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Accidents - Prevention / Adhesion / Agitation / Air quality / Air quality control / Aqueous cleaning / Aqueous solutions / Baths / Best management practices / Cadmium plating / Chemical cleaning / Chlorinated solvents / Cleaner production / Counter current systems / Degreasing / Drag-out / Drag-out recovery / Electroplating / Electroplating industry / Emissions / Evaporation / Hazardous substances / Hazardous waste / Hazardous waste disposal / Heavy metals / Ion exchange / Material safety data sheets / Metal cleaning / Metal coating / Metal industry and trade / Metal plating / Metal plating industry and trade / Organic solvents / Overspray / Paint / Parts cleaning / Powder coatings / Solvent cleaning / Solvent waste / Solvents / Spraying / Toxic release inventory / Vapor plating / Volatile organic compounds / Waste reduction / Wastewater discharge / Wastewater reduction / Zinc plating

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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

Conductivity Controls in Water Rinsing, Cooling Towers, and Boilers
Abstract: Overview and Guidance on using conductivity control systems to reduce water and chemical use in rinse tanks, boilers and cooling towers.
Source: Pollution Prevention Resource Center

Extending Metal Finishing Bath Life [PDF]
Abstract: Techniques to extend process bath life in metal finishing facilities; covers bath controls, reducing contamination, and additives
Source: EPA

Reducing Rinse Water Use with Conductivity Control Systems [PDF]
Abstract: Factsheet on minimizing wastewater treatment costs and water use by monitoring conductivity sensors and control systems for the rinse bath
Source: Merit Partnership

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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Hub Last Updated: 6/4/2013