TODAY’S PATENT- CIGARETTE
The Cigarette was invented by Barbara W. Arzonico, Alan B. Norman, Thomas L. Gentry on the 3rd November 1992, bearing patent number US5159944A.
This cigarette includes a roll of smokable material circumscribed by two layers of paper wrapping materials.
- Inner wrapping material- include a cellulosic base web and carbonaceous material within the web.
- Outer wrapping material- include a cellulosic base web and inorganic filler material.
The cigarette is capable of sustaining smolder under FTC smoking conditions while yielding very low levels of visible sidestream smoke. This invention relates to a cigarette which delivers good tobacco flavor, pleasure and satisfaction while generating relatively low levels of sidestream “tar”. Such cigarettes also exhibit extremely low levels of visible sidestream smoke as well as low levels of sidestream odor.
Cigarettes of the present invention (i) have a weight which is not overly excessive, (ii) yield an acceptable ash and fire cone, (iii) yield acceptable smolder properties, and (iv) yield a burn rate which is acceptable. Further, such cigarettes have a tendency to (i) burn back uniformly during use, and (ii) not provide visible staining of the outer wrap immediately behind the char line during use.