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Unreviewed P2 Options
for the
Coating-Employee Practices 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 Coating-Employee Practices

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.


New Graco paint system

A computerized system that greatly reduces our paint usage.

Lean Training

Provide adequate training to optimize process

Hold the spray gun close to the surface

Hold the spray gun 6-8 inches in consideration of material, outp8ut, fan pattern.

Use of value pumps to reduce waste

Using value pumps allows for hardner to be added at end of process thus reducing waste.

Better painter training

Painters trained on techniques to reduce waste paint and use of xylene and thinner.

Leadman for paint shop

Responsible for ensuring that reduction measures are carried out.
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