FSG 75 Office Supplies and Devices

Office Supplies and Devices
Supply Items Included in Federal Supply Group 75
PAPER,RECORDING,FACSIMILE

A thin, flexible, sensitized material in roll or sheet form, which is designed to receive images, such as news pictures, weather maps, and the like, transmitted electronically from a distance by a facsimile process. This material shall not reflect preprinted grids or other charting data. Excludes CHART, RECORDING INSTRUMENT.

PAPER,PARCHMENT

A parchment-like paper made from cotton fiber and/or chemical wood pulps. Excludes PAPER, WRAPPING, VEGETABLE PARCHMENT and TAPE, PARCHMENT PAPER.

PAPER,DUPLICATING,COPY

A paper designed for a particular process of reproducing one or more copies from the original.

PAPER,DRAWING

A paper generally made from chemical wood pulps, cotton fiber pulp, or mixtures of these, It has a good writing surface, good erasability, and a dull or low finish. Excludes PAPER, TRACING; and PAPER, GRAPH.

PAPERBOARD,DRAWING

A paper product where stiffness is an important characteristic. A good writing surface and erasability are desirable.

PAPER,DUPLICATING,MASTER

Paper designed for use as a master in a particular process of reproducing one or more copies from the original. See also PAPER, SET, DUPLICATING, MASTER.

LABEL

A flexible item designed to be affixed to an object by adhesion or sewing to indicate contents, destination, or other similar identification. It may be blank with a surface designed for marking, preprinted, or have data woven into it. May be in roll form if perforations or markings are provided for detaching items of a specific length, or if separate labels are affixed to a continuous roll of backing material. Excludes MARKER, IDENTIFICATION; PLATE, IDENTIFICATION; TAPE IDENTIFICATION; and TAPE, PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVE.

STENCIL,DUPLICATING,HAND STAMP

STENCIL,DUPLICATING MACHINE

PAPER,GRAPH

PAD,PRESCRIPTION BLANK

PAD,WRITING PAPER

Excludes FORM, PRINTED.

ENVELOPE,WALLET

An envelope having one or more compartments closed on three sides. It may have a flap.

CARD SET,GUIDE,FILE

A set consisting of two or more cards having tabbed edges to facilitate reference. The set may have a variation of printed data on the tabs or may have unprinted tabs, with different tab position cuts. See also CARD, GUIDE, FILE. Excludes all printed forms.

NOTEBOOK,STENOGRAPHER'S

An end opening item, usually 4 inches by 8 inches (101.6 millimeters by 203.2 millimeters) or 6 inches by 9 inches (152.4 millimeters by 228.6 millimeters), having horizontal ruling both sides of sheets. It may have a vertical line or marginal line.

PAPER,BLOTTING

An absorbent, spongy paper made from cotton fiber, chemical or mechanical wood pulp or mixtures of these. The paper is porous, bulky, of low finish and possesses little strength.

FOLDER,FILE

A filing device having two or three sides open. It may be made of paper, plastic, or other suitable material.

PAD,COLUMNAR

TAPE,PAPER,COMPUTING MACHINE

A paper tape in continuous flat fold or roll form for ink-ribbon imprinting. Excludes PAPER, SHORTHAND MACHINE; TAPE, TELETYPEWRITER, PERFORATOR; TAPE, TELETYPEWRITER, RECORDER.

PAPER,LOOSE-LEAF,RULED

A horizontal ruled item, ruled both sides, and used for general writing. It may contain vertical marginal ruling(s). Excludes PAPER, GRAPH. See also PAPER, BOND.

ENVELOPE,MESSENGER SERVICE

A reusable envelope normally used for transporting papers by messenger.

PAPER,CARBON,DUPLICATING MACHINE

Excludes PAPER, DUPLICATING, MASTER and PAPER SET, DUPLICATING, MASTER.

TAPE,TELETYPEWRITER,SCREEN PROJECTION

A transparent plastic item in roll form, 6 inches (152.4 millimeters) or less in width, used for the projection of teletypewritten messages.

PAPER,SHORTHAND MACHINE

A paper made from chemical wood pulp or a blend of chemical and mechanical wood pulp for use in the stenotype machine.

CARD,INDEX

A plain or lined card without a tabbed edge, generally used as a file card and/or an index card, either as is, or by cutting to size for mounting on the face of an address plate or the like. Excludes all printed forms.

PAPER,CARBON,ACCOUNTING MACHINE

Excludes PAPER, CARBON (1), MULTIPLE COPY AUTOGRAPHIC MACHINE.

PAPER,CARBON,TYPEWRITER

BOOK,MEMORANDUM

A collection of two or more sheets permanently bound between covers and designed for the recording of written information. The sheets may be horizontally ruled and they may have a vertical margin line on the left hand of each page. The item may be indexed in part or throughout. See also BOOK, RECORD.

ENVELOPE,MAILING

An envelope, usually made of a paper product. The face may be plain or preprinted with or without an open or glassine address window. The closure may be a gummed flap or a button and string fastener. When required a smaller envelope may be glued on the right face of the larger envelope. The interior may have a printed opaquing design and/or contain chipboard insert(s). It is designed for mailing correspondence/letters; records, or exposed and developed radiographic film. Excludes ENVELOPE, PHOTOGRAPHIC NEGATIVE; ENVELOPE, RADIOGRAPHIC FILM MOUNT, DENTAL; and ENVELOPE, TRANSPARENT.

TAPE,TELETYPEWRITER,PERFORATOR

An oiled paper tape or unoiled parchment paper tape in roll or flat form, 6 inches (152.4 mm) or less in width. It is used in automatic teletype apparatus where various combinations of punches operate simultaneously, perforating holes in the tape to correspond to teletype signals.

INDEX SHEET SET,LOOSE-LEAF BINDER

FORM,PRINTED

A printed or typed sheet form document with blank space or spaces for insertion of specific information. Excludes CARD, TABULATING, ELECTRIC ACCOUNTING MACHINE; PAPER, TABULATING MACHINE, CONTINUOUS FLAT FOLD; PAPER, GRAPH; INDICATING SLIP, DICTATING MACHINE; ENVELOPE (as modified); LABEL; CHART (as modified) and TAG (as modified).

INDICATING SLIP,DICTATING MACHINE

An item used to indicate the portion of a dictating machine cylinder or belt which has been used, the date used, dictator's name, and like information.

CARD,GUIDE,FILE

A single card with a tabbed edge to facilitate reference. The tab shall be of one position cut only; it may have like printing on tab only. See also CARD SET, GUIDE, FILE. Excludes all printed forms.

ENVELOPE,PHOTOGRAPHIC NEGATIVE

An envelope, made of either an opaque or transparent material, of the open end type construction with finger cutout. It may have a preprinted legend, lines, or markings on its face. It is generally used to protect photographic negatives and/or positives during handling, filing, and storage. For items specifically designed for mailing, see ENVELOPE, MAILING. Excludes ENVELOPE, TRANSPARENT.

PAPER,PLAY CONSTRUCTION

A heavy groundwood paper, commonly known as "colored school paper," produced in a wide variety of colors. It is primarily used for children's handicraft, art schools and inexpensive mountings.

PAPER,SIGN

An item generally made of bleached wood pulp, commonly known as "poster paper," whose surface is sized or treated to enhance the significant properties required for its use in signs and poster work.

WRAPPER,STENCIL FILING

A cover used to preserve stencils for future reruns.

PAPER,LOOSE-LEAF,BLANK

BOOK SET

PAPER,CARBON,PENCIL

PAPER,CARBON,SILK SCREEN PROCESS

PAPER,MIMEOGRAPH

Paper used for making copies on a stencil type duplicating machine.

PAPER,TRACING

A translucent sheet, or a bond or manifold sheet chemically treated or oiled to increase transparency. It is made from cotton fiber and/or chemically treated wood pulps.

STENCIL,ADDRESSING MACHINE CARD

An item having a "window" type stencil area designed for use with addressing machine.

ENVELOPE,FIELD MESSAGE

An envelope used in the field for the transporting of messages. It is not reusable. Excludes ENVELOPE, MESSENGER SERVICE.

BOOK,RECORD

A collection of two or more sheets permanently bound between covers designed for recording data and information such as accounting records, etc. The sheets are ruled both vertically and horizontally. Does not include BOOK, ENGINEER'S FIELD.

FORM SET,PRINTED,ADMINISTRATIVE

A group of technical printed forms, such as honorable discharge forms, leave record forms, and the like authorized for administrative use.

FORM SET,PRINTED,DISBURSING

A group of technical printed forms, such as voucher forms, payroll money list forms, and the like, authorized for disbursing use.

FORM SET,PRINTED,SUPPLY

A group of printed forms, such as requisition forms, ammunition performance forms, stock record card forms, and the like, authorized for supply use.

