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Optical fibre spectroscopy sensor for the quantitative determination of industrial textile dyes
Author(s): Ana M. Cubillas; Olga M. Conde; Pedro Anuarbe; Monica Gutierrez; Vicente Martinez; Jose M. Lopez-Higuera
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, an extrinsic optical fibre sensor (OFS) for the quantitative determination of dyes used in the textile industry is presented. The system proposed is based on absorption spectroscopy and multivariate calibration methods to infer the concentration of different textile dyes. The performance of the sensor has been successfully assessed using calibrated dyes, with a very good correlation between the multivariate calibration models and the predicted values. The sensor system here demonstrated could be used to predict the colour of dye mixtures during the dyebath and, therefore, reduce the manufacturing costs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 October 2009
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 7503, 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 750322 (5 October 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.835126
Show Author Affiliations
Ana M. Cubillas, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain)
Olga M. Conde, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain)
Pedro Anuarbe, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain)
Monica Gutierrez, Textil Santanderina (Spain)
Vicente Martinez, Textil Santanderina (Spain)
Jose M. Lopez-Higuera, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7503:
20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
Julian D. C. Jones, Editor(s)

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