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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Ultrafiltration: In-Line Recycling of Multi-Stage Parts Washer Process Fluids

Title:
Ultrafiltration: In-Line Recycling of Multi-Stage Parts Washer Process Fluids

Abstract:
This fact sheet documents the waste reduction measures of a company located in central Illinois that manufactures metal components used in electrical and mechanical support systems. These include conduit, process piping, wiring race ways, and other electrical equipment. The company's goals were to improve its paint line's pretreatment cleaning performance and to reduce operating costs. To achieve this, they successfully implemented ultrafiltration membrane technology, which produced significant environmental reductions and savings.

URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/2142/28579

Source:
Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

Resource Type:
Case study/success story

Date of Publication:
December 2011

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