VTT Active Hyperspectral Sensor explained
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One of the big challenges in plastic recycling is the quality control of recycled plastic.
The degradation degree of the plastic – mainly caused by weathering and exposure to UV (solar) radiation – affects its properties, and may render the plastic unusable. In the PRIMUS project, we are utilizing the novel VTT Active Hyperspectral Sensor (AHS) to sort the recyclable from non-recyclable plastic waste pieces according to their degradation degree.
We have posted a brief simulation video to explain the process so click below to see how it works!