Unreviewed P2 Options
STEEL FOUNDRY Process
Following are a set of P2 options you may wish to implement. No option is perfect for everyone, but sometimes options that have worked at one facility can work at yours. They might also serve as inspiration.
Unreviewed Options for STEEL FOUNDRY
Following are a list of options that have been submitted by users of the pollution prevention planner. They have not been reviewed by pollution prevention specialists.
These options are presented so you can see what people in facilities are considering. As with any option (reviewed or unreviewed) you will have to adapt it to your facility.
|Decrease fuel consumption|
Air filtration system
|Add and improve dust collection
system. Improve work environment
and minimize emmissions.|
Re-melt scrap metal
|Instead of taking non-conforming parts due to dimmensions and puting in the recycle bin use these parts for re-melt|
pre-heat the raw material
|Pre heat the raw material with flu gases to reduce energy consumption|
Lower contaminants in raw material
|Require that incoming scrap metal to be melted contain less contaminants such as chromium, manganese, nickel, etc.|
Evaluate Chemical Binders, Mold Washes
|Select chemical binders and mold wash compunds that contain less hazardous air pollutants and VOC.|