Printech Archives, March 1997: Re: Zinc

Re: Zinc

Bill Bilkovich (
Fri, 14 Mar 1997 19:32:38 -0500 (EST)

I have seen zinc listed in lots of MSDSs for printing inks.

Bill Bilkovich, EQC

> Currently, I am working with a silk screening plant which uses water
> based inks and no solvents during clean up, yet they are discharging
> excess Zinc and Copper into waste water. The Copper is most likely from
> the pigments, but it is a mystery as to the source of the Zinc. The
> majority of the water discharged is used in cooling. I am seeking any
> suggestions as to possible sources of Zinc in fabric printing operations.



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