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Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Drying, dewatering or working up of peat, including drying using presses, band-presses, rolls, centrifuges etc., including drying or dewatering in the field.

Drying or dewatering of peat combined with a carbonisation step for producing turfcoal.

Working-up of peat concerns peat processing processers and apparatus therefor, e.g. involving disintegration, moulding, briquetting, solubilizing and oxidising peat, etc.

References relevant to classification in this subclass
This subclass/group does not cover:
Baling or bundling peat
Extracting wax from peat
Obtaining fibres from peat
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Destructive distillation of peat
Obtaining peat; Machines therefor
Combustion of peat
Drying in general
Special rules of classification within this subclass

In the absence of an indication to the contrary, classification is made in the last appropriate place ("last place rule").

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Last Modified: 10/11/2013