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WORKING VENEER OR PLYWOOD (applying liquids or other fluent materials to surface in general B05; grinding, sanding, or polishing of wood B24; applying adhesives or glue to surfaces of wood B27G 11/00; manufacture of veneer B27L 5/00)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Any machine or process for working veneer or plywood not classified elsewhere under a more specific title.

Joining wood veneer with any material; Forming articles thereby (in conjunction with moulding of wood particles or fibres B29J5/00) ; Preparatory processing of surfaces to be joined, e.g. scoring
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Lay up machines

Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL)

Glossary of terms
In this subclass/group, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:
LVL
Laminated Veneer Lumber
Manufacture of central layers; Form of central layers {see also B27M 3/002 and B27M 3/0026}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Wood-core plywood.

{Manufacture of oblong articles, e.g. tubes by spirally winding veneer blanks}
References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Wooden pipes
Veneer presses; Press plates; Plywood presses (presses in general B30B) {presses for wood fibre sheets B29J5/04B}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Apparatus for and methods subjecting veneer or plywood to compressive force.

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Presses specially for the manufacture of shaped plywood articles
Other working of veneer or plywood specially adapted to veneer or plywood (working of strips in the same way as cane B27J) {repairing tears on veneer blanks B27D 1/10; B27G 1/00 takes precedence}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Apparatus for and methods subjecting veneer or plywood to some form of working not specifically covered elsewhere such as processes wherein the work parts are fastened by cement, glue, or other adhesive, or by use of cohesive characteristics of the work parts to effect an autogenous bond which can then be followed by producing a change in dimension or contour (chamfering, edging and beveling).

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