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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2005, SSPT 11

    Analysis of performance characteristics of cigarettes sold in New York State that meet ignition strength regulations

    WANNA J.T.; DUROCHER D.F.; ROSSI-ESPAGNET J.
    Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Alpharetta, GA, USA
    As of June 28, 2004, only cigarettes that pass the ASTM E2187-02B ignition strength test more than 75% of the time have been allowed for sale in New York. In this paper we will explore the changes in design of selected commercial cigarette that resulted ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2005, SSPT 12

    Using paper diffusion measurements to assess the ignition strength of cigarettes

    DUROCHER D.F.; KRAKER T.; WANNA J.T.; CODWISE W.
    Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Alpharetta, GA, USA
    At previous CORESTA meetings, Schweitzer-Mauduit introduced a simple, graphical method for describing the ASTM ignition strength of cigarettes when the desired ignition performance was achieved through the use of low permeability bands of aqueous film ...