STATIONERY SET,COMMUNICATION CENTER

A group of items such as carbon paper, writing paper, ink, envelopes, dating stamps, pencils, erasers and the like authorized for use in a communication center.

PAPER,BOND

Paper commonly used for business letters and stationery.

PAPER,LEDGER,RULED

PAPER,LEDGER,UNRULED

A high grade of writing paper, strong and with a smooth surface. It is commonly used for documents and records.

PAPER,MANIFOLD

A lightweight, low bulk, low opacity paper used for letterpress and offset printing of multiforms and for typing multiple copies of correspondence.

PAPER SET,MANIFOLD AND CARBON

An item consisting of a manifold sheet overlaid with one time carbon paper extending 1/2 inch (12.7 millimeters) at bottom. It is designed to facilitate the gathering of carbon sets used in typing operations. The projecting edge permits removal of all carbons simultaneously.

PAPER,WRITING

A paper suitable for pen and ink, pencil, typewriter, or printing. It is made in a wide range of qualities from chemical and mechanical wood and cotton fiber pulp, or mixtures of cotton fiber and chemical pulp or chemical and mechanical pulp. Excludes PAPER, BOND.

PLOTTING SHEET

An item having lines forming rectangular grids printed on one side. The grid lines are approximately parallel with and extending to the edges of the sheet, and are approximately centered thereon. It is used in graphical determination of artillery ranges and deflection angles to targets from plotted gun position. Excludes PLOTTING GRID, TARGET.

FOLDER SET,FILE

A set of two or more FOLDER, FILE having like tab cuts, one in each position.

CHART,RECORDING INSTRUMENT

An item designed to receive information interpreted by a recording instrument utilizing ink, pressure, electrical/electronic or thermal processes. It may be furnished in various forms, such as roll or disk. Excludes PAPER, RECORDING FACSIMILE and PAPER, GRAPH.

JACKET,FILING,WALLET

An item closed on three sides and used as a filing device. See also FOLDER, FILE.

CARD,CHARGE OUT

An item usually rectangular in shape, having a tab. It may have "OUT" printed thereon. It may be ruled (printed) or have a pocket for use to indicate data on item(s) removed from file. Excludes CARD, GUIDE, FILE and TAB, SIGNAL.

PAPER,TABULATING MACHINE,CONTINUOUS FLAT FOLD

A continuous flat fold sprocket feed paper item 6 inches (152.4 mm) or over wide, for use on a tabulating machine. It is perforated at the folds. It may be composed of one sheet (one part) or more than one sheet (two parts, three parts, etc.) interleaved with one time carbon paper and may have imprinted column headings and/or form title. It may have one or more parts (sheets) gummed on one side. See also PAPER, TABULATING MACHINE, SHEET. Excludes PAPER, TELETYPEWRITER, CONTINUOUS FLAT FOLD.

PAPER,TELETYPEWRITER,CONTINUOUS FLAT FOLD

A continuous flat fold sprocket feed paper item, for use on teletypewriter machines. It may be one or more forms per fold, usually assembled in five part folds of assorted colors, and interleaved with one time carbon paper sheets. See also PAPER, TABULATING MACHINE, CONTINUOUS FLAT FOLD.

PAPER,PAYROLL MACHINE,ROLL

A paper item over 6 inches (152.4 mm) wide in roll form designed to be used in a PAYROLL MACHINE. It consists of two sheets, the top sheet being carbonized on the underside.

PAPER,TELETYPEWRITER,ROLL

A paper item in roll form over 6 inches (152.4 mm) in width, used in teletypewriter machines. It may be a single copy sheet or two or more sheet parts (multicopy), either interleaved with carbon paper or auto-copy. It may be gumed on one side and have sprocket feed holes on both edges. Excludes TAPE, TELETYPEWRITER, PERFORATED. See also TAPE, TELETYPEWRITER, RECORDER.

TAPE,TELETYPEWRITER,RECORDER

A paper type item in roll form, 6 inches (152.4 mm) or less in width, used on teletypewriter machines with typewriter ribbon ink or recorder ink, for the recording of messages. It may be a single copy sheet, gummed or ungummed, or it shall consist of two (multicopy) layer copy sheets, gummed, and separated by a sheet of carbon paper.

PAPER SET,DUPLICATING,MASTER

An item consisting of a master copy sheet and a coated sheet for imprinting the master copy. The two sheets are secured at one end, and may have a protective tissue sheet between them. Excludes PAPER, DUPLICATING, MASTER.

BOOK,ENGINEER'S FIELD

An item having specialized ruling designed to be used for surveyors' records and notes.

PAPER,TABULATING MACHINE,SHEET

A single set of sprocket fed paper over 8-1/2 inches wide, composed of two or more sheets (two or more parts) interleaved with one time carbon paper. It may have imprinted column headings and/or form title. See also PAPER, TABULATING MACHINE, CONTINUOUS FLAT FOLD.

PAPER,MAKE READY

A tissue paper designed for use in preparing a spotsheet overlay in order to provide all areas of a printed surface with the pressure required to produce the proper impression tones.

PAD,DRAWING PAPER

CARD,BOOK,LIBRARY

A ruled or blank item designed for recording of book charging data. It is usually kept in the book pocket. The title of the book and the name of the author are usually typed or written at the top and spaces below are provided for due dates. It may also have spaces for borrowers' names, return dates and other similar information.

BOOK,APPOINTMENT

A bound or loose-leaf book designed for the purpose of recording or registering daily appointments. Each appointment recording sheet may have a printed legend at the top stating the day and month and may be ruled for time intervals of hour, half hour or quarter hour intervals or the like.

PAPER,DRAWING BOARD COVER

A paper base item having a glazed waterproof coating on both sides which can be cleaned by sponging. It is used under tracing cloth or paper to produce clear-cut pencil lines. It may also be used as a protective covering for drawings while on the board.

TAPE,PROGRAMMING,ELECTRIC ACCOUNTING MACHINE

A paper item less than 6 inches (152.4 mm) wide, having sprocket feed holes centrally located through the entire length. The surface is printed with vertical and horizontal lines numbered consecutively. The length is divided into several sections. It is designed to control the feeding and spacing of forms being prepared on electric accounting machines.

CARD,TABULATING MACHINE,CONTINUOUS FLAT FOLD

A continuous flat folded sprocket fed blank card at least 8 inches (203.2 mm) wide, for use on a tabulating machine. It is perforated perpendicularly parallel to sprocket fed holes, and perforated horizontally. A card is formed when separated at perforations.

PLOTTING GRID,NAVIGATIONAL,AIRCRAFT

A thin sheet of paper, plastic or the like material printed with circular, horizontal and vertical lines designed to be used in conjunction with a plotting board or chart to determine graphically air flight data problems of position, course, etc.

PAPER,CARBON,MULTIPLE COPY AUTOGRAPHIC MACHINE

Excludes PAPER, CARBON (1), ACCOUNTING MACHINE.

ENVELOPE,RADIOGRAPHIC FILM MOUNT,DENTAL

An envelope used to store and preserve dental X-ray film mounts.

FILM,COPYING,THERMOGRAPHIC PROCESS

A plastic sheet with a built-in sensitivity used to reproduce copy when exposed to heat and light radiations. It is designed for use with a COPYING MACHINE, THERMOGRAPHIC PROCESS. Excludes FILM, PHOTOGRAPHIC.

PAPER,BACKING,THERMOGRAPHIC PROCESS

A paper designed to be laminated to PAPER, COPYING, THERMOGRAPHIC to add rigidity in order to afford greater ease of handling and to give permanence.

PAPER,COPYING,DIRECT ELECTROSTATIC PROCESS

A coated paper which, when negatively or positively charged, developed with a toner or liquid containing an opposite charge, and thermally fused or passed through a solution and a dryer, reproduces copy of an original.

PAPER,COPYING,THERMOGRAPHIC PROCESS

A heat-sensitive paper which, when placed in contact with an original and intensely irradiated with infrared rich radiation, reproduces a copy of the original.

TAPE,POSTAGE METER MACHINE

A paper tape in roll form, adhesive backed, designed for use with a postage meter machine.

CARD,MAGNETIC,DATA RECORDING

A single plastic film magnetic card used for digital recording and reproducing of data on automatic typewriters and on similar magnetic card transports and recording methods. The card may or may not have writable surface area for handwritten identification. May or may not have a diagonal corner cut. Excludes: CARD, TABULATING, ELECTRIC ACCOUNTING MACHINE.

CARD,TABULATING,EAM

A card on which data are entered by use of punched holes or other means which can be collated, listed, sorted, totaled, or otherwise manipulated by an electric accounting machine. Includes cards with a rectangular hole designed for mounting microfilm. The film may or may not be included.

PAPER,COPYING,XEROGRAPHIC PROCESS

A light-sensitive paper using a non-chemical photographic process for reproduction. Light discharges a charged dielectric surface which is dusted with a dielectric powder which adheres to the charged areas rendering the image visible.

