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PITCHING OR DEPITCHING MACHINES; CELLAR TOOLS (cleaning of casks B08B 9/00)
Definition statement
This subclass covers:

Pitching and depitching machines, venting devices (for casks, barrels, and the like), cellar tools.

Pitching or depitching machines
Definition statement
This group covers:

Pitching and depitching machines, typically devices for coating the inner surface of wooden barrels with pitch, or for removing pitch therefrom, respectively.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Cleaning of casks

Venting devices for casks, barrels, or the like
Definition statement
This group covers:

Venting devices for casks, barrels, or the like.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Details of beverage containers (e.g. casks, kegs) relating to container closing (e.g. bungholes, barrel bungs)

Fermentation tanks for beer brewing

Bioreactors for continuous fermentation (beer brewing)

Cellar tools
Definition statement
This group covers:

Cellar tools (typically used in wine or champagne production).

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Last Modified: 10/11/2013