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Join us for our FREE Webinar on Textile Sorting using Intuitive Hyperspectral Scanning

Webinar on Tue, 15 Feb 2024, 9am EST (15:00 CET) on real-time, non-contact textile sorting with hyperspectral imaging using the Headwall MV.C NIR and perClass Mira scanning stage & software
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Free Webinar on Non-Contact Textile Sorting with Hyperspectral Imaging

Tuesday, February 15, 2024, 9am EST

 

Textiles identified and classified using hyperspectral imaging - false-color and RGB Color images animated GIFCome to a FREE Webinar on Tuesday, February 15th at 9am EST on identifying textiles destined for recycling using the MV.C NIR Hyperspectral Sensor and perClass Mira Software. This is a hot topic, especially in Europe where the European Commission is proposing mandatory responsibilities in all EU Member States. Previous rules have been successful in improving the management of waste from products such as batteries and electronic equipment.

The first step in a successful recycling initiative is sorting material. However, traditional sorting methods (such as an air classifier) are prone to errors with fabrics that have similar densities and air resistances. Chemical sorting offers high accuracy, but requires destruction of the current materials, and is unavailable for some fabrics (such as wool).1

Many fabric varieties have similar chemical and physical properties, which is why mechanical sorters and imagers struggle to differentiate between them. This can be also be seen in the spectral patterns of the different fabrics collected in the Near Infrared Range (900 nm to 1700 nm). Headwall’s MV.C NIR and the perClass Mira Software provide a real-time solution for rapid identification and sorting.

Panelists are Will Rock, Ph.D, Product Manager, Machine Vision; George Killian, Applications Scientist; and Mikhael Jobran, Sales Manager, US Machine Vision. There will be a live introduction, application presentation, and Q&A.

Register today! 

1 http://www.weardonaterecycle.org/