FT-IR Analysis and Hyperspectral Imaging Applied to Postconsumer Plastics Packaging Characterization and Sorting

  title={FT-IR Analysis and Hyperspectral Imaging Applied to Postconsumer Plastics Packaging Characterization and Sorting},
  author={G. Bonifazi and F. Di Maio and F. Potenza and S. Serranti},
  journal={IEEE Sensors Journal},
Postconsumer plastics packaging waste represents one of the primary source of recovered polymers. One of the main problem now arising is thus the need to certify, in a fast (i.e., online) and reliable way, recovered plastics composition, as well as to assess polymers mixtures bulk characteristics, in order to partially, or totally, reuse them. This paper is addressed to verify the possibility offered by a new technique, hyperspectral imaging (HSI)-based, in order to perform a real-time online… Expand
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