Siptex Swedish Innovation Platform  for Textile Sorting -  A summary report from the final stage of the project

Siptex, Swedish Innovation Platform for Textile Sorting, is the name of a research project and the name of the world’s first industrial-scale textile sorting plant.

The aim of the Siptex project was to create conditions for high-quality textile recycling through the establishment of automated textile sorting.

The Siptex plant, built during the project, uses near-infrared and visual spectroscopy (NIR/VIS) to sort textile waste in terms of fibre composition and colour.

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Last updated: 2022-10-26

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