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Unreviewed P2 Options
for the
Steel Shot Bead Blast Process 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 Shot Bead Blast Process

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.


Reuse bead blast media

Rescreen steel shot and return bead blast media to the machine.

Good Operating Practices

Segrate types of hazardous waste to make them more amenable. Segrate hazardous waste from non-hazardous. Improve maintenance scheduling,record-keeping or procedures.

Sell used shot to steel recycler

Used shot is placed in 55 gal. drums and sold as scrap metal to our steel recycler
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