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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter NPart 464Subpart A → §464.12


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 464—METAL MOLDING AND CASTING POINT SOURCE CATEGORY
Subpart A—Aluminum Casting Subcategory


§464.12   Effluent limitations guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available.

Except as provided in 40 CFR 125.30 through 125.32, any existing point source subject to this subpart must achieve the following effluent limitations representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available, except that non-continuous dischargers shall not be subject to the maximum day and maximum for monthly average mass (kg/1,000 kkg or lb/million lb of metal poured; kg/62.3 million Sm3 or lb/billion SCF of air scrubbed) effluent limitations for copper, lead, zinc, total phenols, oil and grease, and TSS. For non-continuous dischargers, annual average mass limitations and maximum day and maximum for monthly average concentration (mg/l) limitations shall apply. Concentration limitation and annual average mass limitation shall only apply to non-continuous dischargers.

(a) Casting Cleaning Operations.

BPT Effluent Limitations

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
   kg/1,000 kkg (pounds per million pounds) of metal poured
Copper (T)0.07710.0421
Lead (T)0.07910.039
Zinc (T)0.1140.0431
Oil & grease3.01.0
TSS3.801.50
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.0 to 10.00 at all times.

   Maximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly averageAnnual average1
   (mg/l)2(mg/l)2
Copper (T)0.770.420.017
Lead (T)0.790.390.022
Zinc (T)1.140.430.027
Oil & grease30100.501
TSS38151.0
pH(3)(3)(3)

1kg/1,000 kkg (pounds per million pounds) of metal poured.

2These concentrations must be multiplied by the ratio of (12/x) where x is the actual normalized process wastewater flow (in gallons per 1,000 pounds of metal poured) for a specific plant.

3Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

(b) Casting Quench Operations.

BPT Effluent Limitations

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
   kg/1,000 kkg (pounds per million pounds) of metal poured
Copper (T)0.00930.0051
Lead (T)0.00960.0047
Zinc (T)0.01380.0052
Oil & grease0.3630.121
TSS0.460.182
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

   Maximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly averageAnnual average1
   (mg/l)2(mg/l)2
Copper (T)0.770.420.0021
Lead (T)0.790.390.0027
Zinc (T)1.140.430.0033
Oil & grease30100.0605
TSS38150.121
pH(3)(3)(3)

1kg/1,000 kkg (pounds per million pounds) of metal poured.

2These concentrations must be multiplied by the ratio of (1.45/x) where x is the actual normalized process wastewater flow (in gallons per 1,000 pounds of metal poured) for a specific plant.

3Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

(c) Die Casting Operations.

BPT Effluent Limitations

Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
   kg/1,000 kkg (pounds per million pounds) of metal poured
Copper (T)0.00660.0036
Lead (T)0.00680.0034
Zinc (T)0.00980.0037
Total Phenols0.00740.0026
Oil & Grease0.2590.0864
TSS0.330.13
pH(1)(1)

1With the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

   Maximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly averageAnnual average1
   (mg/l) (2)(mg/l) (2)
Copper (T)0.770.420.0015
Lead (T)0.790.390.0019
Zinc (T)1.140.430.0023
Total Phenols0.860.30.0017
Oil & Grease30100.0432
TSS38150.0864
pH(3)(3)(3)

1kg/1,000 kkg (pounds per million pounds) of metal poured.

2These concentrations must be multiplied by the ratio of (1.04/x) where x is the actual normalized process wastewater flow (in gallons per 1,000 pounds of metal poured) for a specific plant.

3Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times,

(d) Dust Collection Scrubber Operations.

BPT Effluent Limitations

Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
   kg/62.3 million Sm3 (pounds per billion SCF) of air scrubbed
Copper (T)0.2310.126
Lead (T)0.2370.117
Zinc (T)0.3430.129
Total Phenols0.2580.09
Oil & Grease9.013.0
TSS11.44.51
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

   Maximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly averageAnnual average1
   (mg/l)2mg/l)2
Copper (T)0.770.420.0511
Lead (T)0.790.390.0661
Zinc (T)1.140.430.0811
Total Phenols0.860.30.0601
Oil & Grease30101.5
TSS38153.0
pH(3)(3)(3)

1kg/62.3 million SM3 (pounds per billion SCF) of air scrubbed.

2These concentrations must be multiplied by the ratio of (0.036/x) where x is the actual normalized process waste-water flow (in gallons per 1,000 SCF of air scrubbed) for a specific plant.

3Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

(e) Grinding Scrubber Operations. No discharge of process wastewater pollutants to navigable waters.

(f) Investment Casting.

BPT Effluent Limitations

Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
   kg/1,000 kkg (pounds per million pounds) of metal poured
Copper (T)8.484.63
Lead (T)8.74.3
Zinc (T)12.64.74
Oil and grease330110
TSS419165
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

   Maximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly averageAnnual average1
   (mg/l)2(mg/l)2
Copper (T)0.770.421.87
Lead (T)0.790.392.42
Zinc (T)1.140.432.97
Oil and grease301055.1
TSS3815110
pH(3)(3)(3)

1kg/1,000 kkg (pounds per million pounds) of metal poured.

2These concentrations must be multiplied by the ratio of (1,320/x) where x is the actual normalized process wastewater flow (in gallons per 1,000 pounds of metal poured) for a specific plant.

3Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

(g) Melting Furnace Scrubber Operations.

BPT Effluent Limitations

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
   kg/62.3 million Sm3 (pounds per billion SCF) of air scrubbed
Copper (T)3.011.64
Lead (T)3.091.52
Zinc (T)4.451.68
Total phenols3.361.17
Oil and grease11739.1
TSS14858.6
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

   Maximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly averageAnnual average1
   (mg/l)2(mg/l)2
Copper (T)0.770.420.664
Lead (T)0.790.390.859
Zinc (T)1.140.431.05
Total phenols0.860.30.781
Oil and grease301019.5
TSS381539.1
pH(2)(3)(3)

1kg/62.3 million Sm3 (pounds per billion SCF) of air scrubbed.

2These concentrations must be multiplied by the ratio of (0.468/x) where x is the acutal normalized process wastewater flow (in gallons per 1,000 SCF of air scrubbed) for a specific plant.

3Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

(h) Mold Cooling Operations.

BPT Effluent Limitations

Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
   kg/1,000 kkg (pounds per million pounds) of metal poured
Copper (T)0.2970.162
Lead (T)0.3050.151
Zinc (T)0.440.166
Oil and grease11.63.86
TSS14.75.79
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

   Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average Annual average1
   (mg/l)1(mg/)1
Copper (T)0.770.420.0656
Lead (T)0.790.390.0849
Zinc (T)1.140.430.104
Oil and grease30101.93
TSS38153.86
pH(3)(3)(3)

1kg/1,000 kkg (pounds per million pounds) of metal

2These concentrations must be multiplied by the ratio of (46.3/x) where x is the actual normalized process wastewater flow (in gallons per 1,000 pounds of metal poured) for a specific plant.

3Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

[50 FR 45247, Oct. 30, 1985; 51 FR 21760, June 16, 1986]

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