Making the Cigarettes

Testing cigarettes for quality

image of cigarette test machine

The Cigarette Test StationClick for a glossary definition (CTS) was located in the Quality Audit (QA) Office on the second floor of the New Cigarette FactoryClick for a map of L&M's Durham complex. The CTS tested cigarettes for a variety of physical properties including weight, dilution, circumference, and amount of air drawn through the filter.