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A smoking article and mouthpiece therefor

The invention relates to a smoking article (1) comprising a smoking article rod portion (2) having a recess (13) and a mouthpiece (81, 91, 101) attachable to the smoking article rod portion. The mouthpiece includes an elongate cylindrical element (20) arranged to be inserted into the recess by a user.... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Cartridge for use with heating smokable material

Described herein is a cartridge for use with apparatus for heating smokable material to volatilize at least one component of the smokable material. The cartridge comprises a housing defining a chamber, smokable material located in the chamber, and a mass of thermal insulation material located between the smokable material and... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Smoking article and mouthpiece therefor

The invention relates to a smoking article (1) comprising a smoking article rod portion (2) having a recess (13) and a mouthpiece (71, 91, 101) attachable to the smoking article rod portion comprising an elongate cylindrical element (20) arranged to be inserted into the recess by a user. The cylindrical... British American Tobacco investments Limited

A smoking article and mouthpiece therefor

The invention relates to a smoking article (120) comprising a smoking article rod portion (2) having a recess (13) and a mouthpiece (110) arranged to be attached to the smoking article. The mouthpiece comprises an elongate cylindrical element (20) having adjacent first and second portions each extending partially along the... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Cartridge, components and methods for generating an inhalable medium

A cartridge is provided for use with an apparatus for generating an inhalable medium. The cartridge has a container for holding a liquid and a receptacle for receiving a solid material. A shell is provided around the outside of the liquid container. A channel is defined between the liquid container... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Method

The present invention provides a method for reducing at least one tobacco-specific nitrosamine or a precursor thereof in tobacco comprising modifying the tobacco plant by increasing the activity or expression of a LBD (lateral organ bound domain) nitrogen-responsive transcription factor. The present invention also provides tobacco cells, tobacco plants, tobacco... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Smoking article

A smoking article includes a first and a second engaging surface spaced circumferentially, and a control element movable between the first and second engaging surfaces. A ventilation area is configured to be selectively covered by the movable control element. The control element includes a first limiting edge configured to engage... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Material for inclusion in a smoking article

A smokeable material for inclusion in a smoking article, comprising tobacco coated with acacia gum, wherein the amount of acacia gum is at least 10% by weight of the tobacco.... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Dump unit

A dump unit comprises a main chassis (2); a metallic body (3) for containing a bulk material, wherein the bulk material can be discharged from one end of the metallic body; a hydraulic actuator (8) for lifting the discharge end of the metallic body with respect to the chassis; and... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Container

A container comprising a main body and a lid which define a chamber for a recipient product. A portion of the container is provided with a sensate substance which is released into the chamber to impart an organoleptic characteristic to a recipient product within said chamber.... British American Tobacco investments Limited

A smoking article, a filter and a manufacturing a smoking article

A smoking article includes a filter arrangement comprising a first filter section and a second filter section, the second filter section being located downstream of the first filter section, and a ventilation arrangement configured to provide a user controllable level of ventilation into the first filter section. A resistance to... British American Tobacco investments Limited

A smoking article, a smoking article filter section and a manufacturing a smoking article

A smoking article and a method of manufacturing a smoking article A smoking article has a filter section for receiving smoke and/or other aerosol generated by said smoking article, a variable ventilation arrangement configured to provide a user controllable level of ventilation into the filter section and a flavour source... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Smoking article assembly machine and making a smoking article

The present application relates to a smoking article assembly machine. The smoking article assembly machine has a web of tipping paper conveying path. The smoking article assembly machine also has a mechanical cutter (70) configured to perform a cutting action to form a pattern (5) including a line (6) having... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Inhalator and cartridge thereof

In one aspect, apparatus is provided for generating an inhalable medium. The apparatus has a container for holding a liquid and a heater for volatilizing liquid held in the container. The apparatus further has a chamber for receiving a material. The apparatus has an outlet. In use liquid volatilized by... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Cartridge for use with heating smokable material

Described herein is a cartridge for use with apparatus for heating smokable material to volatilize at least one component of the smokable material. The cartridge comprises a housing defining a chamber, and a heating device located in the chamber. The heating device is arranged to heat smokable material to volatilize... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Apparatus for heating smokable material

Described herein is apparatus for heating smokable material to volatilize at least one component of the smokable material. The apparatus comprises an electrical power source having positive and negative terminals, a voltage regulator, and a controller for controlling the supply of electrical power to a heating element in use. One... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Heating device for heating smokable material and manufacture

Described herein is a heating device for use with apparatus for heating smokable material to volatilize at least one component of the smokable material. The heating device comprises a heating element, and smokable material bonded to the heating element. The heating element comprises a layer of electrically-conductive material, a first... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Wrapper for tobacco industry products

