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cryogenic stripping of powder coated hooks and racks
I am looking for information regarding the costs and benefits of removing
powder coatings from hooks and racks using a burn-off oven versus
cryogenic/mechanical stripping? As I understand it, the burn off process
can be expensive from an energy standpoint. Does anyone have other
information regading operating and capital costs of these two types of
stripping approaches? As far as I can see, cryogenic stripping follow by
some type of mechanical removal process (blasting, tumbling, whatever) would
appear to be environmentally preferable to a burn-off oven.
I searched P2 tech and the WWW but did not find this type of detailed info.
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Timothy J. Greiner
2 Emily Lane
Gloucester, MA 01930