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Re: Reducing hexavalent chromium to trivalent chromium
I would like to know the exact source of the chrome in the process.
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>>> "Terry Foecke" <email@example.com> 06/05/08 12:00 PM >>>
Is the slag from the glass melting process? That process can be a source of air emissions of hexavalent chromium. Knowing that would help think about options, although chrome reduction when the chrome is fixed in slag sounds like a non-starter.
----- Original Message -----
From: David Carter
Cc: Catharine Brennan
Sent: Thursday, June 05, 2008 10:26 AM
Subject: Reducing hexavalent chromium to trivalent chromium
I have a client who makes fiberglass insulation and during their manufacturing process, they produce a slag contaminated with hexavalent chromium. We're trying to find a way to reduce the chromium back down to trivalent. Does anyone on the list have information on production applications and working conditions? Feel free to reply directly if you wish.
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