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Journal of Industrial Engineering
Volume 2014, Article ID 623510, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/623510
Research Article

Validation of Methods for the Optical Characterisation of the Wettability of Polymeric Films for Food Packaging

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell’Informazione e di Economia (DIIIE), University of L’Aquila, Via G. Gronchi 18, Loc. Campo di Pile, 67100 L’Aquila, Italy

Received 9 May 2014; Revised 10 October 2014; Accepted 13 October 2014; Published 23 October 2014

Academic Editor: Gabor Szederkenyi

Copyright © 2014 Giulio D’Emilia and Emanuela Natale. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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