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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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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
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
Managing Cyanide in Metal Finishing [PDF]
Abstract: This report covers various aspects of cyanide's chemistry, use, toxicity, problems and control in metal plating.
Source: U.S.Environmental Protection Agency
National Metal Finishing Resource Center's TRI Resources
Abstract: Report on Lead and TRI reporting, a lead reporting threshold worksheet, a TRI ask the expert feature, and question-and-answer archive for TRI reporting.
Source: National Metal Finishing Resource Center
Pollution Prevention in Metal Finishing: Plating
Abstract: Roundtable discussion results of metal platers - including information needs for decision-making, technical and regulatory challenges, new p2 approaches. Also discussed better transfer of industry information
Source: Pollution Prevention Resource Center
Switch to Alkaline Non-Cyanide Zinc Pays Off
Abstract: Case study on conversion of zinc plating operation to a non-cyanide alkaline zinc bath to achieve the required 0.5 mil overall thickness on wire.
Source: Products Finishing Magazine
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