1. CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, PT 01

    Photodegradability testing of cellulose acetate filters – outdoor weathering vs. accelerated weathering

    STEACH J.K.; FISHER JONES D.
    Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN, USA
    Degradation testing in the laboratory is based on understanding a material’s exposure to specific environmental forces, which can play a key role in the mechanisms of degradation. Cellulose acetate filters can be degraded by various environmental...
  2. Tobacco Science & Technology, 2012, 4, p. 16-19, ISSN.1002-0861

    An identification-free self-adaptive control scheme for tobacco casing and flavoring processes

    CAO Qi(1); HE Shanjun(2); LIN Miaoqiao(1); MA Qingwen(1); LIN Tianqin(1)
    (1) Longyan Tobacco Industrial Co., Ltd., Longyan 364000, Fujian, P.R. China; (2) Xiamen Tobacco Industrial Co., Ltd., Xiamen 361026, Fujian, P.R. China
    The traditional PID control in tobacco casing and flavoring systems cannot respond to significant tobacco flow variations steadily and accurately, which results in uneven casing and flavoring distribution in processed cut tobacco. Therefore, an...