Recon Cut rag & Recon Sheet:
The processing of Reconstituted Tobacco (Recon) provided the opportunity to utilize the fines, and stems of the tobacco leaf in the production of cigarettes. Recon is composed of tobacco dust, fines, particles, and stems . Various additives may be incorporated. Recon is used in tobacco production to allow cigarette manufacturers to make the most efficient use of their tobacco by utilizing the scrap and stems instead of discarding them. The resulting paper-like sheets of reconstituted tobacco are then cut into strips and used in cigarettes.