Choosing the types of tips for rolling tobacco is a very important choice to enjoy the experience in one way or another. Of course, personal preferences always prioritize the choice, but it is also advisable to know the different types of existing mouthpieces, in order to know which one best suits our smoking style.
What types of rolling tips are there?
In fact, the variety of tips for rolling tobacco is immense. Below we detail some of the most famous models, many of them present in the catalog of tips of Smoking Paper.
It is probably the most famous typology concerning the types of tips for rolling tobacco. It is manufactured with cellulose acetate and porous or smooth filter paper.
Now, within this great category we find many varieties that mainly differ in terms of dimensions. These are the most popular from highest to lowest:
- King Size (more than 7mm in diameter and 85 to 90mm long).
- Slim (6 to 7 mm in diameter and 80 to 100 mm long).
- Super Slim (5.3 to 6 mm diameter and 100 to 105 mm long).
- Micro Slim (4.5 to 5.3 mm diameter and 85 to 90 mm long).
These roll-your-own tobacco tips combine acetate with charcoal and can accommodate different additives, which expand the variety of options available. As for their dimensions, they are usually between the Super Slim and Micro Slim formats.
The word “triple” is justified by the use of three filter segments, two with cellulose acetate that are at the ends and another in the center composed of activated carbon.
It is also a type of tip that catches flavors and aromas, so they can intensify the experience.
The tips that are formed by a cavity are present in a multitude of formats. In any case they usually have two segments, one for tobacco normally made of paper and another to include the cellulose acetate that surrounds the central cavity.
The paper tip has among its advantages the biodegradation properties, which makes it a more environmentally friendly alternative.
The outer paper wrap can be both smooth and porous, it will all depend on the ventilation requirements you need to meet.
Types of roll-your-own tobacco tips that may include one or more capsules housed in the cellulose acetate segment. They are usually available in Slim, Super Slim and King Size formats.
Rolling tips can take different shapes, especially if we prepare them by hand. We also have the alternative of getting them with the pre-designed shape and countless finishes available.
It will not affect our smoking experience too much, but they do add some additional style.
What type of tip is best for rolling tobacco?
As we indicated above, the choice between the types of mouthpieces for rolling tobacco depends largely on the preferences of each person.
As a general recommendation, monoacetate is the best choice for most smokers. In addition, the possibility of choosing the type of tip according to its dimensions, helps to personalize the experience.
What we have to keep in mind is that, if we want better air circulation, we will need a filter with more perforation. Or if we want a specific flavor, we will have to opt for typologies that have compatibility with this feature.
The important thing is to use quality tips, which adapt to our smoking style and allow us to enjoy the experience completely to our liking.