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Eaton

Year Submitted: 2015

Process: Machining

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Highland, IL IL

No. of employees: 400

Contact: Matt Bochantin



Description:

Since that first visit in 1994, the ISTC TAP engineers and B-Line have worked together to make B-Line more sustainable through the implementation of membrane separation and filtration technology; more efficient and higher quality lighting; counter current rinsing; metal working fluid purification and reclamation; reverse osmosis (RO) efficiency and reject water reuse; conductivity controls on rinse water; process heating efficiency; lighting controls; electric motor and pump controls; and expansion of its recycling program.

P2 Application:

B-Line was able to reduce energy use by increasing lighting efficiency and quality by installing lighting controls, electric motor controls, and pump controls. B-Line also improved their process heating efficiency, as well as developed a program to conserve compressed air.


B-Line directly reduced the amount of pollutants they emitted into the environment through adding a membrane filtration process to the paint stream, purifying and reusing metal lubricant, reusing reject water, and installing controls to monitor water conductivity.


  • Total Cost Savings: $260,624.00
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Details of Reductions

  • 4,136,000.0 - Gallon of   Water
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  • 165,144.0 - lbs of   Hazardous chemicals
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  • 1,204,000.0 - kWhr of   Electricity
    Comments:
  • 3,377.1 - MMBTU of   Natural gas
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  • 1,353.0 - ton of   Carbon Dioxide
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