Environmental Research Brief: Pollution prevention assessment for a manufacturer of rebuilt industrial crankshafts

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The Waste Minimization Assessment Center at Colorado State University performed an assessment at a plant that refurbishes large industrial crankshafts. The team report indicated that the waste stream generated in the greatest quantity is spent cutting fluid from the grinding of crankshafts and that significant cost savings could be achieved by implementing a formal cutting fluid management program. This research brief discusses the process, existing waste management practices, pollution prevention opportunities, and gives additional recommendations. Tables summarize current waste generation and recommended pollution prevention opportunities.

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Edwards, H.W.; Kostrzewa, M.F. & Looby, G.P. August 1, 1995.

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  • Edwards, H.W.
  • Kostrzewa, M.F. Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO (United States). Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
  • Looby, G.P. University City Science Center, Philadelphia, PA (United States)

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The Waste Minimization Assessment Center at Colorado State University performed an assessment at a plant that refurbishes large industrial crankshafts. The team report indicated that the waste stream generated in the greatest quantity is spent cutting fluid from the grinding of crankshafts and that significant cost savings could be achieved by implementing a formal cutting fluid management program. This research brief discusses the process, existing waste management practices, pollution prevention opportunities, and gives additional recommendations. Tables summarize current waste generation and recommended pollution prevention opportunities.

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OSTI as DE96001537

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  • Other: DE96001537
  • Report No.: EPA--600/S-95/022
  • DOI: 10.2172/111856 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 111856
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc618488

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Edwards, H.W.; Kostrzewa, M.F. & Looby, G.P. Environmental Research Brief: Pollution prevention assessment for a manufacturer of rebuilt industrial crankshafts, report, August 1, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc618488/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.