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BOC Edwards Kachina

Year Submitted: 2006

Process: Parts Cleaning

Industry: Electronics Manufacturing

Wastes Reduced: Acetone, ammonia

Location: Austin TX

No. of employees: 45

Contact: Chip Humes

Phone: 602/225.0556



P2 Application:

1. Increased process tank life by performing analysis according to set schedule via Outlook notifications to laboratory personnel. 2. Made small additions of chemistry to extend bath life. 3. Eliminated almost all usage of acetone in process bath form. 4. Installed ammonia/peroxide segregation system. 5. Instituted engineering controls to reduce amount of wastewater released to facility secondary containment. 6. Installed overflow alarms.

Details of Reductions

  • 10.0 - Tons of   TRI
Source: TCEQ



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