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Measures, Technologies and Good Practices

Do you want to know how much different measures and technological solutions would cost and how much money and resources they can save for your business? This database offers such data in a concise and comprehensive format.

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Implementing minimum-quantity lubrication principles

In the machining process, cooling lubricants play an important role in carrying away metal chips, cooling the workpiece and lubricating the area between tool and workpiece. The lubricant usually runs...
Sector / Industry:
  • Manufacturing of machinery and equipment
  • Metal and plastic processing
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time: High cost 25-78 %
Good practice

Energy bill halved in a cooker plant

Closer inspection showed where savings could be made Domestic appliance-maker shaved € 14 000 off energy bill in first year Paid back its energy-efficiency measures in four months  General Domestic...
Sector / Industry:
  • Manufacturing of machinery and equipment
Resources:
  • Energy
Costs, savings, and payback time: Medium cost 0.3 - 0.4 Year(s)