MOUNT,TRANSPARENCY

An item with an aperture designed for mounting visuals used for overhead projectors. Excludes MOUNT, FILM SLIDE, PHOTOGRAPHIC and PAPERBOARD, MOUNTING.

FILM,COPYING,XEROGRAPHIC PROCESS

A flexible, sensitized, plastic sheet which may be used in plain paper copiers and for visuals in overhead projectors. Excludes FILM, COPYING, THERMOGRAPHIC PROCESS and FILM, PHOTOGRAPHIC, PROCESSED.

PAPER,CARBONLESS IMAGING

An item chemically treated to receive or transfer an image, when pressure is applied by a writing instrument, typewriter, raised surface, or the like. It may be designed for single and/or multiple copy forms.

FOLDER,FILE,HANGING

An item with one or more hooks for hanging in a file. Usually made of plastic, it is designed to hold loose documents.

CARD,PATIENT INFORMATION

An item designed for desk top use, primarily to disseminate information to visitors.

ENVELOPE,TRANSLUCENT

An item made from plastic or glassine material, usually of the open end type construction, with a self-sealing flap. Intended for use on miscellaneous objects which normally present wrapping problems. Contents require no labeling since identification can be made visually through the packet. Excludes ENVELOPE, TRANSPARENT.

CARD,IDENTIFICATION,HOSPITAL,INPATIENT

A double sided plastic item, one side is usually for a lettered legend and the other side is blank, to be embossed with patient identification and information. It may have "Medical Service" and "Inpatient" printed thereon.

ENVELOPE,RECORD-STORAGE,STERILIZATION DATA

An item designed to be used for storage and retrieval of sterilization records documentation.

CARD,TIMER,MACHINE OPERATING

An item specifically designed for use as a central timing device to provide time correlated signals to control cycles in a washing machine. The item can be blank or precut to various time code formats and designed to be inserted into flat or drum mounted items.

BOOK,GRAPH PAPER

Sheets of graph paper in book form generally used in school to record data or for drawing purposes. The sheets are ruled vertically and horizontally on both sides.

STRIPS,FLIGHT PROGRESS

A continuous strip of marginally punched pin-feed flight progress strips used by the FAA to record vital flight data used directly for air traffic control and flying safety.

LABEL SET

A group of two or more LABEL having different characteristics such as size, shape, color, and the like.

STENCIL,DUPLICATING,HAND STAMP

STENCIL,DUPLICATING MACHINE

FOLDER,FILE

A filing device having two or three sides open. It may be made of paper, plastic, or other suitable material.

ENVELOPE,MESSENGER SERVICE

A reusable envelope normally used for transporting papers by messenger.

FORM,PRINTED

A printed or typed sheet form document with blank space or spaces for insertion of specific information. Excludes CARD, TABULATING, ELECTRIC ACCOUNTING MACHINE; PAPER, TABULATING MACHINE, CONTINUOUS FLAT FOLD; PAPER, GRAPH; INDICATING SLIP, DICTATING MACHINE; ENVELOPE (as modified); LABEL; CHART (as modified) and TAG (as modified).

PLATE,LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING

An item of a specific size which is fabricated from various materials and designed to print copy of the applied image from one or both sides.

CARD,INSTRUCTION,PATIENT HEALTH

A pre-printed item designed for use in providing information about recommended health screenings, nutrition, preventive medicine, and the like.

FIXATIVE,PASTEL

A liquid of nonspecific composition specially compounded for application to pastel drawings for protection purposes. It may also be used on charcoal and pencil drawings. Do not use if a more specific name applies, such as LACQUER.

PAPERWEIGHT

INK,PRINTING

Excludes INK, PROOF PRESS; INK, DUPLICATING, LITHOGRAPHIC PROCESS; and INK, LITHOGRAPHIC OFFSET, ROLLING UP BLACK.

INK,MARKING STENCIL

ERADICATOR,INK

ERASER,STEEL

An item with a handle having a fixed arrowhead shaped blade or a fixed knifelike blade having a half arrowhead, designed for scraping out ink lines on tracing cloth or paper.

SHIELD,ERASING

HOLDER,BINDER LABEL

HOLDER,DESK TRAY LABEL

CUP,SPONGE

PLATE,METAL,ADDRESS PLATE MACHINE

A blank metal item on which names, addresses, and the like may be embossed. It is designed for attaching to a FRAME, MOUNTING, ADDRESS PLATE to be used on an ADDRESS PLATE MACHINE.

TAB,SELECTION,ADDRESS PLATE

A strip for attaching by means of a snap catch to an address plate for visual or mechanical selection of plates as the plates pass through the addressing machine.

FRAME,MOUNTING,ADDRESS PLATE

An item designed to hold a printing plate and/or index card for use with addressing machine.

PENHOLDER

A device designed to hold a PEN POINT for writing by hand.

PENCIL POINT PROTECTOR

CRAYON,MARKING

A marking device in stick form composed of one material or various materials, such as soapstone, wax, graphite, clay and binder. It may contain pigments for color. It may have a paper sleeve. It is never encased in wood or other rigid inclosure. For similar items encased in wood or other rigid inclosure see PENCIL (as modified). It is designed for use on such materials as paper, hot or cold metals, ice, skin, ceramics, lumber, and the like. Excludes CHALK,MARKING. See also CRAYON ASSORTMENT,MARKING,COLORED and PAINT STICK,MARKING.

PENCIL

Excludes PENCIL, MECHANICAL and CRAYON, MARKING.

PEN POINT

A device of steel, gold or other material(s), usually formed with a split point. When inserted in a holder, it is used for writing, drawing, shading, and the like with ink or a similar fluid.

PENCIL POINTER

A paddle, usually of wood, covered with an abrasive agent, used to point pencil lead.

CLIP,PAPER

Excludes FASTENER, PAPER.

FASTENER,PAPER

Excludes CLIP, PAPER and paper clamps.

COMPRESSOR,SPACED PRONG PAPER FASTENER

A flat strip or bar device to retain and press down papers filed on spaced-prong type paper fasteners.

PIN,STRAIGHT

A small, thin, pointed, and headed piece of brass or other wire, used for fastening clothes and attaching papers. The head may be bead shaped, oval or common shaped, T-shaped, and the like. Excludes PIN, STRAIGHT, HEADED.

ERASER,BLACKBOARD

ERASER,RUBBER

Includes composition rubber and abrasive erasers. Excludes ERASER, MECHANICAL PENCIL and ERASER, MECHANICAL.

CORRECTION FLUID,DUPLICATING MACHINE STENCIL

SEALING WAX

ERASER,MECHANICAL

A slender, tubelike holder containing a filler of rubber or fiberglass which is actuated by a propel-repel mechanism used in making erasures in typing, drawing and on fluid duplicator masters and various offset masters. Excludes ERASER, MECHANICAL PENCIL and ERASER, RUBBER.

INKING PAD,RUBBER STAMP

An item consisting of an ink absorbent pad in a covered container. For refills, see INKING PAD REFILL, RUBBER STAMP.

BRUSH,TYPEWRITER

BINDER,LOOSE-LEAF

Excludes visible index filing equipment.

TAB,INDEX

A projection which is fastened to a card or page by clamps or adhesion and is used to identify segregations in file material. It is usually a permanent marker. Excludes TAB, SIGNAL and TAB SET, INDEX.

CALENDAR,WALL

CALENDAR,PAD

WATER COLOR

A composition of coloring matter formulated primarily for artist use in fine art, show card, poster, air brush and designer work. Excludes India ink sticks, and INK (as modified).

CLAY,MODELING

RUBBER BAND

DRIER,PRINTING INK

An item composed of several ingredients or one ingredient and filler(s) or extender(s) compounded for use as a printing ink drier. When of a specific chemical, see specific chemical name.

THINNER,INK

A nonspecific thinner for inks used in printing on stamp pads and/or for stenciling. It is used to thin inks, soften and revive the surface of a stamp pad. When a specific chemical, see specific chemical name.

RING,LOOSE-LEAF BINDER

A hinged metal circlet with interlocking teeth. It is used primarily for securing perforated sheets, binders, and the like, in such a manner that they may be easily turned and/or removed.

CHALK,MARKING

A solid item used for marking, made of calcium carbonate or calcium sulfate and a suitable binder, capable of producing clear marks which can be completely erased. See also CHALK ASSORTMENT, MARKING, COLORED. Excludes CHALK, LINE MARKING, POWDER.

PORTFOLIO

An item of flexible or nonflexible material used for carrying papers, prints, or similar documents. The nonflexible material type is a booklike item, the covers bound together at one edge. The flexible material type may open on one, two, or three sides, and may be equipped with a ring binder, handles, and/or pockets. The item may be kept closed by tie strings, slide fasteners, or other devices to hold the item in a closed position. Excludes BRIEF CASE and ENVELOPE, WALLET.

