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ESP Lock Products, Inc. - Vegetable Oil Lubricant Replacement. 1999.

In 1997, the company replaced highly volatile lubricating oils used in making key blanks with a non-VOC lubricant derived from vegetable oil. Ultra-low volume misting units were installed to apply the new oil, These two changes completely eliminated 10.9 tons/year of VOC emissions, achieved a net savings of $20,500/year in materials purchasing cost, significantly limited worker exposure to hazardous chemicals, and freed ESP from air quality and flammable storage compliance requirements.

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