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VOC Solvents Directive

Guidance documents on substitution of solvents by Activities

(list of all activites | all documents on this page are in pdf format)

Activity 16 : Adhesive coating

Author: EGTEI

Year : 2005

Issues covered:

Fitness for use

Human Health

Environment

Economics

Solvent management plan

Main activities covered : 16

Content summary

This document provides an overview of the key primary and secondary abatement measures that could be applied to reference installations for this activity, and the associated costs. A cost analysis was undertaken which identified unit costs (k€ / ton NMVOC abated) for a number of combinations of primary and secondary abatement measures.

Author: DFIU and IFARE

Year : 2002

Issues covered:

Fitness for use

Human Health

Environment

Economics

Solvent management plan

Main activities covered : 6, 8, 13, 14, 16, 17

Content summary

This detailed BAT guide describes the potential for solvent substitution or alternative emission abatement techniques suitable for adhesive application in a number of different sectors.

Author: MnTAP

Year : 1997

Issues covered:

Fitness for use

Human Health

Environment

Economics

Solvent management plan

Main activities covered : 2, 3, 4, 16

Content summary

This document describes the measures that were implemented in American Converters to replace use of methylene chloride based adhesives. Additional options reviewed are also presented.

Author: N.R. Passant

Year : N/A

Issues covered:

Fitness for use

Human Health

Environment

Economics

Solvent management plan

Main activities covered : 16, 17

Content summary

An overview of alternative adhesives for adhesive manufactures and industrial users is outlined. Disadvantages of certain alternatives are also discussed.