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Document ID (ISN)42664
CIS number 84-1583
ISBN(s) 951-38-1992-2
Year 1984
Convention or series no. Tutkimuksia 270
Author(s) Kulmala I., Tapola M., Christiansen V.
(Technical Research Centre of Finland)
Title Ventilation of screen printing plants
Original title Seripainon ilmanvaihto [in Finnish]
Bibliographic information Government Printing Centre, P.O. Box 516, 00101 Helsinki 10, Finland, 1984. 121p. Illus. 25 ref.
Abstract The heavy use of organic solvents in screen printing establishments can result in concentrations of these solvents in the air of the workplace exceeding the TLV, even in the presence of general ventilation. This report evaluates the effect of 4 local exhaust systems suitable for such workplaces. The concentration of solvents in the air was reduced by 80-90% after correct application of these local exhaust systems. The effect of a canopy hood used in one screen printing unit was also evaluated. Directions are given for the design of ventilation systems in these workplaces.
Descriptors (primary) local exhaust; printing industry; exhaust ventilation; organic solvents; screen printing
Descriptors (secondary) exhaust hoods; ventilation design; evaluation of equipment
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry