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High Solids Topcoats and HVLP Spray Guns: Ethan Allen [PDF]
Abstract: Describes Ethan Allen's efforts to use high-solids coatings and HVLP spray equipment to reduce air emissions and operating costs. Also discusses on-site overspray (lacquer dust) recycling.
Source: Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association
Reuse of Wood Finishing Overspray
Abstract: By installing a wood finish reclamation system in a sealer spray booth in order to catch overspray, Medallion Kitchens, a manufacturer of kitchen cabinets and bathroom vanities, were able to reclaim 1 1/5 gallons of overspray every day and accumulate a total $23,000 in annual savings.
Source: Minnesota Technical Assistance Program
Wood Products Value-Added Manufacturing and Efficiency Guide
Abstract: Extensive compilation of waste reduction ideas that can reduce operating costs, improve product quality, reduce risk to worker health and safety, limit waste related liability, and enhance a company's image. Includes checklists and numerous case studies.
Source: University of Wisconsin-Extension Madison, Wisconsin Center for Environment and Energy
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