Paper sheet moisture measurements in the far infrared

  • R. Boulay
  • R. Gagnon
  • D. Rochette
  • J. R. Izatt
Article

Abstract

Measurement of several parameters pertinent to process and quality control in the manufacture of paper products is a potentially important application of far-infrared lasers. Preliminary measurements of the transmittance and reflectance of moist paper sheets are presented, and their use to determine the percentage moisture content and the dry basis weight of the paper is discussed.

Key words

paper moisture content paper basis weight far-infrared lasers 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Boulay
    • 1
  • R. Gagnon
    • 1
  • D. Rochette
    • 1
  • J. R. Izatt
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de recherche en optique et laser (LROL)Université LavalSte-FoyCanada

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