Global Patent Index - EP 2636323 A2

EP 2636323 A2 2013-09-11 - A cigarette filter, a cigarette, and a method of and a machine for making a cigarette filter or a cigarette

Title (en)

A cigarette filter, a cigarette, and a method of and a machine for making a cigarette filter or a cigarette

Title (de)

Zigarettenfilter, Zigarette sowie Verfahren und Maschine zur Herstellung eines Zigarettenfilters oder einer Zigarette

Title (fr)

Filtre de cigarette, cigarette, ainsi qu'un procédé et une machine de fabrication d'un filtre de cigarette ou d'une cigarette

Publication

EP 2636323 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 13250018 A

Priority

GB 201203783 A

Abstract (en)

A cigarette filter (12) having particulate charcoal or other adsorbent material (28) within it. The adsorbent material (28) has been deposited in a base filter material (20) of the filter (12) as or within at least one object (24) embedded within the base filter material (20). Also a cigarette filter (12) having charcoal or other adsorbent material (28) within it, in which the adsorbent material (28) has been exposed inside the filter (12) by the partial or complete destruction of a shell (26) of a capsule (24) containing the adsorbent material (28) and embedded within a base material of the filter (20). Also a cigarette filter (12) having charcoal or other adsorbent material (28) within it, in which the adsorbent material (28) comprises a brick or tablet of the adsorbent material (28) embedded within a base filter material (20) of the filter (12), or what was a brick of the adsorbent material (28) embedded within a base filter material (20) but which has been pulverized, for example by ultrasonics or by dissolving or melting a binding agent of the brick or tablet. Also a cigarette having one of the foregoing filters, and a method of and a machine for making such a cigarette or filter.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A24D 3/16 (2006.01); A24D 3/06 (2006.01); A24D 3/12 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A24D 3/0216 (2013.01); A24D 3/048 (2013.01); A24D 3/061 (2013.01); A24D 3/12 (2013.01); A24D 3/163 (2013.01); A24D 3/166 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

BA ME

EPO simple patent family

EP 2636323 A2 20130911; GB 201203783 D0 20120418

INPADOC legal status


2014-09-24 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20140812

2013-09-11 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

- Designated State(s): AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

2013-09-11 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Countries: BA ME