(under the class definition) Coating apparatus provided with means to impart motion to the work for the purpose of altering the characteristics of the coating.
(1) Note. In this and the indented subclass may be found, for example, devices for immersing the work and then slowly rotating or positionally moving it to insure that the coating flows evenly over the entire surface of the article.
(2) Note. Normal advancement of the work is not considered manipulation within the definition of this subclass even though the work is operated on by a device such as a doctor blade during said normal advancement.
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52+, for coating apparatus combined with means to rotate the base at such speed that centrifugal force affects the coating.
100+, for coating apparatus having a solid member acting on a coating after its application.
639, for coating apparatus combined with means to deter excess accumulations of coating material by the action of an electrostatic field.