List of Links for the Reasons for Change Section of the Metal Finishing Topic Hub™
Total Number of Links: 12
Sorted by Resource Type
Abstract: Demonstrates Total Cost Assessment (TCA) as an effective decision tool for evaluating the costs and benefits of pollution prevention investments in metal finishing. Compiled by Causing, Jensen, Haynes, & Marquardt.
Source: Pollution Prevention Resource Center
Managing Cyanide in Metal Finishing
Abstract: This report covers various aspects of cyanide's chemistry, use, toxicity, problems and control in metal plating.
Source: U.S.Environmental Protection Agency
Case study/success story
Abstract: Case study of a small electroplating and coating shop illustrates how to improve tank layouts for recovery and reuse of plating solutions and rinses
Source: Merit Partnership and Tetra Tech EM, Inc.
Abstract: Regulatory Compliance and Pollution Prevention Tips
Source: Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Electroplating: A Focus on Chrome Plating [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses hazards and safety measures when working with chrome-based plating.
Source: Occupational Safety and Health for Everyone
Powder Coating Painting Systems [PDF]
Abstract: Technical and economic issues replacement of conventional painting equipment with powder coating systems
Source: Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center
Reducing Water and Metal Discharges at Ace Plating Company [PDF]
Abstract: Economics and technical aspects of rinse water reclaim, pH adjustment, dragout and other methods
Source: Waste Management and Research Center
Abstract: Makes case for waterborne coatings over solvent-based, which can reduce costs and volatile organic compound (VOC)
Source: Georgia Pollution Prevention Assistance Division
Hard Chrome Pollution Prevention Demonstration Project - Interim Report
Abstract: Assistance for hard chrome metal finishing operators to comply with Environmental Protection Agency's chromium emissions MACT standard
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency
Abstract: Benchmark data so the metal finishing industry sector can better understand their overall performance on a process-by-process basis; provides "best practices" data for 12 processes.
Source: National Center for Manufacturing Sciences
Abstract: A voluntary, membership program that offers incentives, tools and resources and assistance in dealing w/ regulatory barriers, to encourage going beyond compliance
Source: National Metal Finishing Center
P2 in Metal Painting and Coating Operations - A Manual for P2 Technical Assistance Providers
Abstract: A thorough overview of P2 alternatives in metal coatings processes
Source: Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association