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Main Title Evaluation of the problems associated with application of low solvent coatings to wood furniture
Author Uhrmacher, Carl.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Darvin, Charles H.
CORP Author Carltech Associates, Columbia, MD.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air and Energy Engineering Research Lab.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Air and Energy Engineering Research Laboratory,
Year Published 1987
Report Number EPA/600/2-87/007 ; 68-03-3214; EPA-68-03-3214
Stock Number PB87-168746
OCLC Number 25221693
Subjects Coatings ; Furniture finishing
Additional Subjects Air pollution control ; Coatings ; Finishing ; Wood products ; Furniture ; Volatile organic compounds ; Health effects
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EJED  EPA 600/2-87-007 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 05/07/1999
NTIS  PB87-168746 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation vii, 137 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
The report gives results of an evaluation of a low volatile organic compound (VOC) finishing system for the manufacture of wood furniture, and compares its performance in the manufacturing process to an equivalent conventional solvent-based system. (NOTE: The coatings manufacturing industry has advanced the state-of-the-art for producing low-VOC based finishes for wood furniture. The improved systems include waterborne, high solids, and catalyzed high solids coatings. These new coatings have the potential to overcome the earlier objections of the furniture industry to lower VOC emissions in this industry.) The production of furniture finished with a conventional solvent-based system and several days production of wood furniture finished with a low-VOC system were observed and evaluated. The reduction in VOC emissions was estimated from consumption data obtained during the observation period. The low-VOC finishing system successfully met the criteria established in the GSA contract.
"January 1987." "EPA 600/2-87-007". "U.S. Environmental Protection Agency". "Project Officer: Charles H. Darvin". "Contract no. 68-03-3214."