Monitoring of WEEE plastics in regards to brominated flame retardants using handheld XRF.

@article{Aldrian2015MonitoringOW,
  title={Monitoring of WEEE plastics in regards to brominated flame retardants using handheld XRF.},
  author={Alexia Aldrian and Alfred Ledersteger and Roland Pomberger},
  journal={Waste management},
  year={2015},
  volume={36},
  pages={297-304}
}
This contribution is focused on the on-site determination of the bromine content in waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), in particular waste plastics from television sets (TV) and personal computer monitors (PC) using a handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) device. The described approach allows the examination of samples in regards to the compliance with legal specifications for polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) directly after disassembling and… CONTINUE READING

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