China Tobacco Yunnan Industrial Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of China National Tobacco Corp., was granted a patent for an intelligent heating device that does not burn an e-cigarette on Jan. 29, according to data from Skycheck.
According to the patent abstract, the utility model discloses an intelligent heating non-burning e-cigarette, which comprises a battery, a temperature control button, a controller, a heating body, a Bluetooth module, and a user terminal; The battery power supply to the heating body through the controller; The temperature control button is electrically connected with the controller; The temperature control keys are two "+" and "keys; The controller is connected with the user terminal through a Bluetooth module.
The heating temperature of the intelligent heating non-burning e-cigarette of the utility model can be adjusted; Simultaneously, the information of heating and non-burning e-cigarette and user smoking can be collected and displayed on the user terminal to help users master their smoking situation
In a broad sense, "e-cigarette" is mainly divided into heating non-combustion type e-cigarette and steam heating type e-cigarette. Heated, non-burning tobacco e-cigarettes, which heat tobacco to a certain temperature to make the leaves smell, are represented by tobacco giant Philip Morris's IQOS; Steam heating e-cigarette is the use of electronic cigarette atomizer will contain nicotine solution electric heating to produce gas mist, for smokers to use, to the United States Juul, China's RELX as the representative.
According to the current policy, the sales of heated and non-flammable e-cigarettes are not allowed in the Chinese market; that is to say, the e-cigarettes in the Chinese market are steam heated. But many e-cigarette companies in China still produce heated, non-flammable e-cigarettes and sell them overseas. To this end, analysts believe that the Yunnan tobacco published the patent should be sold to overseas markets products.
It is understood that including Yunnan cigarette, Hubei cigarette, Sichuan cigarette enterprises have launched e-cigarette products. In August 2020, at the Shenzhen International E-Cigarette Industry Expo site, a staff member of China Tobacco Yunnan told Nandu reporter that the e-cigarette products on display were all sold to overseas markets.