Mouthpiece for cigarettes again coming into fashion
Mouthpiece for cigarettes again came into Vogue. Who invented it? Why the need for a mouthpiece? How to do? This will be discussed in the article. So.
What is the mouthpiece?
If you translate the word "mouthpiece" in German, get two roots: mund (i.e. "mouth") and stück ("piece"). It turns out, we are talking about a mouth piece? Yes. Today it is part of the cigarette, which is called filter. However, before the mouthpiece is a hollow thin tube made of wood. In it and inserted a cigarette.
When and who invented the mouthpiece?
Tobacco was brought to Europe in 1496 on the island of Tobago. Then only smoked cigars. Soon a tube. Tobacco was quite expensive, so burning the remains of a crumbled and wrapped in paper. These cigarettes were the prototype of the modern cigarette. The special distribution they received in the First world (tobacco included in the rations).
In 1865, two brothers-immigrants by last name Kapp in Dublin was opened a little store with tubes. Ten years things went quietly and smoothly, until there was in the town a Charles Peterson. Soon he asked a companion to the brothers, and things went up: Peterson invented a mouthpiece for cigarettes, which was appreciated at the world exhibition, noting the invention of a gold medal. Amazing beauty products marked "Capp
Requirements and differences
Smokers quickly realized that a mouthpiece for cigarettes reduces tobacco fortress, and the taste becomes softer. In addition, the tube was delayed bitter crumbs that will surely fall in your mouth when using cigarettes. Moreover, less yellowing fingers, not so darkened teeth.
When was evaluated the harm of Smoking, it was found that the mouthpiece for cigarettes decreases (albeit slightly, but still) the volume and activity of harmful substances inhaled when Smoking. It turned out that the smoke passing through the air corridor, cooled down, and part of the resin remained on the walls of the tube. Some devices started to provide filters, which further delayed harmful substances.
Mouthpiece for cigarettes can be made of different materials. The main thing that he was apathetic, resistant to temperatures, smoke, and attractive in appearance.
Today there are many types of mouthpieces (for cigarettes and cigars). Distinguish them by the following parameters:
- concepts (filter, cooler)
- design (including length, thickness)
- material (ebonite, acrylic, wood, amber, bone, animal, Mediterranean briar)
- technology (handmade, machine stamped).
Cigarette holders male and female
And now a little about the details. Than the male mouthpiece for cigarettes is different from women's? I must say that element of sophistication this device has become during the introduction of the fashion for Smoking women (the nineteenth century). Elegant and sophisticated ladies with manicured fingers clearly not was coarse and thick mouthpieces. In addition, the smoke permeated the gloves, leaving a nasty odor and yellow stains. Long cigarette holder for cigarettes was intended to protect against these troubles. And he looked at lady's slim fingers is much prettier than men's. Mouthpiece for cigarettes women became the accessory of the then fashionistas. It was made from quite expensive materials like amber, mahogany. Especially prized mouthpiece with inlaid. Men by nature were more practical. Because the mouthpieces they were simpler and smaller. First, they are easier to store, and secondly, they were not as fragile as women.
With the advent of cigarettes with filter mouthpieces began to go out of use and remained in use only in units of smokers. Today, they again come into fashion. The greatest demand is the mouthpiece of the filter cigarette. Prices for every budget, from cheap (10. E. male and 15-20. E. female) and up to quite expensive.
How to make a mouthpiece for cigarettes?
The product usually consists of three parts: the core, the so-called nipples and the tip. Don't try to make the mouthpiece out of scrap materials. Sometimes advised to pull out the "guts" of the pen or a felt tip pen and use the hollow tube. In any case! First, the tip should be tapered. To craft it you will need bronze. The core may be made of any other material. As for the nipple sleeve will fit the PCB or rohmaterial. In detail, drill the appropriate size hole and after connecting. If ebonite mouthpiece slips out of the bowl or loosely held in it, heat the hub in boiling water and push it onto a hard surface. The diameter becomes larger, and it will stay much tighter.
For cleaning use special toothpaste. However, they are not at all. The alternative is tooth powder. If you can't find it on sale, squeeze in a bowl a little toothpaste and allow it to dry, then mash to a powder.