Series on Emission Scenario Documents

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2311-4606 (online)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/23114606
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This is a selection of the Emission Scenario Document (ESDs) and Guidance documents related to ESDs. OECD has been working mainly on environmental exposure assessment for more than 10 years by developing a series of Emission Scenario Documents (ESDs) and other guidance documents and tools related to exposure of chemicals to the environment.

 
Metal Finishing

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OECD
03 Sep 2014
Pages:
91
ISBN:
9789264221130 (PDF)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264221130-en

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This OECD Emission Scenario Document (ESD) provides information on the sources, use patterns and release pathways of chemicals used in the finishing of metals, to assist in
the estimation of releases of chemicals into the environment.
 

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Table of Contents

-Purpose and background  5
-How to use this document  5
-Coverage5
-How this document was developed 6
1. Overview of the Metal Finishing Industry 9
-1.1 Introduction 9
-1.2 Industry structure 10
-1.3 Quantity of material used within the industry 13
-1.4 Environmental releases 16
2. Metal Finishing Process Description and Formulation 23
-2.1 Electroplating (Electrodeposition)  23
-2.2 Painting and lacquering 32
-2.3 Conversion coatings 39
-2.4 Mechanical plating  48
-2.5 Galvanising 49
-2.6 Vacuum deposition  51
-2.7 Vitreous enamelling 53
-2.8 Electroless plating (Autocatalytic plating) 55
-2.9 Pre-treatment 60
-2.10 Polishing 65
-2.11 General operating conditions 66
3. Release Model 73
-3.1 Introduction 73
-3.2 Surface area processed 86
-3.3 Water use 86
-3.4 Calculation of chemical release to water 88
-3.5 Example calculations 89
4 . References 91
 

 
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