CHARCOAL,ARTIST'S

A piece of fine carbonized wood, or the like, which is used as a drawing instrument.

TAB,SIGNAL

A small device, with or without a projection which clips or slides on the margin of a card or page and is used to direct attention to the record or specific data thereon. It may be readily changed to indicate changing conditions of the record. See also TAB SET, SIGNAL. Excludes TAB, INDEX.

CLIP,PENCIL

A clip for holding a pencil securely in pocket, usually made from a highly polished metal.

STUMP,ARTIST'S

A short, pointed roll, usually of leather, paper, felt, or chamois. It is used for shading crayon, pencil, or charcoal drawings by rubbing.

FINGER PAD,RUBBER

A rubber, thimble like pad used on fingers or thumbs to facilitate the manipulation of paper.

AUTOMATIC LIST FINDER REFILL

A roll of tape or set of cards, alphabetically lettered, used for listing addresses, phone numbers, etc.

PAD,TYPEWRITER

A cushion of felt, rubber, or similar material used under a typewriter in order to absorb sound and vibration.

SCALE,MEASURING,TYPIST'S

A scale especially designed to fit the shape of a typewriter platen. It has vertical and horizontal typewriter scale graduations and is used by typists primarily as a line spacer. It is also suitable for use as a line guide, a ruler, a file punch gage, and an erasing guard. Excludes SHIELD, ERASING.

CLOTH,DRAWING

A smooth surfaced opaque linen material, or the like, which will take ink or pencil markings. It is used for drawings of a permanent nature and for printing maps, charts, and the like.

CLOTH,TRACING

A fine transparent or semitransparent material, usually cotton, sized on one side. It is used by architects, draftsmen, designers, or persons having similar occupations, for marking tracings. Excludes sensitized items.

WASHER,PAPER FASTENER

A flat piece of metal or fiber usually round with a rectangular slot. It is used with a brass fastener to secure paper.

POST,LEDGER AND BINDER

TAPE,PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVE

A flexible item in roll form, six inches (152.4mm) 0r less in width, designed to be affixed to an object by adhesion. It does not contain coding signification, legendary characters, or printed data of any type. Includes masking tape. Excludes TAPE, ADHESIVE, RUBBER; TAPE, INSULATION, ELECTRICAL; TAPE, SEMI-CONDUCTING, ELECTRICAL; and TAPE, SHIELDING, ELECTRICAL.

THUMBTACK

An item consisting of a sharp pointed pin with a head securely mounted thereon, and/or an item consisting of a sharp pointed metal pin stamped out of a flat metal head, and integral therewith. Its primary use is to attach various materials (sheet form) to drawing boards, bulletin boards, and the like. Excludes MAPTACK; PLOTTING PIN; and PLOTTING NEEDLE.

PUSHPIN

TACK,MAP

An item consisting of a sharp pointed shaft with a head securely mounted thereon. The shaft shall be of carbon steel with a head of glass, metal or plastic, usually colored. Its primary use is for identifying and marking specific points on maps and charts. Excludes PLOTTING NEEDLE and PLOTTING PIN.

WIRE,PAPER FASTENING STAPLE,OFFICE TYPE

A self contained fastening device that uses sticher wire. It is specifically designed to form a STAPLE when installed or used together with a copier or other machinery for automatic stapling.

STAPLES,PAPER FASTENING,OFFICE TYPE

INDEX STRIP,VISIBLE RECORD

A flexible indexing strip designed to fit visible record frames, and having a surface suitable for printing, typing, or writing. It is of veneer construction faced on both sides with paper and scored for stripping.

INSERT,INDEX TAB

VARNISH,LITHOGRAPHIC

A heat bodied drying oil used specifically for thinning or adding body to printing inks.

INKING PAD REFILL,RUBBER STAMP

PENCIL ASSORTMENT,COLORED

OFFICE SUPPLY SET,FIELD

An assortment of supplies which may include a typewriter, typewriter ribbons, paper, pens, pencils, ink, duplicating ink, hand cleaner, writing pads, prescription pads, and the like. They may be packed in a chest for storage, portability, and expeditious conveyance.

DUPLICATING FLUID,DIRECT PROCESS

A compound of one or more basic chemicals with suitable retardants. When of a specific chemical, see specific chemical name.

INK,LITHOGRAPHIC,TUSCHE

BRUSH,PASTE

An item made to apply or spread a vegetable type adhesive. Excludes BRUSH, ADHESIVE.

CHALK,LINE MARKING,POWDER

A powdered nonhardening and noncaking item for use in a mechanic's chalk line box, dressmaker's hemline machine, and the like. Excludes CHALK, MARKING.

INK,ADDRESSING MACHINE

INK,CHECK SIGNATURE MACHINE

INK,DECAL NUMBERING

INK,DUPLICATING,GELATIN PROCESS

INK,DUPLICATING,SPIRIT PROCESS

INK,LITHOGRAPHIC OFFSET,ROLLING UP BLACK

A heavy paste item used for rolling up the image on a lithographic plate to impart ink receptivity and to protect the plate. Contains no asphaltum.

INK,MARKING,LAUNDRY

Excludes INK, MARKING, PARACHUTE.

INK,MARKING,PARACHUTE

INK,POSTAGE METER

INK,PROOF PRESS

INK,RECORDING INSTRUMENT

CHALK ASSORTMENT,MARKING,COLORED

A group of different colored marking chalk sticks. See CHALK, MARKING.

CRAYON ASSORTMENT,MARKING,COLORED

A group of different colored marking crayon sticks. See CRAYON, MARKING.

PAINT STICK,MARKING

A semihard product in stick form, composed of pigment(s) and vehicle or carrying agent. It is used to mark objects or surfaces. Resists destruction by high temperatures, oil and weather elements. It has a similar degree of legibility and permanency as liquid paint. Excludes CRAYON, MARKING.

INK SET,RECORDING INSTRUMENT

Two or more bottles or cartridges containing specially prepared ink(s) for use in various recording machines.

TAB SET,INDEX

A set consisting of two or more TAB, INDEX with different legends either imprinted or as separable inserts.

TRACING CLOTH POWDER

A powder generally made of pumice or similar substances for preparing tracing cloth so that it will take ink readily. Excludes TALC, TECHNICAL.

RUBBER BAND ASSORTMENT

A group of rubber bands of various sizes.

ENVELOPE,TRANSPARENT

An envelope, made from a transparent material, usually of the open end type construction with noncorrosive metal hanging eyelet(s). It is generally used to protect blue prints, work orders, invoices, and routing data during handling, filing, and storage. Excludes ENVELOPE, MAILING; ENVELOPE, PHOTOGRAPHIC NEGATIVES; HOLDER, CARD-LABEL; and BAG (as modified).

INK,DUPLICATING MACHINE STENCIL

BINDER AND FILLER,LOOSE-LEAF

An item which includes binder covers and paper or plastic fillers. The plastic fillers may have pockets for insertion of documents, charts, and the like. It may have binder rings, a plastic binding element, tie string, or prong type fasteners. It may also contain index sheet(s).

PASTEL STICK ASSORTMENT

Two or more colored sticks for drawing, made of true artist's dry pigments (commercially pure) and a suitable binder.

INK,DRAWING

Excludes INK, LITHOGRAPHIC TUSCHE and INK, WRITING.

INK,WRITING

An item used for ordinary office purposes, and/or for permanent records. Excludes INK, DRAWING.

INK,HAND STAMP STENCIL DUPLICATOR

INK,NUMBERING MACHINE

INK,STAMP PAD

Excludes INK, MARKING, FOOD and INK, MARKING, LAUNDRY.

TYPE CLEANER

An item in liquid, plastic or sheet form used to remove ink, dirt, erasure dust, and the like from type on typewriters and similar printing equipment.

INK,DEVELOPING,LITHOGRAPHIC PLATE

PEN CLEANER,LIQUID

A liquid designed to remove dried inks from drawing and lettering pens.

INK,MARKING,FOOD

An item designed to be used for stamping inspected meats and marking of other edible food products. It is free from any harmful materials or contamination which would be detrimental to health.

LEAD,PENCIL,GRAPHITE

A writing or marking medium, whose basic ingredient is graphite, for use in mechanical pencils or other marking devices in which lead is replaceable.

LEAD,PENCIL,COLORED

A writing or marking medium whose basic ingredients are pigment and clay, or pigment and wax, for use in a mechanical pencil.

ETCHING POINT

An item similar in design to a pen point, designed to be used with a standard penholder. It must have a point, such as an arrowhead, ground and sharpened for use in cutting, erasing, retouching and the like.

WATER COLOR SET,ARTIST'S

A metal or cardboard box with hinged lid containing colors in half or full pans, and/or colors in collapsible tubes, or bottles. The box may have a separate compartment for holding artist's brushes. Brushes may be included in the set.

TAB SET,SIGNAL

A set consisting of two or more TAB, SIGNAL, with different legends imprinted thereon.

