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A Pollution Prevention Resource Manual for Metal Finishers
Abstract: Practical guide, including discussions of the regulatory environment, waste reduction techniques, and a vendor matrix table

Cost Reduction Through Waste Reduction: Chapter 09: Swing n' Slide
Abstract: The video shows production of metal hardware and a powder coating which reduces VOC emissions. (It also shows the production and packaging of plastic items).
Source: Pollution Prevention Regional Information Center

Guides to Pollution Prevention: The Metal Finishing Industry (EPA/625/R-92/011)
Abstract: Overview of major metal finishing operations that generate waste, and opportunities in source reduction and recycling. Call 800/490-9198 and request document number 625R92011.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency

Improving the Design and Operation of Roll Coating Equipment to Reduce Paint and Clean-Up Wastes
Abstract: Case study on improving the design and operation of roll coating equipment at a metal coating facility to reduce paint and clean-up wastes.
Source: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Mazda's Three Layer Wet Paint System Receives Prize
Abstract: This system simplifies the painting process by combining the primer coating process with top coating to deliver comprehensive environmental benefits such as reduction of volatile organic compounds by as much as 45%.


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