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  1. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2019, 73, abstr. 007

    Conversion of a pharmaceutical salt-screening robot platform to an automated station for unattended weighing e-cigarettes and smoking machine filters

    COX J.A.; LU J.
    Sirius Automation Group, Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
    The authors will demonstrate how to adapt a standardized small footprint biotech laboratory robot originally designed for the screening of pharmaceutical salt & crystallization studies in advanced drug development for use in the high speed...
  2. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2016, 70, abstr. 16

    Development and evaluation of a benchtop walkaway platform for the automated solvent extractions of cambridge filter pads and agricultural tobacco samples

    LI Shijie(1); LIU Wei(1); COX J.(2); LU J.(2)
    (1) China Tobacco Yunnan Industrial Co., Ltd, Kunming, China; (2) Sirius Automation Inc., Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
    Several documented methodologies require liquid / solid extraction of smoking machine residues from standard size Cambridge filters. The efficiency and reproducibility of such solvent extractions is paramount for optimal results hence the need for...
  3. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2015, 69, abstr. 30

    Application of near infrared spectroscopy to detect mold contamination in tobacco

    YANG Lei(13); HOU Ying(1); LI Jingjing(1); LI Wei(1); WANG Jiajun(2); YANG Qianxu(2); WANG Baoxing(2); PAN Xuejun(3)
    (1) Yunnan Reascend Tobacco Technology (Group) Co. Ltd., Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China; (2) China Tobacco Yunnan Industrial Co., Ltd., Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China; (3) Kunming University of Science and Technology, Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China
    Mold infection is a significant postharvest issue for processors of tobacco, which can cause value reduction of product and direct product loss. However, mold is mostly undetectable at early stages by traditional sorting techniques. In this paper,...