A wrapper for a group of tobacco industry products is disclosed. The wrapper has a barrier material and a tab arranged such that pulling the tab separates a section of the barrier material from the remainder of the barrier material to form an extraction opening. The barrier material has a... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Methods of manufacturing a double-walled tube

A method for manufacturing a double-walled tube is provided. The method comprises the extrusion of two tubes wherein one tube is inside the other. A first mold is provided around the outside of the outer tube and a support provided along the inside of the inner tube. Fluid is then... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Pack of tobacco industry products

Pack (27) having a group of tobacco industry products wrapped in a laminate (2) to form a bundle (22). The pack has a base (28) containing the bundle, and a lid (30) mounted to the base for rotation between open and closed positions. The laminate has an outer layer (3)... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Apparatus and filter manufacture

A filter rod for a smoking article comprising an extruded hardened tubular element formed from a filter material with entrained cured plasticiser, and a continuous core of filler material provided within the tubular element. Also disclosed is an apparatus for manufacturing such a filter rod, the apparatus comprising a duct... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Apparatus and manufacturing a smoking article pack

A method of manufacturing a pack of smoking articles. The method comprises providing a planar blank of an inner support frame comprising a front panel and a rear panel connected by a bottom panel, and folding the front and rear panels together about the bottom panel to form an inner... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Additive - containing member

Smoking article additive-containing member An additive-containing member having first and second regions, the second region comprising a predetermined region having a reduced strength limit relative to the first region so that the predetermined region is caused to break when pressure is applied to the additive-containing member, thereby to release additive,... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Apparatus and manufacturing a smoking article pack

Apparatus and Method for Manufacturing a Smoking Article Pack An apparatus (10) for manufacturing a sealed pack (20, 34, 36, 37) of smoking articles (2) and modifying an internal atmosphere thereof. The apparatus (10) comprises a handling mechanism (13) for conveying a sealed pack (20) of smoking articles (2) within... British American Tobacco investments Limited

A rod article distribution apparatus

The present application relates to a rod article distribution apparatus (10) for distributing rod articles (50) between at least two storage columns. The apparatus (10) has a rod article infeed (20), a rod article distributor (30) having an epicyclic drum arrangement, and at least two rod article receiving channels (41).... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Adhesive transfer system

An adhesive transfer system for applying a pattern of adhesive to a web of tipping paper as it is being fed through a smoking article filter assembly unit is disclosed. It comprises a transfer roller and an applicator roller. The transfer roller has an engraved pattern on its surface that... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Apparatus for heating or cooling a material contained therein

There is described an apparatus for heating or cooling a material to be heated or to be cooled. The apparatus includes: a first compartment for containing the material to be heated or to be cooled; and a second compartment containing a phase change material, wherein the phase change material is... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Tipping paper feed assenbly for use in smoking article manufacture

A tipping paper feed assembly (1) for use in smoking article manufacture. The tipping paper feed assembly (1) comprising a first feed device adapted to supply a first tipping paper web (4) that is fed into apparatus for smoking article manufacture, and a second feed device adapted to supply a... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Filter materials and filters made therefrom

The present invention relates to filter material for inclusion in a smoking article, wherein the filter material is in the form of a fibrous tow or a non-woven sheet comprising fine cellulose acetate fibres having a mean diameter of from about 1 μm to about 15 um. The invention also... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Additive carrying composition

There is provided a composition for inclusion in a smoking article comprising an ion exchange resin and additive particles comprising an additive on the surface of the ion exchange resin. There is also provided a smoking article filter element comprising this composition, a smoking article comprising this smoking article filter... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Heating smokable material

An apparatus comprising a smokable material heater, configured to heat a first region of smokable material to a volatizing temperature sufficient to volatize a component of smokable material and to concurrently heat a second region of smokable material to a temperature lower than said volatizing temperature but which is sufficient... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Heating smokable material

An apparatus comprising a smokable material heater, configured to heat a first region of smokable material to a volatizing temperature sufficient to volatize a component of smokable material and to concurrently heat a second region of smokable material to a temperature lower than said volatizing temperature but which is sufficient... British American Tobacco investments Limited

A package

The invention relates to packaging for tobacco industry products and, particularly but not exclusively, to packages comprising a label having a tab. A barrier material encloses one or more tobacco industry products and has a region which, in use, forms an aperture over which is positioned the label. The tab... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Flow control device

A flow control device (14) for a smoking article (10) is provided. The device comprises first and second selector parts (18, 19) to control flow along a plurality of controllable flow channels.... British American Tobacco investments Limited

