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dc.creatorAna Henriques
dc.creatorPaulo Cruz
dc.creatorJoão M. Ferra
dc.creatorJorge Martins
dc.creatorFernão D. Magalhães
dc.creatorLuísa H. Carvalho
dc.description.abstractMelamine-urea-formaldehyde resin production has increased in the last years due to low formaldehyde emissions and improved moisture resistance when applied on wood-based panels. Melamine is a relatively high-cost raw material in the resin formulation and has a significant effect on wood-based panel properties. It is important for industry to implement efficient quality control methods to determine melamine content in resins. The main objective of this work was to develop chemometric techniques for off-line monitoring of melamine content using near-infrared spectroscopy. The use of interval partial least squares regression allowed identifying the most interesting spectral ranges for analysis (4,400-4,800 and 5,200-5,600 cm(-1)) and the best preprocessing methods to use in the determination of this property. When the appropriate spectral range and preprocessing methods are selected, it is possible to obtain calibration models with high correlation coefficients.
dc.relationinfo:eu-repo/grantAgreement/FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia/Projectos de I&DT em Todos os Domínios Científicos/PTDC/EQU-EQU/111571/2009/ECOUF - Desenvolvimento de resinas ureia-formaldeído de nova geração com baixa emissão de formaldeído/ECOUF
dc.subjectAgricultura, silvicultura e pescas
dc.subjectAgriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries
dc.titleDetermination of melamine content in amino resins by near-infrared spectroscopy
dc.typeArtigo em Revista Científica Internacional
dc.contributor.uportoFaculdade de Engenharia
dc.subject.fosCiências agrárias::Agricultura, silvicultura e pescas
dc.subject.fosAgrarian Sciences::Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries
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