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MECHANICAL WORKING OF CANE, CORK, OR SIMILAR MATERIALS
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Mechanical working of cane or similar materials and cork or similar materials (examples of similar materials to cane are flexible, woody stalks such as bamboo, wicker, rattan; examples of similar materials to cork might include some plastics) where it is the cane that is the product (sugar cane crushers for sugar juice C10B13/06)

Peeling osier rods (removing bark from trunks of trees B27L 1/00)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Machine for removing the bark from an osier by scraping or rubbing.

An "osier" comprises a branch or "slender trunk" or twig of any of several willow trees (or trees related to the willow) and in particular long rodlike willow twigs for use in basketry or basket making.

The product of this subclass is commonly used in basket making.

Mechanical working of tree or plant materials not otherwise provided for
Glossary of terms
In this subclass/group, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:
Plant
Any of a kingdom (Plantae) of multicellular eukaryotic mostly photosynthetic organisms typically lacking locomotive movement or obvious nervous or sensory organs and possessing cellulose cell walls
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Last Modified: 10/11/2013