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Texas Aircraft Milling, Inc.

Year Submitted: 2003

Process: Painting/Coating

Industry: Metal Fabrication

Wastes Reduced: VOC Emissions

Substance: maskant with exempted solvent

Equipment: maskant

Location: Grand Prairie TX

No. of employees: 15

Contact: David Cook

Phone: 972-262-3527 x23



Description:

The company was using a maskant product as part of its manufactuing operations that contained a high amount of VOC (toluene). No control was in place. The company evaluated various control options and maskant formulations including aqueous based products. Ultimately, the most beneficial solution was to convert to a maskant containing an exempted solvent. VOC emissions were reduced over fifty percent.

P2 Application:

Does not apply.

Environmental Benefits:

VOC emissions have been reduced over 50%. The company has moved into compliance with the Texas Clean Air Act and satisfied requirements imposed by NOV. The company expects to reduce its regulatory reporting requirements on both State and Federal levels.

Details of Reductions

Additional Information :

The company has saved money by reducing its environmental liability and regulatory requirements.

Source: TCEQ



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