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Anonymous

Year Submitted: 2006

Process: Galvanization

Industry: Metal Fabrication

Wastes Reduced: zinc ammonium chloride flux

Location: Lincoln NE

No. of employees: unknown

Contact: Stacey Hawkey

Phone: 402-472-2838



Description:

Too much sludge was being generated from galvanization line

P2 Application:

reduced drage out by lowering withdrawl rate, increasing drip time, and double rinsing metal hardware. Reduced number of change outs of the flux bath by installing equipment to automatically clean flux bath.

  • Total Cost Savings: $16,940.00
  • Comments: zinc and iron sludge is now sold to a cattle feed producer changing an expense of $18,000 into a profit of $5,000

Details of Reductions

  • 6,000.0 - Gallons of   flux with iron

Additional Information :

Manifesting, placarding and labeling are reduced by one batch per year saving approximately $180 in staff time.

Source: P2RIC



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