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RE: Cutting Oil Life Extension



Better yet to source reduce.  Please review the information here:
http://unist.com/machinecutting/index.htm 


R. Charles Boelkins, Ph.D.
Industrial Ecologist
GA Dept. of Natural Resources
Pollution Prevention Assistance Div.
7 MLK Jr. Dr., Suite 450, Atlanta GA 30334
chuck_boelkins@gadnr.org 
404-651-5585
800-685-2443
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>>> "Lockwood, Paul" <Paul.Lockwood@des.nh.gov> 3/17/2009 1:55 pm >>>
My thanks to Gary Hunt, Richard Illig, Sue Schauls and Deb Jacobson for
their responses to Mr. Vinson's question.  We happen to be working with
a NH metal fabricator that generates > 3,000 gallons of spent machine
lubricant and coolant, per month.  They just asked us the exact same
question and the replies to Mr. Vinson's query will be invaluable to us.

 

Although some people find it annoying to deal with a string of possibly
irrelevant list serve responses, there are just as many, like me, who
appreciate and surreptitiously use the resulting information.

 

Paul Lockwood

NH Department of Environmental Services 

P.O. Box 95

Concord, NH 03302-0095

(603) 271-2956

 

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-p2tech@great-lakes.net [mailto:owner-p2tech@great-lakes.net] 
On Behalf Of Gary Hunt
Sent: Monday, March 16, 2009 9:03 AM
To: Vinson, Thomas; p2tech@great-lakes.net 
Subject: RE: Cutting Oil Life Extension

 

Thomas,

It depends on the type of cutting fluid that is being used, the
quantities involved and the machining requirements. There are a number
of well proven ways that   synthetic cutting fluids can be recycled and
a lot of info available. Check out
http://wrrc.p2pays.org/industry/indsectinfo.asp?INDSECT=45 . References
are a little dated, but the basics have not changed. Good luck.

 

Gary Hunt

Director

Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance North
Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources

1639 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-1639

Phone: 919-715-6508

Fax: 919-715-6794

E-mail: gary.hunt@ncmail.net 

Web page: www.p2pays.org 

 

Mail correspondence to and from this address may be subject to the North
Carolina Public Records Law and may be disclosed to third parties.

 

From: owner-p2tech@great-lakes.net [mailto:owner-p2tech@great-lakes.net] 
On Behalf Of Vinson, Thomas
Sent: Monday, March 16, 2009 1:15 AM
To: p2tech@great-lakes.net 
Subject: Cutting Oil Life Extension

 

Greetings from Busan Korea.  Jeff and I are in a meeting and we are
being asked about alternatives to extend the life of cutting oil.  Does
anyone have an option for reuse of cutting oil, or any specific options
for this company?


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