Activated Carbon Adsorption System Addresses VOC Emissions Problems for New York Circuit Board Manufacturer - Case Study
A number of technologies were investigated. The concentration method using regenerative activated carbon was selected for this high flow low concentration application. It incorporates the CR Clean Air patent pending, Revaporative technology to reduce operating and capital costs.
PHOTOCIRCUITS manufactures printed circuit boards, primarily for automotive use in motor vehicle dashboards and personal computers with manufacturing facilities in Glen Cove, NY and Peachtree City, GA.
Photocircuits is the largest industrial company in Glen Cove and one of the largest manufacturers of printed circuit boards. As its facilities and output grew, Photocircuits continued its commitment to focus upon abatement needs for the facility.
The company’s emissions result from the process of coating circuit boards. When heated during the curing process, some of the chemicals release volatile organic compounds (VOCs).