FILE SET,OFFICE RECORD

A group of items consisting of record books, index cards, file folders, and miscellaneous items such as paper fasteners, sponge cups, and the like for use in the establishment of different types of office files.

INVESTIGATION OUTFIT

A group of items consisting of a FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION KIT, and miscellaneous items such as a flashlight and the like.

PENCIL LENGTHENER

An item approximately 5 inches (127.0 millimeters) long, having a metal ferrule on one end, into which short pencils may be placed.

SHEATH,PEN AND PENCIL

An item having attached pocket(s) for holding pen(s), pencil(s), and the like. It may be designed for insertion in a pocket and/or looped for belt wear.

INDEX CARD TIP,TRANSPARENT

An item designed to fit over the entire edge of an index card for the purpose of directing attention to the record or specific data thereon and for protecting the edge of card. Excludes TAB, SIGNAL.

PEN POINT AND PENHOLDER

One or more identical pen point(s) with a holder.

PEN POINT ASSORTMENT

Two or more PEN POINT of different sizes and/or types. It does not include penholder. See also PEN POINT ASSORTMENT AND PENHOLDER.

PEN POINT ASSORTMENT AND PENHOLDER

Excludes PEN POINT AND PENHOLDER.

INK,DUPLICATING,LITHOGRAPHIC PROCESS

BINDER,NOTE PAD

An item designed to hold a filler of paper sheets in pad form. It may have a pocket or spring mechanism for retaining the filler.

INK,MARKER,FELT TIP

FILE BACKER,PAPER

A single paperboard sheet, usually of kraft or manila stock. It has a prong fastener, mounted on one end for holding papers.

BINDING ELEMENT,PLASTIC

An item consisting of plastic rings and a back, of either one-piece or two-piece construction. One-piece construction consists of a plastic strip as a back from which a number of curved rings extend for insertion into elongated holes in the paper. Two-piece construction consists of a separate ring section which fits into elongated holes in the paper and a back section which slides over the ring section and double-locks both ends of each ring. It acts as a loose-leaf binder and is generally used as a binder for catalogs and the like.

POCKET,BOOK

A paper item made to hold library charge-out cards and the like.

PAPER,FOIL BACK,TRANSFER

An item used for imprinting books, wallets, pens and the like. It is applied with an electrically heated stylus or type.

EXTENDER,PRINTING INK

A mixture with a printing-ink paste consistency compounded chiefly for lightening or reducing the strength of all colors.

PROTECTOR,DUPLICATING STENCIL

A transparent sheet placed over a duplicating master for protection. Excludes WRAPPER, STENCIL FILING.

PEN AND INK KIT

A group of items such as draftsman's pen(s), etching pen(s), fountain lettering pen(s), mapping pen(s), and/or the like, and drawing ink(s), marking ink(s), and/or writing ink(s). It may contain correction fluids, liquid pen cleaner, pen wiper(s), writing board and instruction pamphlet.

PAPER,CORRECTION

An item over 6 inches in width having a pressure sensitive adhesive coating on one or both sides, protected with a backing sheet. It may be perforated for a sprocket feed mechanism. It is used for making corrections on proof copies and the like. Excludes PAPER, MASKING (as modified); and TAPE, PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVE.

SCREEN,LINE CUT

A sheet of clear flexible material such as plastic, glassine or the like, with a pressure sensitive backing, having precision patterns with designs of lines, dots, checks, figures, letters and the like. It is used to overlay on line drawings, maps, poster displays, reproductions and the like. For items of transparent or opaque flexible material without precision patterns or designs, see DRY TRANSFER SHEET and SCREEN COLOR OVERLAY. Excludes SCREEN, HALFTONE; PLASTIC SHEET; and PLASTIC STRIP.

BOOK,DISPLAY

A loose-leaf book-like item having transparent envelopes (sleeves) in lieu of pages into which photographs, drawings and the like can be placed for display purposes.

BINDER,MAGAZINE

An item designed to protect one or more paper bound periodicals. It may be designed with rod(s), or adhesive to retain the volume(s) between the covers.

REFILL,MECHANICAL ERASER

Excludes ERASER, MECHANICAL; ERASER, RUBBER and ERASER, MECHANICAL PENCIL.

PROTECTOR,DOCUMENT

A sheet of plastic or similar material used as a protective covering for correspondence, documents, photographs and similar items. It may have an overlap across the top, a full fold open on 3 sides, or a full fold with overlap on one side and open at each end.

LETTERING SET,REPRODUCTION

An item usually consisting of a complete alphabet, numerals, and/or artwork characters, printed in black on white card stock or on transparent film, made into individual pads of letters, numerals, and/or artwork characters with one to sixteen of the characters in each pad. It is normally used to set a display head or line of copy by inserting the letters or numerals into a composing stick which is immediately ready for offset, planograph, zinc, silk-screen, blueprint, or photographic reproduction. It may include a composing stick and a carrying case. See also TITLE BOARD SET, PHOTOGRAPHIC and LETTERING SET.

FILM,STENCIL,SILKSCREEN

A thin transparent plastic film temporarily affixed to a transparent backing sheet. Designs, letters, or figures are cut in the film for transposition to a SCREEN, SILKSCREEN PROCESS.

PASTEL STICK

One or more sticks of one color for drawing made of true artist's dry pigments (commercially pure) and a suitable binder.

SCREEN,COLOR OVERLAY

A sheet of transparent or opaque flexible material such as plastic, glassine or the like with a pressure sensitive backing, of various solid colors. It is used to overlay drawings, maps, reproductions and the like to effect shading and/or give color to same. For transparent items with precision patterns with designs of lines, dots, checks, figures, letters, and the like, see SCREEN, LINE CUT and DRY TRANSFER SHEET. Excludes PLASTIC SHEET and PLASTIC STRIP.

CLEANING AND RECONDITIONING COMPOUND,PLATEN AND FEED ROLLER

A liquid preparation of nonspecific chemicals compounded primarily for cleaning and inflating platens and feed rollers of typewriters, adding machines, and the like. It may also be used on paper grippers and other rubber parts of these machines. When of a single specific chemical, use specific chemical name. Excludes CLEANING COMPOUND, SOLVENT.

REFILL,BALL POINT PEN

SCREEN,STENCIL SHADING

An item of transparent material, such as plastic, which has raised patterns and is used for shading illustrations and lettering by means of a stylus. Excludes SCREEN, HALFTONE.

MARKER,SIGNAL

An item of various designs and colors used for coding purposes on maps, charts, file folders, record cards and for decorative purposes.

CALENDAR BOARD,WALL

An item with eyelet at the top for hanging on a wall and fitted with hooks for attaching wall calendars.

TAPE,EMBOSSING

An item of metal or plastic material, six inches (152.4 mm) or less in width, designed for use in embossing machines. It may be with or without adhesive backing.

TAPE,CORRECTION

An item six inches (152.4 mm) or less in width having a pressure sensitive adhesive coating on one or both sides protected with a backing sheet. Used for making corrections on proof copies, and the like. Excludes PAPER, MASKING (as modified); TAPE, PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVE; and PAPER, CORRECTION.

RULE,LINE GUIDE

A metal device consisting of a roller and attached rule with straightedge which is designed for use in directing attention to a specific line, drawing parallel lines, and measuring. The rule is moved forward and backwards by rotating the roller. Excludes PARALLEL RULER.

POCKET PLANNING SET

An item consisting of monthly diary planning guides, divider cards, and a pocket size wallet for carrying the current diary planning guide and a telephone index. It is designed to record daily appointments, scheduled activities, and various other data. A file case or file box, and/or a telephone index may be included.

CORRECTION FLUID,OPAQUE COATING

A fluid used to coat writing, printing, typed copy, or artwork to effect corrections or changes. It may include a separate supply of thinner.

REFILL,POCKET PLANNING SET

An item consisting of diary planning guides and divider cards to be used as replacements in a pocket planning set. A file case or file box, and/or a telephone index may be included. For items containing a wallet, use POCKET PLANNING SET.

INK,STAMP CANCELING MACHINE

An ink manufactured for stamp canceling and postmarking machines with metal type.

TAPE,IDENTIFICATION

A flexible item in roll form, 6 inches (152.4 millimeters) or less in width, designed to be affixed to an object by adhesion. It contains preprinted legends, symbols, designs, coding, and/or other marking. It is not perforated, notched, or otherwise designed to be cut to a predetermined length. It is not coated or impregnated with luminescent or reflecting material. For items containing perforations, notches, and the like see LABEL; and MARKER, IDENTIFICATION. Excludes TAPE, PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVE; and TAPE, SEALING, STERILIZATION INDICATOR.

