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Main Title Surface-coating-free materials and reduction of VOC emissions from coating operations /
Author Kosusko, Michael. ; Northeim, C. M. ; Moore, M. W.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Northeim, Coleen M.
Moore, Mary W.
CORP Author Research Triangle Inst., Research Triangle Park, NC.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air and Energy Engineering Research Lab.
Publisher [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Air and Energy Engineering Research Laboratory],
Year Published 1992
Report Number EPA/600/A-92/161; AEERL-P-927; EPA-R-815169
Stock Number PB92-206614
Subjects Coatings--Environmental aspects--United States ; Volatile organic compounds--Environmental aspects--United States
Additional Subjects Coatings ; Reduction ; Volatile organic compounds ; Air pollution control ; Meetings ; Metals ; Plastics ; Construction ; Surfaces ; Emission ; Operations ; High temperature ; Films
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB92-206614 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 14 pages ; 28 cm
The paper discusses results of a July 1991 workshop, cosponsored by EPA and RTI, to explore the concept of surface-coating-free materials (SCFMs) and to discuss their use as a means of reducing volatile organic compound (VOC) and air toxic emissions from surface coating operations. Technical papers were presented by representatives of industries that currently use or are developing SCFMs. Paper topics included architectural products, uncoated metals, plastic materials and films, high-temperature materials, and regulatory perspectives. Small group discussions followed which focused on identifying and developing research concepts that could expand the use of SCFMs. (NOTE: Surface coating operations are a large potential source of VOC emissions. Emissions occur during initial coating, as well as each time a surface is stripped and recoated.
Includes bibliographical references (page 12). "Presented at 84th Annual Meeting, AWMA, Kansas City, MO. June 21-26, 1992." Microfiche.