Bull. Spec. CORESTA Symposium, Taormina, 1986, p. 105, ST11, ISSN.0525-6240
Quantitative measurement of the blooming of cigarette tow
Courtaulds Acetate, Coventry, UK
In the manufacture of cigarette filters from cellulose acetate tow, the tow has to be bloomed to separate the fibres from each other before it is wrapped in paper. The pressure-drop at constant rod weight can be used as a measure of the degree of blooming ...