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Uwe Heitmann, Joachim Buchegger, Werner Hinz: Apparatus for increasing the permeability of wrapping material for rod-shaped smokers products. Hauni Werke Korber & Co KG, Peter K Kontler, August 4, 1981: US04281670 (101 worldwide citation)

Webs which are to be converted into wrappers for filter rod sections, cigars, cigarillos or cigarettes, or the wrappers of such articles, are perforated by one or more laser beams in the machine wherein the articles are produced. The permeability of wrappers can be changed by increasing or reducing ...


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Joachim Reuland, Rolf Dahlgrun: Method and apparatus for pinpointing the causes of malfunction of machines for the manufacture and/or processing of cigarettes or the like. Hauni Werke Korber & Co KG, Peter K Kontler, July 21, 1981: US04280187 (69 worldwide citation)

Various conveyors and/or other components of one or more machines for the production and/or processing of cigarettes or other smokers' products are indirectly monitored to allow for automatic pinpointing of that component which affects the quality of products. The products are tested to generate tes ...


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Peter Brand: Method and apparatus for regulating the operation of machines for the production of cigarettes or the like. Hauni Werke Korber & Co KG, Peter K Kontler, October 2, 1984: US04474190 (66 worldwide citation)

Pileups of tobacco particles at or between the inlet of the draping mechanism and the stream forming station in a cigarette maker are ascertained by a device which monitors the density of successive increments of the cigarette stream prior or subsequent to trimming or the extent of deformation of th ...


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Heitmann Bob, Ringe Werner: Apparatus for wrapping filler rods of tobacco or the like. Hauni Werke Korber & Co KG, Striker Michael S, October 28, 1975: US3915176 (62 worldwide citation)

The web draping device, the filler-condensing finger and the device which advances the filler lengthwise at the wrapping station of a cigarette rod making machine are mounted on a common holder which is pivotable between operative and inoperative positions about an axis which is normal to the direct ...


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Willi Frank: Device for heating the seams of wrappers for rod-like fillers in cigarette making machines or the like. Hauni Werke Korber & Co KG, Peter K Kontler, September 29, 1981: US04291713 (57 worldwide citation)

The seam of the tubular wrapper for the rod-like filler of tobacco or filter material in a cigarette or filter rod making machine is heated by a first heating element during acceleration of the machine from zero speed to normal operating speed. When the machine reaches the normal speed, the seam is ...


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Uwe Heitmann, Joachim Buchegger: Apparatus for increasing the permeability of wrapping material for rod-shaped smokers products. Hauni Werke Korber & Co Kg, Peter K Kontler, October 24, 1978: US04121595 (56 worldwide citation)

Webs which are to be converted into wrappers for filter rod sections, cigars, cigarillos or cigarettes, or the wrappers of such articles, are perforated by one or more laser beams in the machine wherein the articles are produced. The permeability of wrappers can be changed by increasing or reducing ...


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Willy Rudszinat: Method and apparatus for forming a filler of fibrous material. Hauni Werke Korber & Co KG, Peter K Kontler, March 11, 1986: US04574816 (53 worldwide citation)

A continuous rod-like filler which is ready for draping into a web of cigarette paper is obtained by removing the surplus of tobacco from a continuous tobacco stream which is formed at one side of a foraminous belt conveyor the other side of which is adjacent to a suction chamber serving to attract ...


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Wolfgang Berndt, Heinz Wittkugel, Waldemar Wochnowski, Gustav Hancke: Method and apparatus for conditioning tobacco. Hauni Werke Korber & Co KG, Peter K Kontler, John Kurucz, October 18, 1977: US04054145 (49 worldwide citation)

Particles of a continuous tobacco stream are intimately contacted with and thus conditioned by finely distributed solid or fluid additives in a rotary drum into which the additives are supplied by one or more spray nozzles. Tobacco particles are propelled into the drum by a rotary winnower or by an ...


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Uwe Heitmann, Wolfgang Steiniger, Joachim Pfannmuller, Heinz Christen Lorenzen, Franz Peter Koch, Norbert Lange: Distributor for cigarette makers or the like. Hauni Werke Korber & Co KG, Peter K Kontler, January 29, 1980: US04185644 (45 worldwide citation)

A distributor for use in a cigarette maker has a relatively long and relatively narrow upright duct whose upper end receives particles of tobacco from one or more magazines by way of an endless belt. The resulting column of tobacco descends through the lower end of the duct and into the range of orb ...


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Wochnowski Waldemar, Friebel Heinz: Pneumatic tobacco classifying apparatus. Hauni Werke Korber & Co KG, April 11, 1972: US3655043 (37 worldwide citation)

A pneumatic tobacco classifying apparatus wherein a tower contains adjustable walls and a partition defining upper and lower classifying chambers connected by two discrete channels. An adjustable chute admits a mixture of tobacco ribs and tobacco leaf laminae into the range of an accelerating device ...