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Analysis of Pollution Prevention Investments. Using Total Cost Assessment:. A Case Study in the Metal Finishing Industry [PDF]
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
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/03/02976.pdf

Aqueous Cleaning - Technology Review
Abstract: Identifies key issues in switching to water based cleaning systems.
Source: Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center
URL: http://www.pprc.org/pubs/techreviews/aqueous/aqintro.html

Bicarbonate Of Soda Stripping [PDF]
Abstract: Technical review on the use of bicarbonate of soda as a blast media for removing paint.
Source:
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00601.pdf

Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative
Abstract: Consortium of airlines, aircraft/engine manufacturers, energy producers, researchers, international participants and agencies, exploring the use of alternative aviation fuels.
Source: CAAFI
URL: http://www.caafi.org/about/caafi.html

DOD Report - Paint Stripping Methods [PDF]
Abstract: An evaluation on the cost effectiveness of mechanical methods of paint stripping aircraft compared to chemical methods.
Source: U.S. Air Force
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00597.pdf

Guide to Cleaner Technologies - Organic Coating Removal [PDF]
Abstract: Describes depainting processes that have less of an environmental impact.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/02/01048.pdf

How the Aerospace Industry is Facing the Lead-free Challenge [PDF]
Abstract: The Lead-free in Aerospace Project-Working Group released a white paper on EU directives that banned certain chemicals and compounds crucial to electronic equipment and aerospace production. Report summarizes guidelines and standards to meet the challenges of the EU rules.
Source: Aerospace Industries Association
URL: http://www.aia-aerospace.org/pdf/wp_leadfree_0208.pdf

No-Clean Technology Review
Abstract: Technical review investigates no-clean approaches focused on one specific application: no-clean applications for soldering in electronics assembly.
Source: Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center
URL: http://www.pprc.org/pubs/techreviews/noclean/nointro.html

Paint Removal [PDF]
Abstract: Provides information reducing the use of chlorinated solvents through alternative paint removal processes.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00662.pdf

Profile of the Aerospace Industry
Abstract: Provides information on processes, relationships with support industries, pollution outputs, pollution prevention opportunities and environmental regulations.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyNET.exe/50000HO7.TXT?ZyActionD=Zy
Document&Client=EPA&Index=1995+Thru+1999&Docs=&Query=&Ti
me=&EndTime=&SearchMethod=1&TocRestrict=n&Toc=&TocEntry=
&QField=&QFieldYear=&QFieldM

Recovery of Powdered Metal Eliminates Hazardous Waste [PDF]
Abstract: Standard Aero repairs and overhauls turbine engine and accessories. They overhaul facility identified a vendor to recycle their plasma overspray (over 20,000 pounds/yr) and recover valuable metals.
Source: Tennessee pollution prevention Partnership
URL: http://deq.state.wy.us/volremedi/downloads/p2cd/pdfs/Standar
dAero-Success%20Story-Powdered%20Metal.pdf

Rule and Implementation Information for the Aerospace Industry
Abstract: Proposed and Promulgated Rules (Subpart GG) - National Emission Standards for Aerospace Manufacturing and Rework Facilities
Source: US EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/aerosp/aeropg.html

Source Reduction for Prevention of Methylene Chloride Hazards: Cases from Four Industrial Sectors
Abstract: Investigated four cases of source reduction for Massachusetts companies that had used methylene chloride, an occupational carcinogen, for cleaning and adhesive thinning.
Source: Environmental Health
URL: http://www.ehjournal.net/content/2/1/9


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Aircraft Depainting Technology
Abstract: Provides an overview of the development of non-hazardous replacements for chemical paint stripping.
Source: Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program
URL: http://oai.dtic.mil/oai/oai?verb=getRecord&metadataPrefix=ht
ml&identifier=ADA362188

Canadian Success Stories - Allied Signal Aerospace Canada
Abstract: Provides information on the use of alternative de-icing products.
Source: Environment Canada
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/26/25943.htm

Cleaner Production - Methylene Chloride Paint Stripping Process - Intrepid Industries Pty Ltd
Abstract: Provides information on a Replacing a methylene chloride based paint stripping process with a pyrolysis process.
Source: Environment Australia
URL: http://www.environment.gov.au/archive/settlements/industry/c
orporate/eecp//case-studies/intrepid.html

Machine Shop Finds New Uses For Aerospace Technology
Abstract: This aerospace supplier designs and manfuctures tooling directly from a CAD model, saving on time and materials. They also use vacuum bagging instead of open molding for fiberglass manufacturing.
Source: Modern Machine Shop (MMS Online)
URL: http://www.mmsonline.com/articles/machine-shop-finds-new-use
s-for-aerospace-technology

Paint Waste Reduction - Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems
Abstract: Provides information on how Lockheed Martin revised their methods for mixing multi-component paints for touch-up and small parts application to reduce waste paint.
Source: Georgia Department of Natural Resources
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/09/08032.htm

Pratt & Whitney Achieved 17% Reduction in Carbon Emissions
Abstract: Pratt & Whitney (leader in design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines) achieved 17% carbon emission reduction via comprehensive compressed-air leak detection, redirection of wash water, a machine shut-off program, and lighting upgrades.
Source: Maine Department of Environmental Protection
URL: http://www.maine.gov/tools/whatsnew/index.php?topic=DEP+Inno
vation+Hilite&id=46522&v=Article

Solvent Elimination at Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems [PDF]
Abstract: Provides information on replacement of solvent parts washers with aqueous parts washers to eliminate the safety concerns, reporting requirements, and costs associated with solvent use.
Source: Georgia Department of Natural Resources
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/09/08051.pdf


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A Primer On Waterborne Coatings [PDF]
Abstract: Provides issues to consider when switching from solvent based coatings to water based coatings.
Source: Georgia Department of Natural Resources
URL: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/air/pollutants/stationary/so
lvents/activities/pdf/508_en.pdf

Biochemical Cleaning Solvents
Abstract: Provides information on successful solvent alternatives which are derived wholly or in part from biochemicals.
Source: Institute for Local Self-Reliance
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/26/25946.htm

Do you paint military aircraft or support equipment? [PDF]
Abstract: An Environmental Quality Facts Sheet for the Navy provides ways to identify opportunities in improving painting processes. The fact sheet also suggests methods that will reduce pollution and save money.
Source: Department of the Navy Environmental Program
URL: https://portal.navfac.navy.mil/portal/page/portal/navfac/nav
fac_ww_pp/navfac_nfesc_pp/environmental/eqifs/painting/0
3_painting/unicoat.pdf

Fact Sheet: Waste Reduction in the Aerospace Industry [PDF]
Abstract: Provides a quick bullet list of pollution prevention opportunities for facility modifications, electronic and final assembly, painting and plating, machining and printed circuit board fabrication.
Source: Virginia Waste Minimization Program
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/21/20293.pdf

Fact Sheet: Waste Reduction in the Aerospace Industry [PDF]
Abstract: Provides a quick bullet list of pollution prevention opportunities for facility modifications, electronic and final assembly, painting and plating, machining and printed circuit board fabrication.
Source: Virginia Waste Minimization Program
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/21/20293.pdf

Plastic Media Blasting [PDF]
Abstract: Technical review on the use of plastic as a blasting media to remove paint.
Source: U.S. Navy
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00611.pdf

Pollution Prevention Meausres for the Aerospace Industry [PDF]
Abstract: Comprehensive, 5-page checklist of actions to reduce toxics, waste, pollution, energy, and water in the aerospace industry.
Source: Pinellas County
URL: http://www.pinellascounty.org/environment/pollutionprevent/p
2r2pdfs/mangmentpdfindustry/aeroinfo.pdf

Pollution Prevention Opportunities for Painting and Coatings Operations [PDF]
Abstract: Provides descriptions of the spray coating technologies availabe to reduce the generation of pollution.
Source: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
URL: http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/pollprev/pdf/paintop
s.pdf

Pollution Prevention Tips for Spray Painters
Abstract: Provides practical tips for spray painters to increase their transfer efficiency.
Source: Georgia Pollution Prevention Assistance Program
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/09/08267.htm


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A Guide for Fiberglass Operations
Abstract: This guide provides information on fiber-reinforced plastics (FRP) processes, environmental impacts, pollution prevention technologies and best management practices.
Source: Washington State Department of Ecology
URL: http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/hwtr/p2/sectors/FRPGuide1.htm
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Metal Painting and Coating Operations
Abstract: Provides detail on processes involved in the finishing of products and pollution prevention opportunities to mitigate environmental impacts.
Source: Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable
URL: http://www.wmrc.uiuc.edu/main_sections/info_services/library
_docs/manuals/coatings/toc.htm


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CleanerSolutions Database
Abstract: Search for a tested alternative chemistry to replace your current solvent cleaner. Optionally, you can add contaminant, substrate and equipment criteria to narrow your search.
Source:
URL: http://www.cleanersolutions.org/?action=solvent_replace


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Joint Service Pollution Prevention Handbook
Abstract: Provides access to pollution prevention technology descriptions for processes investigated by the armed forces.
Source: Joint Group on Pollution Prevention
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/20/19926/p2_opportunity_handb
ook/introduction.html

National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF)
Abstract: An international, individual-membership, non-profit professional society focusing on the science of technology advancement of surface finishing.
Source: National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF)
URL: http://www.nasf.org/

Paints and Coating Resource Center
Abstract: This web site provides information for facilities that use paints and coatings to finish a product.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.paintcenter.org/

Technology Evaluation for Environmental Risk Mitigation (TEERM) Principal Center at NASA [PDF]
Abstract: Identifies and validates sustainable P2 technologies through joint activities that enhance NASA mission readiness and reduce risk while minimizing duplication and costs. Wealth of reports and documents.
Source: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
URL: http://nasarecycles.nasa.gov/workshop_mar07/RAP_TEERM.pdf

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