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Re: Gravure Printers



> Does anyone have information available on using P2 to reduce solvent
> emissions  deriving from the spraying of plastic bags and plastic
> containers (PVC, Vinyl)?
> 

Usually the printing on bags is accomplished via flexographic (not
gravure) printing.  Do you have specific information on the type of
plastic  substrate, the type of ink being used, and what the
application is?  Did you really mean to say "spraying"; neither flexo
nor gravure printing uses a spray process.

For P2 info re. printing, check the Web site for the Printers' 
National Environmental Assistance Center (PNEAC) at www.pneac.org, or
call the new toll-free helpline at 1-888-USPNEAC.


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Wayne P. Pferdehirt, P.E., AICP
U. of Wis., Solid & Hazardous Waste Education Center
610 Langdon Street, Room 529, Madison, WI  53703-1195
Phone:  608/265-2361     Fax:  608/262-6250
pferdehi@epd.engr.wisc.edu
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