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Document ID (ISN)107964
CIS number 08-407
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9952 - Cahiers de notes documentaires - Hygiène et sécurité du travail
Year 2007
Convention or series no. INRS ND 2275-208-07
Author(s) Lecler M.T., Subra I., Nicot T., Hecht G.
Title Evaluation of VOC emission flows - Application to an industrial sector
Original title Evaluation des débits d'émission de COV - Application à un secteur industriel [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd Quarter 2007, No.208, p.41-59. Illus. 12 ref.
Abstract This study was aimed at characterizing volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions in the sheet-fed offset printing sector. Following a literature survey on emission flow evaluation methods, the most suited methods were applied in a laboratory test bench and in a printing shop. This study enabled to estimate emission flows in a printing shop and to install systems for their limitation. It showed that it was possible to reduce VOC emissions at the source by means of machinery design, optimal machine settings and the installation of a specific workstation devoted to the task of cleaning.
Descriptors (primary) organic compounds; offset printing; limitation of exposure; solvents; volatile substances
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; public OSH institutions; France; design of equipment; premises; flowrate measurement; isopropyl alcohol
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry