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Curing Of Tobacco - Methods - Flue
... onto tobacco sticks, which were hung from tier-poles in curing barns (Aus kilns, also traditionally called oasts) ... These barns have flues which run from externally fed fire boxes, heat-curing the tobacco without exposing it to smoke, slowly raising the temperature over the course of the curing ...
Cannabis Cultivation - Harvesting, Drying and Curing - Curing
... The curing process continues breaking down sugars and helps develop taste and smoothness of smoke ... Curing is highly varied—the minimum is usually two weeks ... As with tobacco, curing can make the cannabis more pleasant to smoke ...
Speck - Curing
... Unlike prosciutto and other hams, speck is not made from the hind leg of the pig but from the shoulder ... And unlike other prosciutti, speck is deboned before curing ...
Adhesive Bonding - Benzocyclobutene (BCB) - Procedural Steps
... to the cross-linking of the polymer, a soft-curing step is applied before bonding ... The pre-curing of the BCB takes place for several minutes on the hot plate at a specific temperature ≤ 300 °C ... But also if the soft-curing is above 210 °C the adhesive cures too much, so that the material is not soft and sticky enough to achieve a high bonding strength ...
Curing Of Tobacco - History
... Curing tobacco has always been a process necessary to prepare the leaf for consumption ... In recent time traditional curing barns in the U.S ... the trend toward using prefabricated metal curing boxes ...

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