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Optical Engineering

Sizing particles used in the leather industry by light scattering
Author(s): Lucia B. Scaffardi; Jorge O. Tocho; Luis L. Yebrin; Carlos Santos Cantera
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Paper Abstract

Three optical methods for sizing polymer particles are instrumented to be used in the leather industry. One method is based on the measurement of the light scattered intensity for several angles, and the other two are monochromatic or spectral extinction methods. Uniform latex particles and two commercial products used in leather finishing are measured. Advantages compared with electronic microscopy are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1996
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 35(1) doi: 10.1117/1.600996
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 35, Issue 1
Show Author Affiliations
Lucia B. Scaffardi, Centro de Investigations Opticas (Argentina)
Jorge O. Tocho, Univ. of La Plata (Argentina)
Luis L. Yebrin, Ctr. de Investigaction de Tecnologia del Cuero (Argentina)
Carlos Santos Cantera, Ctr. de Investigacion de Tecnologia del Cuero (Argentina)


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