Technical Materials

In this section presentations and documents can be found that support SMEs in the implementation of the resource efficiency approach.

 

Quicktips

 
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ACIDLOOP Quicktips for Resource Efficiency

Published: 2013-06-15

 
 

The ACIDLOOP Quicktips for resource efficiency provide you with details on how to save energy and resources. It targets, amongst others, the areas of electrical standby losses, pump and motor usage, compressed air, boilers and DG sets.

 

 

Major Workshops

 
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Best Practices in Metal Finishing Operations (CECRI)

Published: 2014-07-09

 
  In the presentation by CECRI, details are provided on how the inputs in the plating process can be minimised and how the minimum amount of resource inputs can be determined.  
     
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Resource Reduction and Recovery in the Electroplating Industry (ENC Consulting Engineers)

Published: 2014-07-09
 
  In the presentation by ENC Consulting Engineers a study is presented which assessed the waste minimization potential of electroplating units. Low-, medium- and high-tech technologies for waste minimization are presented.  
     
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5S - For Workplace Improvement

Published: 2014-07-09

 
  This presentation introduces the Japanese 5S approach. This approach can help you to better organise your workplace, keeping rules and standards and maintaining the discipline required for an excellent operation.  
     
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Developing Indicators and Monitoring Practices

Published: 2014-07-09

 
  In this presentation you can learn how to develop indicators and implement monitoring practices for measuring your environmental or economic performance.  
 

 

 
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Material Flow Analysis

Published: 2013-07-23

 
  Material Flow Analysis (MFA) is the subject of this presentation which was developed by AREC. MAF helps you to trace the different flows of materials in your company and ahieve a higher resource efficiency.  
     
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Material Flow Analysis Example: Key Molding

Published: 2013-07-23

 
  In this presentation, examples of MFA are provided. An example found in the document traces the material of a key molding process.  
     
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Material Flow Analysis Example: Paintshop

Published: 2013-07-23

 
  In this presentation, examples of MFA are provided. An example found in the document traces the material of a paintshop.  
 

 

 
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Water Management

Published: 2013-07-23

 
  Water management in your company is the subject of this presentation.  
 

 

 
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Financing Resource Efficiency

Published: 2013-05-15

 
 

The presentation gives an overview on financing issues relevant for investments in resouce efficiency measures.

 
 

 

 
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Resource Efficiency Options

Published: 2013-07-23

 
 

The presentation gives an overview on various resouce efficiency measures in the metal finishing and other sectors. It contains details on the different categories of resource efficiency measures available. Additionally, examples with pictures and cost / savings estimates are given for each option presented.

 
 

 

 

 

Introductory Workshops

 
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Introduction to Resource Efficiency

Published: 2012-10-03

 
 

This presentation was given as part of the introductory workshops. Developed by AREC, it shows how companies respond to pollution, introduces the resource efficiency approach, presents resource efficiency strategies and offers case studies.

 
     
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Acid Recovery

Published: 2012-10-03

 
 

   In this presentation the different acid recovery processes available to the SMEs are presented in detail. First regeneration processes are covered followed by a section on acid recovery and rinsing water recovery. Subsequently, the three demonstration plants and the applied technologies nanofiltration, retardation and diffusion dialysis are explained in more detail.

 
     

 

Technology Write-Ups

 
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Technology Flyer - Solar Hot Water System

Published: 2014-04-04

 
  This flyer presents Solar Hot Water Systems (SHWS) which harness solar energy for heating. This is a mature technology which can significantly reduce the requirement for conventional energy for water heating. These systems are economical, pollution free and easy to operate in tropical countries like India.  
     
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Technology Flyer - Waste Heat Recovery System

Published: 2014-04-04

 
  This flyer presents Waste Heat Recovery (WHR) for heat treatment furnaces. This is a well proven technology to recover and reuse the waste heat contained in the flue gases. Adoption of this technology in industrial applications would lead to improved thermal efficiency in the operation.  
     
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Technology Flyer - Energy Efficient Rectifier

Published: 2014-04-04

 
  The flyer presents energy efficient rectifiers which potentially consume only half of the power when compared to conventional rectifiers.  
     
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Technology Flyer - Chrome Purifier

Published: 2014-04-04

 
  This flyer presents chrome purifying systems which are a unique electrolytic separation technique based on electro dialysis using diaphragm (Ion-exchange membrane) for the removal of impurities (such as iron, copper, nickel, aluminum, trivalent chromium, zinc, etc.). This process is suitable for all types of chrome plating solutions including hard chrome and decorative chrome plating baths.  
     
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Technology Flyer - Automatic Electroplating Plant

Published: 2014-04-04

 
  This flyer presents automatic electroplating plants that are employed to minimize manual work and also to reduce wastage. Due to precise control of the process operation, the product quality is maintained. Automation prevents direct exposure of workers to hazardous chemicals, thereby reducing accidents.  
 

 

 

 

Technology Supplier Roundtable

 
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TERI Presentation - Green Technologies

Published: 2014-11-11

 
  The presentation contains green technology options for metal finishing companies, including benefits and challenges of implementation.  
     
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Stenum Asia Presentation - Technology Expectations and Challenges: the SME Perspective

Published: 2014-11-11

 
  The presentation presents the view of SMEs on technological measures for resource efficiency in the metal finishing sector and relevant criteria for technology selection and implementation.  
     
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BFI Presentation - Acid and Water Recovery Technologies

Published: 2014-11-11

 
  In this presentation BFI presents management practices for water and acid management in the metal finishing sector in India. Additionally, the technological options acid retardation, diffusion dialysis, nanofiltration and reverse osmosis are introduced.  
     

 

 

ACIDLOOP

ACIDLOOP is a 4-year project (2012-2016) supported by the European Union (EU) under the SWITCH Asia Programme. This programme emphasizes sustainable consumption and production in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). ACIDLOOP is targeted specifically at the Indian metal finishing industry.  It aims to introduce technology innovation for acid recovery as well as resource efficiency that would lead to improved environmental quality and combat pollution.  The activities is taking place in various locations in northern, western and southern India.

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