||Solvent Alternatives Guide (SAGE), Version 2.0 (for Microcomputers).
||Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air and Energy Engineering Research Lab.
Material substitution ;
Environmental chemical substitutes ;
Pollution abatement ;
Surface cleaning ;
Paint removers ;
Chemical compounds ;
Expert systems ;
SAGE expert system
||Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy.
||SAGE is an expert system for selecting alternative materials and processes for cleaning of metals, electronics, plastics, and stripping of paint. SAGE recommends solvent replacements in cleaning and degreasing operations. It leads the user through a question-and-answer session. The user's responses allow the system to develop a list of alternative chemistries and processes. The user may then review brief descriptions of the alternatives on the computer screen. If any of the alternatives are of interest, the user may request SAGE to generate a detailed report for each. The report includes general information, safety/environmental concerns, industrial case studies for the selected alternative, and information on state technical assistance programs in the user's geographical location that can provide additional information.
||System: DOS 5.0 or greater operating system, 4MB. Printer is recommended if full report is desired. Compressed files; contains PKUNZIP executable files.
||The software is on one 5 1/2 inch DOS diskette, 1.2M high density. Documentation included; may be ordered separately as PB94-180585.
|NTIS Title Notes
||71Q; 68; 94G