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Document ID (ISN)20727
CIS number 74-805
ISBN(s) 0-8155-0505-1
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Watson M.R.
Title Pollution control in metal finishing.
Bibliographic information Pollution technology review No.5, Noyes Data Corporation, Mill Road at Grand Avenue, Park Ridge, New Jersey 07656, USA, 1973. 295p. Illus. 224 ref. Price: US-$36.00.
Abstract Data from U.S. government sources relevant to the major processes available for treating waste products in the metal finishing industry are presented and explained by examples from 49 U.S. patents. Topics dealth with include: current practices in small electroplating plants; characteristics, economic aspects and treatment of metal-finishing wastewaters (chemical, physical and other methods); in-plant control measures; removal from water of acids, alkalis, metals, cyanides, fluorides, paint, etc.; foundry waste treatment; treatment of pickling liquors; air pollution problems and control connected with electroplating, surface coating and paint baking. Future trends are outlined.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; pollution control; sewage treatment; metal coating
Descriptors (secondary) phenol; degreasing; nickel; copper; zinc; cyanides; bases, alkalis; fluorides; acids; pickling liquors; paint baking; electroplating; painting; solvents; phosphates; cadmium; chromium; USA
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
Waste collection and disposal
Surface treatment