• Product: The SHAPED filter is an NWA (a monoacetate filter without paper) with an inner shaped hole. Only tow and triacetine to constitute the filter. NWA filter is available in king size, slim, super-slim and lower than the 5 mm format; any request of inner shape is welcome. Shaped NWA filter is used in combination with other filter tips; position of shaped segment to be on the mouth side for visual purpose, or in other position to accomplish with specific filter design.
  • The main advantages of SHAPED filters are:

- Unique brand iidentifications

- New tool for filter design when the shaped segment is used on the tobacco side.


  •  Excellent definition of the shape manteining the smoothness and the hardness on the standard filters.
  • Cost competitiveness thanks to a process with a single tow bale.
  • Innovative method protected product by international patent application (traditional system makes the shaped filters by processing 2 tow bales at the same time).
  • Reliable system with advantage of quick and simple size change conversions. Any shape available on request.
  • Electronic machine to allow flexibility, quick product tuning and quick size-change.
  • Easy of use and maintenance
  • Available steam generator on-board




  • Mechanical speed: up to 400 mt /min; speed limitation might be introduced depending on requested shape.
  • MONO absorbed power: 15 Kw • Steam generator absorbed power: 35 Kw (can vary on product specs)
  • Weight (approx): 6000 Kgs




Mono nwa machine is available for link-up to RCF tray filler to provide a full complete line.

It can be integrated in the combined filter rod production line for direct feeding of COMBI machine.

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