DRY TRANSFER SHEET

An item of clear flexible material, such as plastic, glassine, or the like, with transferable ink designs, such as letter of the alphabet, punctuation marks, numbers, symbols, indicia, emblems, patterns, and the like. The item is treated to facilitate release of the designs from the transfer sheet and the designs are treated with adhesive to insure adherence to a surface receiving the designs. It is furnished with a backing sheet, treated so that it can be used as a re-burnishing sheet and prevent accidental transfer of letters. It is used by designers, architects, map and chart makers, draftsmen and art professionals, and students, as a graphic aid. See also SCREEN, COLOR OVERLAY and SCREEN, LINE CUT. Excludes SCREEN, HALFTONE; PLASTIC SHEET; and PLASTIC STRIP.

TYPING ELEMENT

An item which prints a combination of letters, numerals and symbols by impact with a ribbon. It may be found on typewriters; printers (ADP); teletypewriters; etc. The item types include printwheels, daisy wheels, fonts (ball style), pallets, timbles; cups and the like.

RIBBON,INKING

An item of fabric or plastic film which prints via impact by a dot-matrix head, daisywheel or any other sort of ELEMENT, TYPING. It may be used in any machine which produces a readable output such as a typewriter, printer, adding machine or handheld device.

RIBBON,CORRECTION

An item designed to remove or cover errors printed by a RIBBON, INKING, and usually installed in a typewriter.

RIBBON,INKING AND CORRECTION

RULER,NONMETALLIC

A smooth edged nonmetallic strip that is marked off in units and is used for guiding a pen or the like or for measuring. Excludes SCALE (as modified) and RULE (as modified).

RULER,METALLIC

A smooth edged metallic strip that is marked off in units and used for guiding a pencil or the like for measuring.

REEL,RIBBON

A reel specifically designed to accommodate a RIBBON (as modified) for use on typewriters, calculating machines, teletypewriters, accounting machines, address plate machines, shorthand writing machines, printers, and the like.

ROLLER,INKING,PRINTING UNIT

A cylindrical item saturated with a special-color ink. It is installed in a specific case and used as an inking medium for printing roller units in electric calculators, cash registers, and the like. For items with spools, see RIBBON, INKING; and RIBBON, INKING AND CORRECTION.

INKING PAD,OFFICE MACHINE

A cylindrical or flat item which is inserted into such items as printing calculators, self-inking stamps, and the like. It retains ink and applies it to the dies or fonts before they impact the paper. Excludes INKING PAD, OFFICE TYPE NUMBERING MACHINE.

CARTRIDGE,TONER

A replaceable cartridge that contains dry toner, used for the copying of documents in a PRINTER (as modified) or copying machine (as modified). The item may contain and house the photosensitive drum, corona wire, and the like. For toner used to refill toner reservoirs, see TONER, INDIRECT, ELECTROSTATIC PROCESSING or TONER, DIRECT, ELECTROSTATIC PROCESSING.

PLASTIC STRIP,REINFORCING,VISIBLE RECORD

An item designed for use in protecting frequently handled patient information cards and the like from the effects of constant use. May be pressure-sensitive adhesive, clear, and have prepunched holes.

LABEL TAPE,PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVE

A narrow item in roll form used to indicate contents, ownership, destination and the like. It may be designed for cutting or tearing into individual units of specified lengths or it may be designed for cutting to form labels of any length. It contains a printed legend or design or it is designed with a writing surface suitable for inscription. See also LABEL AND TAPE, PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVE.

PEN,INKING,CONTINUOUS FLOW RECORDING INSTRUMENT

An item designed to eliminate messy refills and provide up to eight months of fine line temperature. It has a sealed, self-contained ink supply that is specially formulated to insure continuous flow without skipping or blotting. Item also has a flexible stainless steel arm which easily inserts into pen and is attached to the recording thermometer by screws. Excludes INK SET,RECORDING INSTRUMENT.

EYELET REINFORCEMENT

A metallic/nonmetallic, various-shaped item, designed to reinforce the edge of a hole. It is used primarily to repair and/or strengthen holes in loose-leaf filler material(s), document)s), form(s), writing material(s), and the like. Excludes EYELET, (as modified).

TAPE,INDICATING,AIRCRAFT INSTRUMENT

A removable item used on aircraft instruments which measures pitch, fuel quantity, percentage of RPM on engines, speed, power and the like. The item is usually embossed with graduated numbers or the words "ON" or "OFF", and colored bands which indicate safe or dangerous levels of operation.

INK,CARTRIDGE

A pigmented liquid used for printing letters or designs, for use in ink jet process, and clinical chemistry analyzers or the like that require a cartridge. Excludes INK,PRINTING.

ERASER,MECHANICAL PENCIL

Excludes ERASER, RUBBER.

HOLDER,PEN

PEN POINT AND FEED SECTION

An item consisting of a pen point and ink feed, assembled as a complete unit, normally used as a replacement in fountain pens, and in dip-type pens which are components of desk pen sets.

TOP,INKSTAND

TAPE,FINGERPRINT LIFTING

A thin, narrow, flexible roll of film that is evenly coated on one side with a low pressure sensitive adhesive. The film is specifically used to lift laten (powdered) fingerprint residue for fingerprint identification.

FILM,FINGERPRINT LIFTING

A thin piece of material evenly coated on one side with a low-pressure sensitive adhesive mixture. It is specifically used to lift latent (powdered) fingerprint residue for fingerprint identification.

CARTRIDGE,EXCESS TONER

An item to be used with a PRINTER (as modified) or a COPYING MACHINE (as modified). It is designed to collect or recover excess toner. Excludes CARTRIDGE, TONER.

CARTRIDGE SET,TONER

A group of two or more CARTRIDGE, TONER. It may contain cartridges with toner of different colour.

FILM,SHOEPRINT LIFTING

A thin piece of material evenly coated on one side with a low pressure sensitive adhesive mixture. It is specifically used to lift latent shoeprint residue for shoeprint identification.

INK,MARKING,POLYMERS

An item designed to be used for marking polymers and copolymers.

CARTRIDGE SET,INK

A group of two or more cartridges that contain ink, used for the copying of documents in a PRINTER (as modified) or COPYING MACHINE (as modified). It may contain cartridges with ink of like or different colors.

CARTRIDGE,INK

A replaceable cartridge that contains ink, used for the copying of documents in a PRINTER (as modified) or copying machine (as modified). Excludes INK,CARTRIDGE.

STAMP,TIME

A mechanically or electrically operated clock which is primarily designed to imprint time data on letters, documents, and the like. It may be equipped to imprint additional data not related to time. It may be actuated manually or automatically by insertion of the item to be stamped. It does not incorporate provisions for precise positioning of the stamp. For similar items which incorporate provisions for precise positioning of the stamp, use RECORDER, TIME.

PAD,DESK,BLOTTER

A device with corners or side panels for holding a desk blotter.

TRAY,DESK

An item designed to be used on the top of a desk, table or the like primarily for legal or letter size matter. The item may be a single unit or tiered two or more units.

BASKET,WASTEPAPER

STAND,CALENDAR PAD

OPENER,LETTER,HAND

SUPPORT SET,STACKING,DESK TRAY

INKSTAND

A single receptacle for holding ink into which a pen may be dipped. It is not designed for retaining pen in well. It does not have a separable base. See also INKSTAND SET.

HOLDER,CHART

Excludes HOLDER, CLINICAL CHART.

PENCIL,MECHANICAL

An item for writing or other marking use in which the lead is replaceable.

ARCH BOARD FILE

An item of wood or composition board on the top of which is security mounted an arch type paper holder, with posts 2-3/4 inches (69.85 millimeters) apart.

CLIPBOARD,FLIGHT PROGRESS COMPUTING

A board of wood, metal, or composition board on one side of which is securely mounted two (2) steel spring clips for holding graph paper. On both longitudinal edges of the board are guide strips which form a recess for positioning the graph paper. The recess prevents slippage while computing or plotting flight curves. Excludes CLIP BOARD FILE and HOLDER, CLINICAL CHART.

CLIPBOARD FILE

An item of wood, metal, or composition board, on the upper end of which is securely mounted a metal spring clip for holding paper sheets. See also HOLDER, CLINICAL CHART.

STENCIL,MARKING

An item having a single character or characters, words, and/or sentences perforated in metal, stencil board or paper as a single unit, not separable. For separable characters, see STENCIL SET, MARKING.

STAPLE REMOVER,OFFICE TYPE

RACK,RUBBER STAMP

CARD HOLDER,FINGERPRINT

PERFORATOR,PAPER,DESK

Excludes paper perforating machines used in bindery work.

MOISTENER

A fountain or well type item used for applying water or other solvents for moistening tape, envelopes, labels, and the like.

SEAL,HAND IMPRESSION

A device furnished with or for the insertion of an engraved metal die to impress the engraving upon a waxed surface or to emboss the engraving on a paper surface.

SHARPENER,PENCIL

Excludes PENCIL POINTER and LEAD REPOINTER, PENCIL.

