Solvay is introducing their new production line for Rhodia FilterSorb at its site in Freiburg, Germany. The last function tests have been successfully performed and the new production line can now produce up to 400 tons of Rhodia FilterSorb each year.
Rhodia FilterSorb is a highly effective granular additive. It enables to produce a cigarette with an advanced filtration, preserving the authentic tobacco flavor combined with a cleaner smoking experience.
Rhodia FilterSorb is made from neutral synthetic and natural raw materials. It provides selective filtration and also keeps the physical properties of the filter during smoking.
In markets where consumers do not appreciate charcoal filters due to its specific impact on taste, Rhodia FilterSorb is the solution to improve the filtration without losing the authentic tobacco flavor.
As for markets where consumers are used to the specific taste of charcoal, a combination with Rhodia FilterSorb in a filter is a concept that will definitely enhance the filtration.
Rhodia FilterSorb is a white, clean, and round granular additive. Thanks to its high mechanical resistance and low dust formation, it is clean and easy to process with standard filter making equipment.
Rhodia FilterSorb can be applied to commonly used multi-segment filters, such as the so-called “Dalmatian” or cavity filters.