Hot Topics
News
Compliance
Regulations
Ask the Experts
Directories
Resources
About
Search
Home

Pollution Prevention and Control Technologies for Plating Operations


Section 1 - Overview of Project Results

1.2 Overview of Users Survey Results

1.2.2 Metal Finishing Process Characterization

Exhibit 1-6 presents a portion of the process data. Column 1 shows the process name. Column 2 indicates the type of the process, either aluminum finishing, cleaning, other (e.g., conversion coating and passivation), plating, solvent cleaning, or stripping. The third column indicates the number of respondents that employ each process and the last column indicates the total volume of their process tanks. Collectively, the respondents to the Users Survey operate 167 different types of metal finishing processes. The 25 most frequently found processes are identified in Exhibit 1-7 (excludes pre-plating, post-plating and stripping processes).


Next Section|Main Table of Contents|Section 1