Fluid permeable heater assembly for an aerosol-generating system and method for assembling a fluid permeable heater for an aerosol-generating system

  • US 11,153,937 B2
  • Filed: 11/14/2018
  • Issued: 10/19/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/10/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A fluid permeable heater assembly for aerosol-generating systems, the fluid permeable heater assembly comprising:

  • a substrate comprising an opening through the substrate,an electrically conductive substantially flat filament arrangement arranged over the opening, and mechanical fixation elements mechanically fixing the filament arrangement to the substrate, wherein the filament arrangement includes a first portion and second portions forming an integrated filament, wherein the first portion is provided between the second portions,wherein the filament arrangement comprises a plurality of filaments forming a mesh, and wherein the second portions comprise a mesh having a mesh density higher than a mesh density of the first portion.

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