Apparatus for heating smokable material

Disclosed is apparatus for heating smokable material to volatilize at least one component of the smokable material. The apparatus comprises a heating zone for receiving an article, and a magnetic field generator for generating a varying magnetic field that penetrates the heating zone. The article comprises smokable material and heating... British American Tobacco investments Limited

05/04/17 / #20170119047

Article for use with heating smokable material

Disclosed is an article for use with apparatus for heating smokable material to volatilize at least one component of the smokable material. The article comprises smokable material, such as tobacco, and a heater for heating the smokable material. The heater comprises heating material that is heatable by penetration with a... British American Tobacco investments Limited

05/04/17 / #20170119048

Article for use with heating smokable material

Disclosed is an article for use with apparatus for heating smokable material to volatilize at least one component of the smokable material, the article including a malleable container defining a cavity; a mass of smokable material in the cavity; and heating material that is heatable by penetration with a varying... British American Tobacco investments Limited

05/04/17 / #20170119049

Article for use with heating smokable material

Disclosed is an article for use with apparatus for heating smokable material to volatilize at least one component of the smokable material. The article comprises a sheet comprising smokable material, and heating material that is heatable by penetration with a varying magnetic field to heat the smokable material. The sheet... British American Tobacco investments Limited

05/04/17 / #20170119050

Article for use with heating smokable material

Disclosed is an article for use with apparatus for heating smokable material to volatilize at least one component of the smokable material. The article comprises a mass of smokable material. An exterior of the article has a length, a width perpendicular to the length, and a depth perpendicular to each... British American Tobacco investments Limited

05/04/17 / #20170119051

Article for use with heating smokable material

Disclosed is an article for use with apparatus for heating smokable material to volatilize at least one component of the smokable material. The article comprises smokable material, and a film defining a closed circuit of heating material. The heating material is heatable by penetration with a varying magnetic field to... British American Tobacco investments Limited

04/27/17 / #20170112185

A smoking article assembly machine

The present application relates to a smoking article assembly machine. The smoking article assembly machine has a filter rod receiving section configured to receive filter rods (9) containing an inserted object (36, 36′) and an assembled smoking article discharge section. The smoking article assembly machine also has a smoking article... British American Tobacco investments Limited

04/27/17 / #20170112186

Rolling drum assembly for use in smoking article manufacture

Rolling Drum Assembly for use in Smoking Article Manufacture The rolling drum assembly has a rolling drum (4) with a peripheral surface adapted to carry a collation of rod articles (1, 2) and a tipping paper patch (3). The rolling drum assembly also has a roll hand (9) adapted to... British American Tobacco investments Limited

04/27/17 / #20170112889

Powder for delivery to the oral cavity

A powder for delivery to the oral cavity of a user is disclosed. The powder includes at least two populations of particles. A first population of particles includes a stimulant, and a second population of particles includes a flavorant. Also described is a cartridge containing the powder for use in... British American Tobacco investments Limited

04/27/17 / #20170113881

Feed unit

A feed unit, for example for feeding components to smoking article assembly apparatus, has a guide member (14) and a plurality of pushers (21) arranged to push components (2) along a path defined by the guide member (14) for output from the feed unit. The guide member (14) is arranged... British American Tobacco investments Limited

04/20/17 / #20170107060

Feed unit

A feed unit, for example for feeding components to smoking article assembly apparatus. The feed unit has a rotary device having a supply region (4) and one or more channels (7) adapted to receive components from the supply region (4) such that the components are stacked one on top of... British American Tobacco investments Limited

04/20/17 / #20170107061

Feed unit

A feed unit, for example for feeding components (2) to smoking article assembly apparatus, having a stationary guide member (14) and a dispensing unit configured to dispense components (2) into the stationary guide member (14). The dispensing unit has one or more channels (7) to receive components (2) one on... British American Tobacco investments Limited

04/20/17 / #20170107062

Feed unit

A feed unit, for example for feeding components to smoking article assembly apparatus, includes a rotary device having one or more channels (7) adapted to receive components, one on top of another, and one or more pushers (21) associated with each channel. The feed unit also has a track (14)... British American Tobacco investments Limited

04/13/17 / #20170099870

Smoking article

A smoking article comprising one or more rod articles, an inner layer extending around the rod articles, and an outer layer extending around the inner layer. The inner and outer layers are integrally formed. The outer layer comprises a selection portion configured to move over an underlying part of the... British American Tobacco investments Limited

