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screw machine shops

I seem to have started my own screw machine shop initiative. If anyone can help me with the following questions, I would appreciate it.

1. How likely is it that waste solvent from screw machine shops will be hazardous for metals? Do most machine screw shops assume their waste solvent is hazardous? Do most shops have their waste tested?

2. Has anyone out there had problems with waste "Solvent 142" having a flash point below 142? What might be the reasons for this? Would most generators assume that if it was 142 when they bought it, it would be 142 when they were done with it?

3. What are some P2 opportunities for screw machine shops?

Vanessa Hinkle
Division of Hazardous Waste Management
Ohio EPA
(614) 644-2974