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Number: 131/284
Name: Tobacco > Cigar or cigarette making > With coating or printing
Description: Process or apparatus including means to perform a printing or coating operation on the tobacco product.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8646463 Gravure-printed, banded cigarette paper Feb. 11, 2014
8646464 Treated areas on a wrapper for reducing the ignition proclivity characteristics of a smoking article Feb. 11, 2014
8616219 Filter for a smoking article Dec. 31, 2013
8434494 Gravity pipe for smokers May. 7, 2013
8356607 Smoking article and method of manufacturing same, and method of manufacturing carbon monoxide reducing agent Jan. 22, 2013
8171941 Cigarette customization apparatus and associated method May. 8, 2012
8118033 Apparatus for manufacturing rod-shaped smoking articles Feb. 21, 2012
8113217 Filter tip cigarettes and method of manufacturing same Feb. 14, 2012
8069859 Wrapping paper inspection apparatus and tobacco wrapping machine Dec. 6, 2011
7921622 Machine for wrapping groups of cigarettes in packets Apr. 12, 2011
7677256 Wrapping materials for smoking articles Mar. 16, 2010
7600518 Smoking articles and wrapping materials therefor Oct. 13, 2009
7509961 Cigarettes and cigarette components containing nanostructured fibril materials Mar. 31, 2009
7296578 Equipment and methods for manufacturing cigarettes Nov. 20, 2007
7281540 Equipment and methods for manufacturing cigarettes Oct. 16, 2007
7276120 Materials and methods for manufacturing cigarettes Oct. 2, 2007
7237557 Method of and apparatus for applying adhesive to webs of wrapping material Jul. 3, 2007
7047982 Method for registering pattern location on cigarette wrapping material May. 23, 2006
6904917 Method of manufacturing cigarette suppressing spread of burn and apparatus for manufacturing cigarette suppressing spread of burn Jun. 14, 2005
6848449 Low fire-spreading smoking article and method of manufacturing the same Feb. 1, 2005
6805133 Apparatus for stabilizing air permeability characteristic of filter cigarettes Oct. 19, 2004
6725867 Process for producing smoking articles with reduced ignition proclivity characteristics and products made according to same Apr. 27, 2004
6103013 Marker inserting device for web converting apparatus Aug. 15, 2000
6053175 Method for treating smoking article Apr. 25, 2000
5735292 Method and device for the production of filter tip bands for ventilated cigarettes Apr. 7, 1998
5630432 Droplet jet application of adhesive to cigarette ends May. 20, 1997
5403871 Starch based natural adhesive for use in cigarette manufacture Apr. 4, 1995
5329004 Method of manufacturing cigarettes using high amylopectin starch phosphate material as an adhesive Jul. 12, 1994
5249587 Gear transmission for printer die in cigarette making machine Oct. 5, 1993
5222509 Method of making cigarettes and apparatus therefore Jun. 29, 1993
5200020 Apparatus and method for laminating patches of a first web material onto a second web material Apr. 6, 1993
5168883 Apparatus for applying tax stamps to cigarettes in cartons and for repacking cartons Dec. 8, 1992
5155140 Use of adhesive mixtures containing gum arabic for glueing the longitudinal seam of cigarette tube Oct. 13, 1992
5154192 Thermal indicators for smoking articles and the method of application of the thermal indicators to the smoking article Oct. 13, 1992
4987908 Thermal indicators for smoking articles Jan. 29, 1991
4898187 Cigarette manufacture Feb. 6, 1990
4821748 Hand-held cigarette-coloring device Apr. 18, 1989
4784163 Process for producing smoking rod wrapper and smoking rod containing same Nov. 15, 1988
4781203 Method and apparatus for making self-extinguishing cigarette Nov. 1, 1988
4766911 Method for tracing smoking articles Aug. 30, 1988
4679574 Cigarette Jul. 14, 1987
4653516 Method for simultaneously producing two continuous streams of cigarettes Mar. 31, 1987
4651756 Smoking articles Mar. 24, 1987
4619278 Smoking rod wrapper Oct. 28, 1986
4583558 Marking of smoking article wrappings Apr. 22, 1986
4571497 Method for continuously measuring the perimeter of wrapped objects Feb. 18, 1986
4567372 Method for continuously measuring the perimeter of wrapped objects of generally uniform cross-section Jan. 28, 1986
4340074 Cigarette material having non-lipsticking properties Jul. 20, 1982
4326543 Smoking product and process for manufacturing same Apr. 27, 1982

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