9 Va. Admin. Code § 5-40-4920 - Definitions

A. For the purpose of these regulations and subsequent amendments or any orders issued by the board, the words or terms shall have the meanings given them in subsection C of this section.
B. As used in this article, all terms not defined here shall have the meanings given them in 9VAC5 Chapter 10 (9VAC5-10-10 et seq.), unless otherwise required by context.
C. Terms defined.

"Application area" means the area where the coating is applied by spraying, dipping or flow coating techniques.

"Carbon adsorption system" means a device containing activated carbon as the adsorbent material, an inlet and outlet for exhaust gases, and a system to regenerate the saturated adsorbent. The carbon adsorption system must provide for the proper disposal or reuse of all volatile organic compounds in the adsorbate.

"Class II Hardboard paneling finishes" means finishes which meet the specifications of Voluntary Product Standard PS-59-73 as approved by the American National Standards Institute.

"Coating application system" means any operation or system where a surface coating of one type or function is applied, dried or cured and which is subject to the same emission standard. May include any equipment which applies, conveys, dries or cures a surface coating, including, but not limited to, spray booths, flow coaters, flashoff areas, air dryers, drying areas and ovens. It is not necessary for a coating application system to have an oven, flashoff area or drying area to be included in this definition.

"Flashoff area" means the space between the application area and the oven.

"Hardboard" means a panel manufactured primarily from inter-felted lignocellulosic fibers which are consolidated under heat and pressure in hot-press.

"Hardwood plywood" means plywood whose surface layer is a veneer of hardwood.

"Natural finish hardwood plywood panels" means panels whose original grain pattern is enhanced by essentially transparent finishes frequently supplemented by fillers and toners.

"Oven" means a chamber within which heat is used to bake, cure, polymerize or dry a surface coating or any combination of these.

"Particleboard" means a manufactured board made of individual wood particles which have been coated with a binder and formed into flat sheets by pressure. Thin particleboard has a thickness of 1/4 inch or less.

"Printed interior panels" means panels whose grain or natural surface is obscured by fillers and basecoats upon which a simulated grain or decorative pattern is printed.

"Tileboard" means paneling that has a colored waterproof surface coating.


9 Va. Admin. Code § 5-40-4920
Derived from VR120-04-3502, eff. July 1, 1991.

Statutory Authority

§§ 10.1-1307 and 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia.

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