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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

A Primer on Waterborne Coatings [PDF]
Abstract: Makes case for waterborne coatings over solvent-based, which can reduce costs and volatile organic compound (VOC)
Source: Georgia Pollution Prevention Assistance Division

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

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%.

Zero Discharge Aqueous Cleaning Line
Abstract: Eliminate TCA in metal cleaning and degreasing prior to assembly and coating
Source: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources


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