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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Economic Analysis: Converting from Petroleum-Based to Ultraviolet-Light Cured Coating System for Medium-Size Wood Products Manufacturers [PDF]
Abstract: Describes the results of a study conducted to evaluate the feasibility of a manufacturer of wood doors and window trim converting from the conventional, petroleum-based coating process to a method by which lacquer cures when exposed to ultraviolet light.
Source: Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Research Center (PPRC)
High Solids Topcoats and HVLP Spray Guns: Ethan Allen [PDF]
Abstract: Describes Ethan Allen's efforts to use high-solids coatings and HVLP spray equipment to reduce air emissions and operating costs. Also discusses on-site overspray (lacquer dust) recycling.
Source: Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association
Working with Vendors to Change Wood Finishes
Abstract: Short newsletter article describing how the relationship between the wood finisher and the coating supplier is critical to successfully changing finishes or finishing processes.
Source: Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP)