CORESTA Meeting, Smoke/Technology, Xian, 2001, ST 38
A new device for firmness characterization
Altadis Research Center, Experiments and Measurements Dept, SODIM Instrumentation, Fleury les Aubrais, France
Recently, a new method has been proposed to characterize tobacco or filter rod firmness. This method, based on an analysis of the crushing deformation, is related to the consumer feeling when crushing the product with the fingers. In order to apply this ...