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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

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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