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NEAR INFRARED BASED SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATIC TIMBER GRADING IN SAWMILL INDUSTRY

Objective

In the sawmill industry and wood processing the classification of wood boards is a difficult task with great importance put on product quality. Near infrared and visible spectra of wood contains relevant information for wood grading. The objective of the project is to adapt an existing, inexpensive, near infrared imaging spectrometer and select a suitable classification algorithm for the automatic identification of wood defects like knots, blue stain, resin pockets and oil spots on dusty wood boards

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

JOANNEUM RESEARCH FORSCHUNGSGESELLSCHAFT
Address
Steyrergasse 17
8010 Graz
Austria

Participants (2)

REMA
Sweden
SPECIM, SPECTRAL IMAGING LTD
Finland