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Document ID (ISN)33908
CIS number 80-1289
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ahlin G.
Title Surface treatment baths - Ventilation and other means of improving the environment
Original title Ytbehandlingsbad - Om ventilation och andra åtgärder för en bättre miljö [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Arbetarskyddsfonden, Sveavägen 166, 113 46 Stockholm, Sweden, no date. 23p. Illus. 10 ref.
Abstract Contents: responsibilities of management, supervisory staff, safety officer and electroplaters for improving the workplace environment; enclosure of tanks with exhaust; respiratory and skin hazards; practical measures against atmospheric pollutants (replacement of cyanides by less toxic products, reduction in concentration of chemicals, use of low current density, addition of surface-active agent, lowering of roof height); appropriate ventilation systems (enclosure with air locks or negative pressure, air curtains); control of efficacy and maintenance of exhaust equipment; economic aspects; practical solutions.
Descriptors (primary) electroplating; mechanical ventilation; health engineering
Descriptors (secondary) anodizing; check lists; surfactants; enclosure; economic aspects; exhaust ventilation; rim exhaust; negative pressure application; preventive maintenance; substitution; air curtains; airflow measurement; health hazards; degreasing; pickling; plating solutions
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Surface treatment
Ventilation