logo Pollution Prevention in Metal Finishing: Plating
A Northwest Industry Roundtable Report

Publication Date: 1995
Links Last Checked: June 2004


Table of Contents

Report Sections



Northwest Metal Finishing Industry: Plating
Industry Characteristics
Pollution Prevention in Metal Plating
Roundtable Discussions

Platers Are Interested in Trying Pollution Prevention Approaches
Information Platers Need to Implement Pollution Prevention Approaches
Sources of Information for Metal Platers
Sources of Information Not Cited by Metal Platers
Information Media Used by Platers
Technology Transfer Support from Boeing

Appendix A: Roundtable Attendees
Appendix B: Metal Plating Process Description
Appendix C: Primary Chemicals Used in Metal Plating Processes and Waste Quantities


This report was developed with grant funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and was a joint project of the Business Assistance Programs in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

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