CPC Definition - Subclass B09B

Last Updated Version: 2020.01
Definition statement

This place covers:

Only single or combined, e.g. multistage, operations not fully classifiable in a single other subclass

Informative references

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

Obtaining proteins from waste water of starch manufacturing plants of like wastes

A23J 1/16

Animal feeding-stuffs from kitchen waste

A23K 10/10

Animal feeding-stuffs from waste products of dairy plants

A23K 10/28

Animal feeding-stuffs from distillers' or brewers' waste

A23K 10/38

Footwear made of rubber waste

A43B 1/12

Disinfection or sterilisation methods specially adapted for refuse

A61L 11/00

Chemical means for combatting harmful chemical agents; processes for making harmful chemical agents harmless

A62D 3/00

Chemical purification of smoke or fumes, e.g. flue gas

B01D 53/34

Disintegrating by knives or other cutting or tearing members, which chop material into fragments

B02C 18/00

Combinations of wet processes or apparatus with other processes or apparatus, e.g. for dressing ores or garbage

B03B 7/00

General arrangement of separating plant, e.g. flow sheets, specially adapted for refuse

B03B 9/06

Control of spray area of spraying plant, e.g. masking, side shields; Means for collection or re-use of excess material

B05B 12/16, B05B 12/32

Prevent escape of dirt or fumes from the area where they are produced; Collecting or removing dirt or fumes from that area

B08B 15/00

Machines or arrangements for shearing stock while the latter is travelling otherwise than in the direction of the cut without regard to the exact dimensions of the resulting material, e.g. for cutting up scrap

B23D 25/14

Edge trimming saw blades or tools combined with means to disintegrate waste

B27B 33/20

Recovery of plastics or other constituents of waste material containing plastics

B29B 17/00

Presses for consolidating scrap metal or for compacting used cars

B30B 9/32

Refuse discharge from vessels, e.g. for ash

B63B 17/06

Arrangements of installation for treating waste water or sewage on vessels

B63J 4/006

Refuse receptacles

B65F 1/00

Vehicles particularly adapted for collecting refuse

B65F 3/00

Gathering or removal of refuse otherwise than by receptacles or vehicles

B65F 5/00

Cleaning or disinfecting devices combined with refuse receptacles or refuse vehicles

B65F 7/00

Ingredients generally applicable to manufacture of glasses, glazes or vitreous enamels

C03C 1/00

Hydraulic cements from oil shales, residues or waste other than slag

C04B 7/24

Calcium sulfate cements from phosphogypsum or from waste, e.g. purification products of smoke

C04B 11/26

Waste materials or refuse used as fillers for mortars, concrete, artificial stone or the like

C04B 18/04

Waste inorganic materials used as active ingredients for mortars, concrete, artificial stone or the like

C04B 22/0006

Waste organic materials used as active ingredients for mortars, concrete, artificial stone or the like

C04B 24/001

Fertilisers made from household or town refuse

C05F 9/00

Recovery of waste materials of macromolecular substances

C08J 11/00

Compositions of reclaimed rubber

C08L 17/00

Destructive distillation, specially adapted for particular solid raw materials or solid raw materials in special form

C10B 53/00

Other processes not covered before; Features of destructive distillation processes in general

C10B 57/00

Production of liquid hydrocarbon mixtures from rubber or rubber waste

C10G 1/10

Solid fuels essentially based on sewage, house or town refuse

C10L 5/46

Solid fuels essentially based on industrial residues and waste materials

C10L 5/48

Working-up used lubricants based on mineral oils

C10M 175/02

Recovery of fats, fatty oils, or fatty acids from waste materials

C11B 13/00

Recovery of glycerol from a saponification liquor

C11D 19/00

Recovery of by-products

C12F 3/00

Recovery of alcohol from press residues or other waste material

C12F 3/08

Biochemical production of ethanol from waste

C12P 7/08

Workingup raw materials other than ores, e.g. scrap, to produce non-ferrous metals or compounds thereof

C22B 7/00

Obtaining zinc or zinc oxide from muffle furnace residues

C22B 19/28

Obtaining zinc or zinc oxide from metallic residues or scrap

C22B 19/30

Obtaining tin from scrap

C22B 25/06

Mechanical treatment of natural fibrous or filamentary material to obtain fibres or filaments, e.g. for spinning


Carbonising rags to recover animal fibres

D01C 5/00

Recovery of starting material, waste material or solvents during the manufacture of artificial filaments or the like

D01F 13/00

Disintegrating fibre-containing articles to obtain fibres for re-use

D01G 11/00

Arrangements for confining or removing dust, fly, or the like

D01H 11/00

Regeneration of used chemical baths used for dry-cleaning or washing fibres, fabrics or the like

D06L 1/10

Dry treatment of waste paper or rags for making paper or for the production of cellulose

D21B 1/08

Defibrating waste paper

D21B 1/32

Processes for obtaining cellulose by working-up waste paper

D21C 5/02

Regeneration of pulp liquors by wet combustion

D21C 11/14

Re-use of pulp-water in wet end machines for making continuous webs of paper

D21F 1/66

Waste products added to the pulp or used in paper-impregnating material

D21H 17/01

Sewers, Cesspools


Arrangements in building for the disposal of refuse

E04F 17/10

Combustion apparatus arrangements for burning uncombusted material from primary combustion

F23B 5/00

Consuming waste products by combustion


Removal or treatment of combustion products or combustion residues


Removing emulsion from waste photographic material

G03C 11/24

Apparatus or processes for salvaging material from electric cables

H01B 15/00

Reclaiming serviceable parts of waste cells or batteries

H01M 6/52

Reclaiming serviceable parts of waste accumulators

H01M 10/54

Glossary of terms

In this place, the following terms or expressions are used with the meaning indicated:


discarding, e.g. dumping, or destroying of waste or its transformation into something useful or harmless;

Solid waste

ncludes waste which, although it has liquid content, is for practical purposes handled as solid

Dumping solid waste
Definition statement

This place covers:

Disposing of solid waste by means of dumping, either as bulk material or as

discrete elements of stabilized and/or packaged waste. Dumping may be

within underground cavities.

Example: US-A1-2003/053865


{Sea dumping (disposal of radioactively contaminated material by storage under water G21F 9/24)}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Dumping solid waste on or into the seabed.

Example: BE-A5-1015677


{Covering of dumping sites}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Covering dumped waste, the cover means being applied to the top surface of the dumped waste.

Example: US-A1-2002/067953


{Shafts or wells in waste dumps}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Shafts or wells and providing these in waste dumps, the shafts or wells being manufactured before, during or after dumping the solid waste.

Example: DE-A-4312267


Destroying solid waste or transforming solid waste {or contaminated solids} into something useful or harmless
Definition statement

This place covers:

Destroying solid waste or transforming solid waste or contaminated solids into

something useful or harmless, as long as this is not fully classifiable in a

single other subclass.

{Removing gases or liquids enclosed in discarded articles, e.g. aerosol cans, cooling systems of refrigerators (arrangements for charging or discharging refrigerant from refrigerators F25B 45/00); Removing gases from discarded plastic foam products}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Actively removing gaseous or liquid materials which are present within discarded articles.

Example US-A-5826631


{Disposal of asbestos}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Disposal of asbestos or asbestos-containing waste other than by means of


Example: WO-A1-99/37590


{Disposal of medical waste (casings for used articles, e.g. sharps A61B 50/362; sterilisation of refuse A61L 11/00; disposal of used needles or syringes A61M 5/3205; disintegrating medical waste B02C 19/0075)}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Disposal of medical waste other than by means of dumping.

Example: US-A-5656248