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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Independent Plating - Trivalent Chromium Plating Conversion

Title:
Independent Plating - Trivalent Chromium Plating Conversion

Abstract:
Traditionally, metal finishing relies on the use of a number of toxic chemicals to achieve the performance requirements of its customers. Independent Plating recently converted a nickel plating line to accommodate a new technology that substitutes trivalent chromium for hexavalent chromium, a Higher Hazard Substance. This case study documents the company's decision-making process and the business case for making the change.

URL:
http://www.turi.org/content/download/7470/135092/file/CaseStudyIndependentPlating2012.pdf

Source:
Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) UMASS Lowell

Resource Type:
Case study/success story

Date of Publication:
2012

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