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International Journal of Wireless and Microwave Technologies(IJWMT)

ISSN: 2076-1449 (Print), ISSN: 2076-9539 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJWMT Vol.6, No.2, Mar. 2016

Sorting of Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene and Polystyrene Plastics by Microwave Cavity Resonance

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Author(s)

Yuya Mori, Takehiko Kobayashi, KenTahara

Index Terms

Cavity resonator;Microwave measurement

Abstract

This paper presents a new sorting method for acrylonitrile-butadiene-stryrene (ABS) and poly styrene (PS) by means of microwave cavity resonator perturbation. In this method, a small piece of sample material is inserted into a cavity resonator at a point when the electric and magnetic fields mark the maximum and the minimum values, respectively. Experiments were carried out with use of 1-, 2-, 5-, and 10-GHz resonators and ABS and PS samples of various sizes. Loss angles of polarizability (tan χ) exhibited differences large enough to achieve accurate sorting between ABS and PS.

Cite This Paper

Yuya Mori, Takehiko Kobayashi, KenTahara,"Sorting of Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene and Polystyrene Plastics by Microwave Cavity Resonance", International Journal of Wireless and Microwave Technologies(IJWMT), Vol.6, No.2, pp.1-9, 2016.DOI: 10.5815/ijwmt.2016.02.01

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