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Alfred L Collins, Mary E Counts, Grier S Fleischhauer, Willie G Houck Jr, Billy J Keen Jr, D Bruce Losee Jr, Constance H Nichols, Wynn R Raymond, F Murphy Sprinkel, Michael L Watkins, Susan E Wrenn, Francis V Utsch: Electrical smoking article and method for making same. Philip Morris Incorporated, Charles E B Glenn, James E Schardt, Kevin B Osborne, April 9, 1996: US05505214 (194 worldwide citation)

A smoking article is provided in which a replaceable tobacco flavor unit containing tobacco flavor material is electrically heated by a set of permanent reusable heaters to evolve flavors or other components in vapor or aerosol form for delivery to a smoker. Each heater heats only a portion of the a ...


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Alfred L Collins, Mary Ellen Counts, Amitabh Das, Seetharama C Deevi, Grier S Fleischhauer, Charles T Higgins, Willie G Houck Jr, Billy J Keen Jr, Robert E Lee III, A Clifton Lilly Jr, D Bruce Losee Jr, Hugh J McCafferty, Constance H Nichols, Wynn R Raymond, Robert L Ripley, Renzer R Ritt Sr, G Robert Scott, F Murphy Sprinkel, Michael L Watkins, Susan E Wrenn, Francis V Utsch: Flavor generating article. Philip Morris Incorporated, Charles E B Glenn, James E Schardt, James T Moore, February 2, 1999: US05865185 (191 worldwide citation)

A smoking article is provided in which a replaceable tobacco flavor unit containing tobacco flavor material is electrically heated by a set of permanent reusable heaters to evolve flavors or other components in vapor or aerosol form for delivery to a smoker. Each heater heats only a portion of the a ...


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Alfred L Collins, Mary E Counts, Amitabh Das, Seetharama C Deevi, Grier S Fleischhauer, Charles T Higgins, Willie G Houck Jr, Billy J Keen Jr, Robert E Lee III, A Clifton Lilly Jr, D Bruce Losee Jr, Hugh J McCafferty, Constance H Nichols, Wynn R Raymond, Robert L Ripley, Renzer R Ritt Sr, G Robert Scott, F Murphy Sprinkel, Michael L Watkins, Susan E Wrenn, Francis V Utsch: Flavor generating article and method for making same. Philip Morris Incorporated, Charles E B Glenn, James E Schardt, Kevin B Osborne, March 25, 1997: US05613504 (126 worldwide citation)

A smoking article is provided in which a replaceable tobacco flavor unit containing tobacco flavor material is electrically heated by a set of permanent reusable heaters to evolve flavors or other components in vapor or aerosol form for delivery to a smoker. Each heater heats only a portion of the a ...


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Mohammad R Hajaligol, Grier S Fleischhauer, Seetharama C Deevi, Charles T Higgins, Patrick H Hayes, Herbert Herman, Robert V Gansert, Alfred L Collins, Billy J Keen Jr, Bernard C Laroy, A Clifton Lilly Jr: Tubular heater for use in an electrical smoking article. Philip Morris Incorporated, James T Moore, James E Schardt, Charles E B Glenn, September 9, 1997: US05665262 (123 worldwide citation)

A cylindrical tube is provided of a mechanically strong and flexible electrical conductor such as a metal and has a plurality of separated regions. An electrically insulating layer such as a ceramic is applied on the outer surface except for one exposed portion. Electrically resistive heaters are th ...


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Alfred L Collins, Mary E Counts, Amitabh Das, Seetharama C Deevi, A Clifton Lilly Jr, D Bruce Losee Jr, Michael L Watkins, Francis V Utsch: Heater element of an electrical smoking article and method for making same. Philip Morris Incorporated, Charles E B Glenn, James E Schardt, James T Moore, March 24, 1998: US05730158 (108 worldwide citation)

A smoking article is provided in which a replaceable tobacco flavor unit containing tobacco flavor material is electrically heated by a set of permanent reusable heaters to evolve flavors or other components in vapor or aerosol form for delivery to a smoker. Each heater heats only a portion of the a ...


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Alfred L Collins, Billy J Keen Jr, George B Reid, Renzer R Ritt Sr, William H Stevens, Howard W Vogt Jr: Smoking article wrapper and method for making same. Philip Morris Incorporated, Charles E B Glenn, James E Schardt, Kevin B Osborne, September 19, 1995: US05450863 (60 worldwide citation)

A smoking article wrapper comprising a base web material having a first burn rate and one or more regions having a second burn rate is provided. The regions having a second burn rate are comprised of a composite layer structure of: said base web material, a layer is particulate material, and an adhe ...


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Alfred L Collins, Billy J Keen Jr, George B Reid, Renzer R Ritt Sr, William H Stevens, Howard W Vogt Jr: Apparatus and method for laminating patches of a first web material onto a second web material. Philip Morris Incorporated, Jeffrey H Ingerman, John M Hintz, April 6, 1993: US05200020 (38 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and a method for laminating patches to a base web accurately, and as efficiently as possible, are provided. Two webs are fed at speeds which are related as the ratio of the width of each patch to the separation distance between patches, the patch web moving more slowly. Patches are cut fro ...


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Alfred L Collins, Billy J Keen Jr, George B Reid, Renzer R Ritt Sr, William H Stevens, Howard W Vogt Jr: Apparatus and method for laminating patches of a first web material onto a second web material. Philip Morris Incorporated, Jeffrey H Ingerman, John M Hintz, September 14, 1993: US05244530 (27 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and a method for laminating patches to a base web accurately, and as efficiently as possible, are provided. Two webs are fed at speeds which are related as the ratio of the width of each patch to the separation distance between patches, the patch web moving more slowly. Patches are cut fro ...


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Alfred L Collins, Edwin L Cutright, James A DeBlasio, Richard H Dickerson, Billy J Kean Jr, Renzer R Ritt Sr, George R Scott: Apparatus and methods for transferring and metering granular material. Philip Morris Incorporated, Charles E B Glenn, James E Schardt, Kevin B Osborne, August 23, 1994: US05339871 (10 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for transferring a metered charge of granular material from a bulk source to an individual receptacle at high speed. The apparatus comprises a nozzle having suction and positive ports, a screen disposed within the nozzle, and suction and positive pressure sources t ...


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Alfred L Collins, Edwin L Cutright, James A Deblasio: Apparatus and methods for transferring and metering and ranular material. Philip Morris Products, ZHANG ZUCHANG, November 9, 1994: CN94104772

Methods and apparatus are provided for transferring a metered charge of granular material from a bulk source to an individual receptacle at high speed. The apparatus comprises a nozzle having suction and positive ports, a screen disposed within the nozzle, and suction and positive pressure sources t ...