CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, PT 15
Comparison of two maximum-likelihood estimators of the rate of self-extinguishment in the ISO 12863 test
(1) delfortgroup AG, Traun, Austria; (2) British American Tobacco, Group R&D, Southampton, UK; (3) Consultant to delfortgroup AG, Traun, Austria
To check the compliance of cigarettes with low ignition propensity regulations, it is necessary to estimate the rate of self-extinguishment a cigarette will have, when tested according to ISO 12863. One way to do this is to actually perform the test...