LTC America`s, Inc. PTC-6 vacuum system (metal): Baseline report

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The LTC coating removal technology was tested and is being evaluated at Florida International University (FIU) as a baseline technology. In conjunction with FIU`s evaluation of efficiency and cost, this report covers the evaluation conducted for safety and health issues. It is a commercially available technology and has been used for various projects at locations throughout the country. The LTC coating removal system consisted of several hand tools, a Roto Peen scaler, and a needlegun. They are designed to remove coatings from steel, concrete, brick, and wood. These hand tools are used with the LTC PTC-6 vacuum system to capture ... continued below

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Creator: Unknown. July 31, 1997.

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The LTC coating removal technology was tested and is being evaluated at Florida International University (FIU) as a baseline technology. In conjunction with FIU`s evaluation of efficiency and cost, this report covers the evaluation conducted for safety and health issues. It is a commercially available technology and has been used for various projects at locations throughout the country. The LTC coating removal system consisted of several hand tools, a Roto Peen scaler, and a needlegun. They are designed to remove coatings from steel, concrete, brick, and wood. These hand tools are used with the LTC PTC-6 vacuum system to capture dust and debris as removal of the coating takes place. The safety and health evaluation during the testing demonstration focused on two main areas of exposure: dust and noise. The dust exposure was minimal but noise exposure was significant. Further testing for each exposure is recommended because of the environment where the testing demonstration took place. It is feasible that the dust and noise levels will be higher in an enclosed operating environment of different construction. In addition, other areas of concern found were arm-hand vibration, whole body vibration, ergonomics, heat stress, tripping hazards, electrical hazards, machine guarding, and lockout/tagout.

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OSTI as DE98002033

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  • Other Information: PBD: 31 Jul 1997

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  • Other: DE98002033
  • Report No.: DOE/MC/32260--5828
  • Grant Number: FC21-95MC32260
  • DOI: 10.2172/634010 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 634010
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc699056

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LTC America`s, Inc. PTC-6 vacuum system (metal): Baseline report, report, July 31, 1997; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699056/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.