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Main Title Source assessment : solvent evaporation - degreasing operations /
Author Hoogheem, T. J. ; Horn, D. A. ; Hughes, T. W. ; Marn, P. J.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Horn, D. A.,
Hughes, T. W.,
Marn, P. J.,
Hoogheem, T. J.
CORP Author Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Publisher Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory ; [For sale by the National Technical Information Service],
Year Published 1979
Report Number EPA-600/2-79-019 f; MRC-DA-640; EPA-68-02-1874
Stock Number PB80-128812
OCLC Number 06094969
ISBN pbk.
Subjects Solvents industry--Fume control ; Air--Pollution--Measurement
Additional Subjects Air pollution ; Degreasing ; Organic solvents ; Sources ; Assessments ; Environmental impacts ; Evaporation ; Air pollution control ; Fabrics ; Metals ; Cleaning agents ; Trends ; Forecasting ; Process charting ; Design ; Technology ; Emission factors
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM  TD880.U61 no.151 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 04/29/2016
EJBD  EPA-600/2-79-019f Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/14/2014
EKBD  EPA-600/2-79-019f Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 03/29/1996
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-2-79-019f Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
EMBD  PB80-128812 MF NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 10/05/1991
ESAD  EPA 600-2-79-019F Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB80-128812 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation xii, 119 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
This report describes a study of air emissions from solvent degreasing and fabric scouring operations. This study was completed to provide EPA with sufficient information to determine whether additional control technology needs to be developed for these emission sources. Degreasing operations include: (1) cold cleaning; (2) open top vapor degreasing; (3) conveyorized vapor degreasing; and (4) fabric scouring. These four types consumed an estimated 943,000 metric tons of solvent in an estimated 1,255,000 operating locations in 1974. To assess the potential environmental effect of emissions (hydrocarbons) resulting from degreasing operations, the source severity (defined as the ratio of the time-averaged maximum ground level concentration of a pollutant to a potentially hazardous concentration) was calculated for each solvent emitted from each type of representative degreaser. Methylene chloride (2.2) and perchloroethylene (1.2) from conveyorized vapor degreasing had the two largest source severities. Solvent consumption for degreasing is expected to grow at an annual rate of 4% through 1980. If the 1980 level of emissions control is the same as the 1974 level, emissions from degreasing operations will increase by 26% over that period.
Contract no. 68-0202-1874. Includes bibliographical references.