Reducing Solvent Emissions (Wichita)

Green practices to improve air quality

Sedgwick County Extension and Education Center

7001 W 21st Street N, Wichita, KS


Tuesday, March 10, 2009
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Seminar Agenda

Main sessions in Sunflower Room
7:00 a.m. Bison and Meadowlark Vendor/Exhibit setup (may set up March 9 2 pm-5 pm)
7:50 a.m. Hallway Registration check-in and vendor/exhibits open
8:15 a.m. Sunflower Room
Nancy Larson, SBEAP and John Stark, city of Wichita
8:45 a.m. Sunflower Room What are the regulatory drivers for reducing solvent emissions?
  • Not another new NESHAP - HHHHHH defined
  • Who needs operating and construction permits

Barb Johnson, SBEAP
9:15 a.m. Sunflower Room Greening your practices - an overview for reducing emissions, saving dollars
  • Change the material
  • Change the process
  • Change the technology

SBEAP staff
Jason Marshall, Toxics Use Reduction Institute
9:40 a.m. Bison and Meadowlark Rooms Break with Vendors
(sponsored by Contrast Equipment and Nordson)
10:10 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. Sunflower Room Change the material - What's new in low VOC solvents and coatings?
  • Panel presentations

Safety-Kleen, Barton Solvents, Sherwin-William, Pro-Coaters
  Meadowlark Room Change the technology - Industrial coaters improve your transfer effciency, learn to optimize solvent distillation
  • Presenters and demonstrations

Iowa's virtual spray both
Spray Equipment and Service Center Inc.
  Sedgwick Room Change the process - hear how Cessna reduced solvent use through process engineering
Dan Rogers, Cessna Aircraft Company
10:55 a.m. to 11:35 a.m. Sunflower Room Change the material - What's new in low VOC solvents and coatings?
  • Panel presentations

Safety-Kleen, Barton Solvents, Sherwin-William, Pro-Coaters
  Meadowlark Room Change the technology - Industrial coaters improve your transfer effciency, learn to optimize solvent distillation
  • Presenters and demonstrations

Iowa's virtual spray both
Spray Equipment and Service Center Inc.
  Sedgwick Room Getting from Wet to Dry - hear how you can save money and drastically reduce emissions by changing from solvent coating to powder
D.J. Laffey, Nordson powder systems specialist
11:40 a.m. 4-H Hall Lunch
(sponsored by Sherwin-Williams, Car Color, Inc/PPG, Safety-Kleen and ZEP)
12:20 p.m. Sunflower Room Roundtable discussion
  • Putting it all together, where can you go from here?
  • Door prizes*
  • Wrap up, evaluation

SBEAP Staff
1:00 p.m.(optional) Sedgwick Room SBEAP will assist client with air quality permitting and regulatory questions.
Barb Johnson, SBEAP


* Those pre-registered by March 5 are eligible for door prizes.

Special thanks to the following Companies who are donating door prizes, and sponsoring refreshments!

Contrast Equipment and Nordson Corporation –sponsoring morning break

The following companies are co-sponsoring lunch
Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc.
Car Color Inc. and PPG Paints
ZEP Manufacturing Company
Sherwin-Williams

Spray Equipment and Service Center, Inc. - Donating an HVLP spray gun
Barton Solvents, Inc - donating GPS or iPod
KDHE - donating No-spill gas cans
Contec, Inc. - donating case of pre-saturated wipes

SBEAP services, including this event, are paid for (in part) by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Event Dates: 
Monday, March 9, 2009 - 7:00pm
K-State Pollution Prevention Institute
(800) 578-8898 | sbeap@ksu.edu
2323 Anderson Ave., Suite 300, Manhattan, KS 66506