TODAY’S PATENT – FILTER CIGARETTE
The Filter Cigarette was invented by Ernst Brunbauer on December 21, 2004 bearing patent number US6832613B2.
The invention concerns a filter cigarette whose filter is surrounded by a filter wrapping paper which is enclosed by a tip layer, wherein an interior of the filter wrapping paper is coated with metal, in particular aluminum. Development of cigarettes with reduced smoke constituents, in particular nicotine, condensate and carbon monoxide, has globally been driven forward by statutory regulations, a higher level of consumer acceptance and increased awareness of health.
A basic starting point adopted by the invention is a filter cigarette whose filter is surrounded by a filter wrapping paper which is enclosed by a tip layer, wherein air can penetrate into the filter through the filter wrapping paper. In accordance with the invention a coating is applied only on a part of the filter wrapping paper so that air can penetrate through the wrapping paper into the filter.