Waste Reduction in Metal Fabrication

Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

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This fact sheet discusses the use of water-based cleaners as a replacement for solvent degreasers in industrial surface preparation operations. It includes a brief case study of how R.B. White, a metal fabricator, used ultrafiltration to reduce waste disposal costs for its aqueous cleaners.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Place of PublicationChampaign, IL
PublisherHazardous Waste Research and Information Center
StatePublished - Jan 1994

Publication series

NameTN Series (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center


  • Metal fabrication -- Environmental aspects -- Illinois -- Case studies
  • Ultrafiltraton -- Illinois -- Case studies
  • Aqueous cleaning -- Illinois -- Case studies


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