04/06/17 / #20170095006

Heat insulated heating smokable material

An apparatus configured to heat smokeable material to volatilize at least one component of the smokeable material, wherein the apparatus comprises a region of insulation having a core region which is evacuated to a lower pressure than an exterior of the insulation.... British American Tobacco investments Limited

03/30/17 / #20170088341

Smoking article pack

A smoking article pack has an openable enclosure with a partial vacuum therein. The smoking article also has a support member for smoking articles, the support member being located within the enclosure.... British American Tobacco investments Limited

03/02/17 / #20170055574

Cartridge for use with heating smokable material

Disclosed is a cartridge for use with apparatus for heating smokable material to volatilise at least one component of the smokable material, the cartridge comprising: a container defining a cavity, and smokable material located in the cavity, wherein the cartridge comprises heating material that is heatable by penetration with a... British American Tobacco investments Limited

03/02/17 / #20170055575

Material for use with heating smokable material

Disclosed is material for use with apparatus for heating smokable material to volatilise at least one component of the smokable material. The material comprising a mixture of smokable material and elements. Each of the elements comprises a closed circuit of heating material that is heatable by penetration with a varying... British American Tobacco investments Limited

03/02/17 / #20170055580

Apparatus for heating smokable material

Disclosed is apparatus for heating smokable material to volatilise at least one component of the smokable material. The apparatus comprises a heating zone for receiving at least a portion of an article comprising smokable material, a magnetic field generator for generating a varying magnetic field, and an elongate heating element... British American Tobacco investments Limited

03/02/17 / #20170055581

Article for use with heating smokable material

Disclosed is an article for use with apparatus for heating smokable material to volatilise at least one component of the smokable material. The article comprises smokable material and a cover around the smokable material. The cover defines an outer surface of the article that may contact the apparatus in use,... British American Tobacco investments Limited

03/02/17 / #20170055582

Article for use with heating smokable material

Disclosed is an article for use with apparatus for heating smokable material to volatilise at least one component of the smokable material. The article comprises a mass of smokable material and an elongate member within the mass of smokable material. The elongate member comprises heating material that is heatable by... British American Tobacco investments Limited

03/02/17 / #20170055583

Apparatus for heating smokable material

Disclosed is apparatus for heating smokable material to volatilise at least one component of the smokable material. The apparatus comprises a heating zone for receiving at least a portion of an article comprising smokable material; a magnetic field generator for generating a varying magnetic field; and an elongate heating element... British American Tobacco investments Limited

03/02/17 / #20170055584

Article for use with heating smokable material

Disclosed is an article for use with apparatus for heating smokable material to volatilise at least one component of the smokable material. The article comprises a cavity for receiving smokable material, and a coil of heating material that is heatable by penetration with a varying magnetic field to heat the... British American Tobacco investments Limited

02/16/17 / #20170042221

Aerosol-cooling element and arrangements for use with heating a smokable material

Aerosol-cooling elements for use with an apparatus for heating smokable material are disclosed. In one example, the element is a monolithic rod having first and second ends and has plural through holes extending between the first and second ends. Other arrangements are described.... British American Tobacco investments Limited

02/16/17 / #20170042222

Smoking article filters

The present invention relates to improvements in filters for use in smoking articles such as cigarettes, cigars and cigarillos. The improvements, particularly but not exclusively, relate to filter capabilities and to the manufacture of such filters. In one example, a filter for a smoking article comprises a first fibrous filter... British American Tobacco investments Limited

02/09/17 / #20170035099

Tobacco industry rod assembly apparatus

A tobacco industry rod assembly apparatus comprising a tobacco industry rod article infeed (2) having an epicyclic drum arrangement (3) is disclosed. The tobacco industry rod article infeed (2) is configured to transfer tobacco industry rod articles towards an assembly stage.... British American Tobacco investments Limited

02/09/17 / #20170035103

Smoking article filters

The present invention relates to improvements in filters for use in smoking articles such as cigarettes, cigars and cigarillos. The improvements, particularly but not exclusively, relate to filter capabilities and to the manufacture of such filters. In one example, a filter for a smoking article comprises a first fibrous filter... British American Tobacco investments Limited

01/26/17 / #20170020185

Smoking article

A smoking article comprising a first part moveable relative to a second part, and an indexing mechanism comprising a first indexing surface on the first part, and a second indexing surface on a support element of the second part. The second indexing surface is configured to engage with the first... British American Tobacco investments Limited

01/26/17 / #20170020186

Filter materials and filters made therefrom

The present invention relates to filter material for inclusion in a smoking article, said filter material comprising a base material comprising or made from fibres having a first diameter or mean diameter, and fine fibres having a diameter or mean diameter which is smaller than the first diameter, wherein the... British American Tobacco investments Limited








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