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Cf Glue: Made from Cigarette Filters

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Experimental Group

Set-up A- 10 pcs. of used cigarette filters with 15 mL of acetone

Set-up B- 10 pcs. of used cigarette filters with 15 mL of acetone and coloring dye

Set-up C- 10 pcs. of used cigarette filters with 10 mL of acetone

Set-up D- 10 pcs. of used cigarette filters with 10 mL of acetone and coloring dye

Controlled Group

Set-up E- commercial glue

Definition of Terms

Cigarette filter- is a foam-like found at the end of the cigarette.

Acetone - is a liquid solvent for certain oils; a colorless, extremely flammable liquid, used as a solvent.

Nicotine - a poisonous liquid in tobacco; a poisonous alkaloid, derived from the tobacco plant used in medicine and as an insecticide.

Cellulose – an amorphous polymer, the main constituent of all plant tissues and fibers, used in the manufacture of paper, textiles and explosives.

Coloring Dye- a natural or synthetic substance used to add a colour to or change the colour of something. (https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/dye)

METHODOLOGY

This chapter presents the materials and procedural design used in this study.

Materials:

- 40 pcs. of cigarettes

- Water

- Scissor

- 4 containers

- Acetone

- Coloring dye

Procedural Design

- Removed the cover that attached in the filter.

- Wash the filters by water.

- Dried the filters under the heat of the sun for one day.

- Cut the filters into tiny pieces.

- Put the tiny pieces of filters in a cup or container.

- Put respective amount of acetone in the filters and let it dissolved the substance.

- Add coloring dye.

- Transfer it into a clean bottle, cover and kept in a cool place.

References:

Pascal, Vanessa (2007). The Feasibility of Using Used Cigarette Filter as Glue. Retrieved from: http://vanezzapascal07.blogspot.com/2007/12/feasibility-of-using-used-cigarette.html

Cigarette Butt Litter. What are Cigarette Filters made of? Retrieved from http://www.longwood.edu/cleanva/cigbuttfilters.htm

BMJ Journals. Tobacco Control. New York State Department of Health, the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and Cornell University. Retrieved from http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/11/suppl_1/i51.full

https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/dye

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