

30
72/9.1

Sensing flatness (e.g., crown)

72
72/9.2

Sensing thickness

97
72/9.3

Of edge of work or product

9
72/9.4

Sensor utilizes radiation to detect thickness (e.g., by x-ray)

15
72/8.8

Sensing lead end or tail end

29
72/8.6

Sensing slack or tension (e.g., by use of dancer)

61
72/8.7

Measuring tension distribution across width of work

15
72/8.5

Sensing temperature

37
72/9.5

Sensing tool or tool-linked part

13
72/8.4

Work and product

17
72/13.1

Including use of sensor responsive to energy input to tool or tool driver

7
72/13.2

Including plural sensors or sensor responsive to plural conditions

5
72/13.3

Sensing pressure of tool actuating fluid

17
72/7.1

Including use of sensor responsive to information carried by removable auxiliary record (e.g., recording disk, tape, or card)

31
72/7.2

Including plural sensors or sensor responsive to comparison between plural conditions

12
72/7.3

Sensing "pattern"

1
72/7.4

Sensing work or product (e.g., by x-ray)

26
72/7.6

Sensing cross sectional dimension

16
72/7.5

Sensing lead end or tail end

4
72/10.8

Requiring operative intervention (e.g., for safety)

2
72/10.9

With pause awaiting input from operative

2
72/13.4

Sensing tool or tool-linked part

64
72/14.1

Including plural sensors or sensor responsive to plural conditions

40
72/14.4

Sensing force on tool

60
72/14.5

By sensing hydraulic pressure

22
72/14.2

To control operation of interlock

0
72/13.5

To control predetermined sequence of operating movements (e.g., of one tool operating on work)

7
72/13.6

Of different operating assemblages

2
72/13.7

Including plural sensors or sensor responsive to plural conditions

3
72/13.8

Including work handling or product handling

3
72/14.3

To stop machine

10
72/11.1

Sensing work or product (e.g., by x-ray)

42
72/11.2

Including plural sensors or sensor responsive to plural conditions

30
72/11.6

Sensing cross sectional dimension

28
72/11.7

Sensing flatness (e.g., crown)

101
72/11.8

Sensing thickness

61
72/11.9

Of edge of work or product

8
72/11.5

Sensing lead end or tail end

35
72/11.4

Sensing slack or tension (e.g., by use of dancer)

60
72/11.3

Sensing temperature

25
72/12.1

Sensing tool or tool-linked part

20
72/12.6

Including sensor responsive to infeeder or outpuller

3
72/12.7

Sensing cross sectional dimension

39
72/12.8

To control operation of deformer directly by sensor

15
72/12.5

Sensing lead end or tail end

31
72/12.3

Sensing slack or tension (e.g., by use of dancer)

43
72/12.4

With deforming of work by sensor

1
72/12.2

Sensing temperature

41
72/14.6

To control different operating assemblages

2
72/20.1

Sensing tool or tool-linked part

149
72/21.1

Including plural sensors or sensor responsive to plural conditions

88
72/21.4

Sensing force on tool

108
72/21.5

By sensing hydraulic pressure

39
72/21.2

To control operation of interlock

4
72/20.2

To control predetermined sequence of operating movements (e.g., of one tool operating on work)

53
72/20.3

Of different operating assemblages

18
72/20.4

Including plural sensors or sensor responsive to plural conditions

16
72/20.5

Including work handling or product handling

32
72/21.3

To stop machine

79
72/17.3

Sensing work or product (e.g., by x-ray)

98
72/18.1

Including plural sensors or sensor responsive to plural conditions

22
72/18.6

Sensing cross sectional dimension

15
72/18.7

Sensing flatness (e.g., crown)

4
72/18.8

Sensing thickness

7
72/18.5

Sensing lead end or tail end

8
72/18.4

Sensing slack or tension (e.g., by use of dancer)

0
72/18.3

Sensing temperature

11
72/18.9

Sensing tool or tool-linked part

20
72/18.2

Work and product

6
72/19.5

Including sensor responsive to infeeder or outpuller

4
72/19.6

Sensing cross sectional dimension

18
72/19.7

To control operation of deformer directly by sensor

7
72/19.4

Sensing lead end or tail end

14
72/19.2

Sensing slack or tension (e.g., by use of dancer)

7
72/19.3

With deforming of work by sensor

0
72/19.1

Sensing temperature

17
72/21.6

To control different operating assemblages

16
72/37

With use of optical or transparent (e.g., viewing) means

105
72/28.1

With use of self regulating control system utilizing electrical or hydraulic energy

13
72/28.2

Metal deforming by use of roller or roller-like tool element

5
72/29.1

Utilizing electrical energy

12
72/29.2

Utilizing electrical energy

8
 
 
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