Forum Standing Committee Working Groups

Substitution and Alternatives
Case studies - Examples

  • Substitution of Hazardous Chemicals in the Work Environment

    Frode Soerensen

    Experiences with substitution will be presented for organic solvents in metal degreasing, bonding with adhesives, soldering and removal of flux in electronics industry, lubrication, cutting fluids, constructions paints and cleaning of offset printing machines, and for other hazardous chemicals such as epoxy resins, polyurethanes (isocyanates) and acrylates in coatings and adhesives, quartz sand for blasting, cadmium, fluor and boron compounds in soldering and brazing, and cyanides, nickel, and chromates in electroplating.