STAPLER,PAPER FASTENING,OFFICE

A plier or desk (table) item for the manual stapling of papers and the like. Excludes STAPLING MACHINE, PAPER, OFFICE and STAPLER, BOOK AND PAMPHLET.

RUBBER STAMP,FIXED TYPE

A rubber stamp with type fixed in a die or solid base. It does not include rubber stamps with banded or mortise type.

METAL STAMP,BAND TYPE

RUBBER STAMP,BAND TYPE

An item which may have a die plate with a fixed legend.

TRIMMER,PAPER,DROP KNIFE

A solid bed which may or may not have guide lines; having a lever type cutting knife hinged at the top edge of the bed. See also CUTTER, PAPER.

DISPENSER,GUMMED TAPE

An item for dispensing tape having to be water or chemical activated. See also DISPENSER, PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVE TAPE.

COPYHOLDER,TYPIST'S

PEN,RECORDING

A small device usually made of glass, plastic, or metal having a self-contained ink reservoir, and when attached to the arm of various instruments is used to mark graphs, charts, and the like.

SPATULA

A knife-like item having a rounded end. It is used as a hand implement for spreading and/or mixing such items as ink, paint, frosting, and/or cleaning mixing bowls in a kitchen or a bakery and the like. Do not use if a more speciific name exists, such as SPATULA, BRAIN; SPATULA, EYE; and SPATULA,DENTAL.

SLIDE RULE

A device having several standard scales for performing arithmetical, algebraical, and trigonometrical calculations by mechanical means.

BRUSH,STENCIL

LIST FINDER,AUTOMATIC

BOX,CASH

A metal box with a lock. It may have specifically designed scooped compartments for keeping coins, stamps, and the like and may contain additional compartment(s) for the safekeeping of currency, bonds, and similar valuables.

INKING ROLLER,HAND

An item consisting of a roller and a handle. It is used to apply ink evenly over surfaces. For replacement of the roller portion, see ROLLER, HAND INKING ROLLER.

ROLLER,HAND INKING ROLLER

A replacement for the roller portion of INKING ROLLER, HAND.

DISPENSER,PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVE TAPE

PAINT DESIGN KIT

SILK SCREEN KIT

STYLUS,DUPLICATING STENCIL

A small hand instrument, with marking device on one or both ends, specifically designed for tracing, writing, or making other impressions on duplicating stencils. Excludes STYLUS, SOUND RECORDING; and STYLUS, SOUND REPRODUCING.

AIRBRUSH,ARTIST'S

A pen or pencil shaped device, equipped with a small cup or bottle type reservoir, and used for applying paint by air pressure. Excludes SPRAY GUN, PAINT.

POT,INK,MARKING

PAN,WATER COLOR

A small flanged-type pan with tapering sides, used for mixing water colors and/or cleaning brushes.

MARKER,PLOTTING

A device of various sizes, materials, and shapes such as a number, letter, sign, character or a combination of these, used to indicate certain conditions at various locations on maps, plotting boards, charts, diagrams, and the like.

TIP,FOUNTAIN-TYPE MARKER,FELT

HOLDER,DESK MEMORANDUM PAPER

PUNCH,PAPER,HAND

A plier type device for punching single holes in paper, motion picture film, and the like. Excludes PERFORATOR, PAPER, DESK. See also PUNCH, EYELET, PLIER TYPE; PUNCH, CUTTING, REVOLVING HEAD; and PUNCH, EMBOSSING, MOTION PICTURE FILM.

CASE,TECHNICAL ORDER FILE

A device designed for holding and shipping technical orders, manuals, and the like.

HOLDER-DISPENSER,INK BOTTLE

An item consisting of a base, a dipper arm with applicator, a lever for operation of the dipper arm, and a clamp for holding a drawing ink bottle. It is so designed that by depressing the lever a drawing pen may be filled by using only one hand. A round recess is provided in the base for positioning the ink bottle.

FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION KIT

An item consisting of a fingerprint pad and tube(s) and/or bottle(s) of INK, FINGERPRINT; it may or may not contain instructions, and is packed in a fitted case. It may also contain other items, such as an ink roller, ink slab, analytical gray latent powder, fixing brown latent powder, brushes, scissors, magnifying glass, and other items necessary for use in fingerprint identification.

CASE,FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION KIT

STENCIL SET,MARKING

A series of single letters, numerals, and/or symbols, perforated in metal, stencil board or paper. They may or may not have means for attaching together to form words or sentences. See also STENCIL, MARKING.

SEAL,NOTARIAL

An item of paper, cloth, or similar material, round in shape with serrated or scalloped edge, gummed on one side, solid in color, used by lawyers and notaries as a means of authenticating legal documents, papers, etc.

BRUSH,MOISTENER

An item in which the brush hairs are set in a rubber or resin base and banded with a metal strip and held together by pins or rivets. It is designed for paper sealing moisteners.

SHEARS,STRAIGHT TRIMMERS

Shears with two sharp pointed blades or with one sharp pointed blade and one round pointed blade. The item has one ring shaped grip, designed for a single finger, and one loop shaped grip, designed for two or more fingers. The point of contact of the finger grips is on the longitudinal axis. Excludes SHEARS, TAILOR'S.

PLATE,CARBON COPY WRITING

An item used as a backing to provide a hard surface for writing on thin or tissue type paper, such as train orders and the like.

PLATE,FINGERPRINT INKING

ARCH BOARD FILE AND BOX,PRESCRIPTION FILING

RUBBER TYPE SET,NUMERICAL

A set of rubber type digits (numerals) designed for mounting in a fixed and removable type rubber stamp.

RUBBER STAMP,FIXED AND REMOVABLE TYPE

An item having a die plate fixed rubber type legend or design and mortise(s) for insertion of removable rubber type such as dates or numerals. See also RUBBER STAMP, FIXED TYPE. Excludes stamps with bands.

INKING PAD,OFFICE TYPE NUMBERING MACHINE

RACK,DISTRIBUTOR,DESK

An open top item having a base which may be formed of separate sections, or of one piece as required by the style of construction, having in general, vertical partitions and end pieces forming compartments. The compartment(s) may or may not have closed back(s). It does not cover items having hinged partitions. It is used as a filing and/or sorting medium for checks, letters, books, documents, and the like. See also CASE, MAIL DISTRIBUTION.

COUNTER,PAPER

A handled device with one fixed and one adjustable prong-like head used to measure the approximate number of sheets of paper for making up a pad.

NEEDLE,CARD SORTING

A needlelike blunt item, with a suitable in-line handle, used for hand sorting of punched tabulating cards or notched record cards.

CALCULATOR,FOOD RATION BREAKDOWN

A cardboard slide rule-like device that designates the pounds of various food to be prepared for a given number of persons.

SIGN PAINTING SET

A collection of items including brushes, paint, and related items such as thinner, linseed oil, putty knife, and the like with a chest(s), or similar container(s). Designed for sign painting.

LEAD REPOINTER,PENCIL

A device consisting of a replaceable knifelike blade or an abrasive liner inserted in a holder. It is used for pointing up the lead in a draftsman's pencil. Excludes PENCIL POINTER.

STAPLING MACHINE,PAPER,OFFICE

A desk or table item for the automatic stapling of papers and the like. Excludes STAPLER, PAPER FASTENING, OFFICE and STAPLER, BOOK AND PAMPHLET.

PRINTING SET,RUBBER TYPE

A set of rubber type letters, numerals, and/or other characters for mounting in a holder in various combinations to make a rubber stamp. Set may include holder(s), handle, tweezer, stamp pad or other accessories. Excludes LETTER AND NUMERAL SET, SIGN and RUBBERTYPE SET, PENCIL DATER.

TRAY,CHARGING,LIBRARY CARDS

An open wood boxlike filing device with follower block(s) compressor(s). It may be equally divided lengthwise to form two (2) or more compartments. It is used to house library "charge cards."

BOOK ENDS

A pair of items having a base and an upright support. Used to hold books and/or folios in an upright position on a desk, shelves or the like.

RUBBER STAMP SET,PRICE MARKING

A group of rubber stamps specifically designed for marking prices on articles, having fixed numerals such as 1 to 99; 2/25 and the like. It may include a container of ink and/or ink remover. Excludes RUBBER STAMP KIT, FOOD INSPECTION. See also RUBBER TYPE SET, NUMERICAL and RUBBER STAMP, BAND TYPE.

STENCIL DUPLICATING PRINT KIT,HAND STAMP

A collection of items which may consist of an ink brush, correction fluid or varnish, hand stamp pad, ink, instruction sheet or pamphlet, stencils, stylus pen, tray or base, type cleaner, writing plate or board, storage case, carrying case, or a combination of like items. Excludes STENCIL SET, MARKING.

RUBBER TYPE SET,PENCIL DATER

A set of rubber type such as numerals, "AM", "PM", months of the year abbreviated and year dates, designed for mounting in a HOLDER, PENCIL DATER. For general use rubber type sets, see PRINTING SET, RUBBER TYPE.

CHART BOARD,STATISTICAL AND LAYOUT

A laminated, opaque or transparent plastic item having black or nonphotographic blue grid lines. It may have black or nonphotographic blue numerals along the vertical and horizontal margins. It is used as a base for pressure sensitive tapes to make statistical charts, flow charts, or factory and organizational layouts for presentation or economical reproduction by photocopy or offset processes.

CARD SORTER,POCKET

A device designed to be laid flat on a desk or table, having pockets parallel to the base. It does not include items having hinged partitions. It is generally used for sorting charge cards. See also RACK, DISTRIBUTOR, DESK.

HOLDER,NAME PLATE,DESK

HANGER,STENCIL

A metal strip notched at each end to fit guide rods of stencil file cabinet. It has a double set of lugs to permit hanging one stencil on each side. Designed for waxless or die cut stencils.

PAD,FINGERPRINT LIFTING

PEN SET,DESK

An item consisting of a PEN(s), FOUNTAIN or PEN(s), BALL-POINT and a base with socket(s) or a dip type pen(s) and ink reservoir(s). The base socket(s) and ink reservoir opening(s) are designed to hold the pen(s) for ready use.

CARRIAGE,CORRESPONDENCE SORTER

A metal track or carriage designed for a correspondence sorting device.

CORRESPONDENCE SORTER,DESK

A metal device with hinged partitions forming dividers parallel to the base. It is designed to be placed on a table or desk. It may be mounted on a track or carraige permitting the sorting device to be moved back and forth for easy access. It is used for the sorting and arrangement of papers, cards, documents and the like for filing, posting and other similar operations. See also CARD SORTER, POCKET and RACK, DISTRIBUTOR, DESK.

EDGER-DISPENSER,PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVE TAPE

An item manually or electrically operated, designed to dispense and place tape on both the top and bottom edge of a flat object, such as a sheet(s) of drawing paper, a book cover, or the like, in a single operation.

SHELF,FILING

A board with a hooklike device for hanging from a file drawer pull. It may have a clip to hold papers.

GUARD,CORD,TELEPHONE

A spiral wound cover or guard used on a telephone receiver cord to prevent kinking or twisting.

STYLUS,BOOK MARKING,ELECTRIC

An electrically heated penlike lettering device primarily designed for marking book covers with various code numbers and/or letters. IN operation, the writing tip is heated and then used to write over transfer paper which is placed over the desired location on the book cover. The pressure and heat causes the pigment on the transfer paper to be transferred to the book cover, making a permanent marking.

TRAY,PEN AND PENCIL

A shallow container usually made of glass and rectangular in shape, to be used for holding pens and pencils.

RUBBER STAMP SET,FIXED TYPE

A group of rubber stamps with type fixed in a solid base. It may include a stamp pad or ink.

TIP,FOUNTAIN TYPE STENCIL BRUSH

The replaceable bristle end of a fountain type stencil brush.

HOLDER,TELEPHONE MEMORANDUM PAPER

An item designed to be fastened to a telephone to contain paper for the purpose of making notations of telephone conversations.

TUBE UNIT,FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION KIT

A tube insert in a suitable housing. It is a component of a FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION KIT.

CASE,MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONAL MANUALS

A case specifically designed to hold, in fixed positions, technical maintenance literature, charts, books, or pamphlets pertaining to the operation of equipment. It is usually of fabric construction and is furnished with applicable equipment.

EASEL,DISPLAY AND TRAINING

STAMP,MILITARY MEAT GRADING

An item having a face plate with fixed type legend, "MIL-" and a roller with six letters, "A" through "F," specifically designed for marking grades of meat. It is equipped with a removable ball handle and an extended handle. For use in procurement and verification inspection precedures.

CASE,FILING,TRANSFER

An item generally used for the transfer and/or storage of inactive records, documents, letters, file cards, and the like. Excludes BOX, FILING.

RUBBER TYPE SET,ALPHABETICAL

A set of rubber type letters designed for mounting in a fixed and removable type rubber stamp. Excludes PRINTING SET, RUBBER TYPE. For numerical digits, see RUBBER TYPE SET, NUMERICAL.

FILE,WORK ORGANIZER

An expanding item having ten or more indexed separator pages or bellows-type compartments. The pages or compartments may have printed alphabetical and/or numerical index tabs, or blank metal tabs. It is used for sorting, follow-up, tickler, and the like.

FILE,HORIZONTAL,DESK

An item with a closed back and base having multiple stacked horizontal legal or letter size trays. It may have holes for wall mounting. It is used as a flat filing and/or sorting medium for correspondence, pamphlets, forms, papers, and the like. See also RACK, DISTRIBUTOR, DESK.

HOLDER,TELEPHONE RECEIVER

An item designed to be attached to a telephone receiver. It permits the receiver to be balanced on the shoulder, leaving hands free for writing.

FRAME,FILE DRAWER

A metal frame designed to support hanging type file folders in filing cabinet and desk file drawers.

MARKER,TUBE TYPE

An item which is used for writing, drawing, and freehand marking on various types of material. It may be initially filled with ink and may be designed to be refilled. The marking tips are of varying shapes and materials and the inks are of varying colors and types. Excludes BALL POINT PEN; MARKER ASSORTMENT, TUBE TYPE; and PEN, PLASTIC TIP.

BOX,FILING

A rigid box usually rectangular in shape. It may have a compression device and/or indexing separators. It is designed to maintain cards, letters, papers and the like in an orderly arrangement.

BOX,DOCUMENT

A metal box having a lid. It may have lock(s), carrying handle(s), and either single or multiple compartment(s). Excludes BOX (3), CASH.

CUP,PEN AND PENCIL

A container usually round and used for holding pens and/or pencils.

DESK ACCESSORY SET

Includes, but is not restricted to, BOOK, APPOINTMENT; BOOK ENDS; BOX, FILING; CALENDAR PAD; CUP, PEN AND PENCIL; DISPENSER, PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVE TAPE; HOLDER, DESK MEMORANDUM PAPER; PAD, DESK BLOTTER; PENHOLDER; and TRAY DESK.

BLOTTER,HAND

A device with a curved or cylindrical surface over which a piece of blotting paper is fitted. It has a cardboard or felt cushioning agent between the surface of the blotter and the blotting paper.

MARKER ASSORTMENT,TUBE TYPE

An assortment of differently colored tube type markers grouped together in a case. These items are used for writing, drawing, and freehand marking on various types of material, and may be designed to be refilled Excludes MARKER, TUBE TYPE.

NUMBERING MACHINE,OFFICE TYPE

PEN,PLASTIC TIP

A writing instrument having a hard point. It may be disposable. Excludes PEN, BALL-POINT and MARKER, TUBE TYPE.

PEN,BALL-POINT

An item having a rotating ball writing media integral with a factory filled semiliquid ink cartridge.

PEN,FOUNTAIN

A unit consisting of a pen point and pen holder with a self-contained reservoir in the barrel for holding and furnishing a supply of ink. It is used for handwriting, drawing, and the like. See also PEN, BALL-POINT and MARKER, TUBE TYPE.

DATING-NUMBERING MACHINE,OFFICE TYPE

CHART,CALENDAR PLANNING

An item which may have a magnetic or erasable surface. It usually has a calendar or lines for displaying a schedule or status of personnel. See also CONTROL BOARD, VISIBLE INDEX TYPE; and BULLETIN BOARD. Excludes CALENDAR, WALL.

HOLDER,NAME PLATE,WALL

A device that holds a name plate that can be mounted on a wall.

PEN ASSORTMENT,RECORDER

A collection of several PEN, RECORDER packed in a single unit package and producing different line widths. They may have different colors.

FINGERPRINT KIT,ELECTROSTATIC

An item consisting of a battery pack, corona unit and lifting film used to lift latent fingerprinting, shoe prints and the like.

HOLDER,FILE AND DOCUMENT,DESK TOP

A freestanding multi-purpose item designed to hold letter and legal size files or documents in a vertical position, which may have compartments.

CHEST,FIELD,PRINTED FORM

BOOKREST

An item designed to support books, magazines, documents and the like, to facilitate viewing and reading. It may have devices for varying the angle of support and to hold the document open at a selected place.

POINTER,INSTRUCTIONAL

A device designed to direct attention to a specific item during instruction, lectures, classes, demonstrations and the like. Can be a pen shaped item through which light is projected in the shape of a spot, beam, circle, arrow or the like. Can also be a plain rod or wand without the light source.

MAT,CUTTING

A flat item designed to facilitate cutting of paper sheets, flexible plastic sheets, and the like. It may have a self closing cutting surface and/or printed guide lines.

CUP,PAPER CLIP

A container designed to hold paperclips, thumbtacks, binder clips, and the like. It may include a magnet. Excluds CUP, PEN AND PENCIL and CUP, SPONGE.