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Robert Leonard Meiring, Vernon Brent Barnes, Max Warren Cole, Keith Stanley Moser, Jeffrey Kane Rogers: Components for smoking articles and process for making same. R J Reynolds Tobacco Co, Grover M Myers, David G Conlin, March 17, 1998: US05727571 (57 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are new fuel components for smoking articles such as cigarettes, new methods of making such fuel components, and cigarettes or other smoking articles incorporating the new fuel components. Fuel components for smoking articles are formed by continuously extruding a composition to form a pre ...


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Andrew J Sensabaugh Jr, Dewitt C Crepps, William Y Rice Jr, George W Fearrington Jr: Tobacco product. R J Reynolds Tobacco Co, Herbert J Bluhm, October 8, 1985: US04545392 (41 worldwide citation)

A smokeless tobacco product is disclosed which contains cut or otherwise comminuted tobacco treated with a particulated gum composition that adheres as a discontinuous coating to the surface of the tobacco. The gum composition provides improved "gathering" characteristics and other benefits when the ...


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Jack F Clearman, Thomas L Gentry, Gary R Shelar: Cigarette. R J Reynolds Tobacco Co, Grover M Myers, David G Conlin, April 17, 1990: US04917128 (37 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present cigarette comprise a roll or rod of tobacco wrapped by a paper wrapper, a short conbustible carbonaceous fuel element encircled by a resilient insulating member, a physically separate smoke generator including smoke forming substance located within a heat conductive contai ...


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James W Pryor: Manufacture of tobacco smoke filters. R J Reynolds Tobacco Co, Herbert J Bluhm, October 29, 1985: US04549875 (33 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method are described for manufacturing a filter rod from a continuous multifilament filter tow which is treated with a smoke-modifying agent during the filter rod manufacturing process.


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Lloyd H Hancock, Jesse A Stigall, Donald R Wilkinson: Apparatus and methods for making components of a smoking article. R J Reynolds Tobacco Co, Grover M Myers, David G Conlin, January 16, 1990: US04893637 (26 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are described for forming a composite member for use in making a smoking article. The apparatus comprises a forming device that comprises (a) an elongate structure having a curved inner surface that tapers from a larger proximal end to a smaller distal end, the proximal end of ...


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Gerhard Hensgen, Wolfgang Steiniger, Werner Hinz, Erwin Oesterling, Siegfried Schlisio: Apparatus for assembling elements of a smoking article. R J Reynolds Tobacco Co, Grover M Myers, David G Conlin, October 3, 1989: US04870748 (18 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for making smoking articles is described. The preferred apparatus comprises structure to form a passage axially through a jacketed rod of tobacco, at one end of which there is a tubular sleeve of non-combustible material, and to insert an aerosol generating cartridge containing an aeros ...


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Michael Francis Dube, William Monroe Coleman III, Luis Mayan Dominguez, Kenneth Wayne Smith: Smoking article containing heat activatable flavorant-generating material. R J Reynolds Tobacco Co, August 27, 2002: US06440223 (17 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a method for improving the flavor and aroma properties in a smoking article. A high fructose corn syrup, ammonium hydroxide and diammonium phosphate are reacted with each other for a time and under conditions sufficient to provide a heat activatable flavorant-generating compo ...


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William Monroe Coleman III, Michael Francis Dube, Luis Mayan Dominguez: Method of providing flavorful and aromatic compounds. R J Reynolds Tobacco Co, August 6, 2002: US06428624 (17 worldwide citation)

A method for providing flavorful and aromatic substances for use in a smoking article is disclosed. In the method, a mixture is provided including a reducing sugar source and a base catalyst. The mixture has a selectively enriched content of at least one free amino acid selected from the group consi ...


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Max N Baker, Watson M Dufour, Julian R Martin, John D Welch, Donald R Wilkinson, Marvin G Woempner: Transfer applying machine. R J Reynolds Tobacco Co, Jones Tullar & Cooper, April 28, 1981: US04263766 (16 worldwide citation)

An improved machine for automatically applying transfers such as tax stamps to multiple packages contained in a carton is disclosed. The machine comprises a conveyor for advancing a carton through an opening station, where it is opened to expose the packages therein, through a stamping station, wher ...


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Max Norris Baker, Julian Richard Martin: Method for applying transfers. R J Reynolds Tobacco Co, Jones Tullar & Cooper, July 18, 1978: US04101362 (7 worldwide citation)

A machine for automatically applying transfers such as tax stamps to multiple packages contained in a carton is disclosed. The transfer applying machine comprises a conveyor for intermittently and sequentially advancing cartons through an opening station, where the carton is opened to expose the pac ...



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