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Best Available Control Technology (BACT ) Guideline 4.7.6
Last Update: 1/21/1998


Screen Printer with natural gas-fired dryer
Pollutant Achieved in Practice or in the SIP Technologically Feasible Alternate Basic Equipment
VOCUse of inks with a VOC content compliant with Rule 4607 (Graphic Arts) [This control is achieved in practice only for facilities subject to District Rule 4607]1. VOC capture and incineration using inks with a VOC content compliant with District Rule 4607 (Graphic Arts) 2. VOC capture and carbon adsorption using inks with a VOC content compliant with District Rule 4607 (Graphic Arts)1. Use of water based inks 2. Use of ultraviolet (UV) curable inks


BACT is the most stringent control technique for the emissions unit and class of source. Control techniques that are not achieved in practice or contained in s a state implementation plan must be cost effective as well as feasible. Economic analysis to demonstrate cost effectiveness is requried for all determinations that are not achieved in practice or contained in an EPA approved State Implementation Plan.

This is a Summary Page for this Class of Source. For background information, see Permit Specific BACT Determinations on Details Page.