Myths of Solvent Recovery – Part 1: It’s Expensive

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With all the misconceptions about solvent recovery out there, we’ve decided to publish a series covering some of the top myths we hear in our industry.  Many facilities who were early adopters of solvent recovery systems may have run into some of these issues, but advancements in technology, time and costs have caught up, so let’s set the record straight. One of the most common things we hear when talking to purchasing, plant managers, and EHS managers is that the upfront investment in solvent recovery is prohibitively expensive; plus there are lots of ongoing costs that make the investment questionable in the first place. Myth #1: Solvent recovery is too expensive and the savings I will get do not justify the capital expense. Fact: While many companies today still offer a traditional approach to on-site solvent recovery—massive equipment investments, ongoing customer maintenance requirements, expensive consumable items such as bags and

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