Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: PCC slurry; Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (PCC) - slurry, uncoated, with a solid content ranging from 15% to 40% in the slurry, a CaCO3 content of 98% or more, a median particle size ranging typically from 0.3 to 3 µm, ready to be shipped as slurry. Prod (Location: RER)

Description

Specific data collection and process modelling were performed in accordance with ISO 14040 and 14044 series. Process related data were collected on 14 PCC production sites located in 7 European countries + Norway + Turkey. The data were then consolidated by process stage (horizontal aggregation). The resulting LCI calculation is based on the PCC slurry production process route and corresponds to generic industry screening results. The electricity model used for the project is representative of the average production of the 27 European countries + Norway + Turkey. Other upstream data are based on European averages. For modelling and other upstream processes and materials, the Gabi 6.3.1.14 (PE International) database was used whenever possible and the Ecoinvent 2.2 database as second choice. The Gabi 6.3.1.14 software has been used to generate this ELCD data set for PCC slurry.

Synonyms: PCC slurry

Technical Purpose: PCC slurry is used as filler in:
- filler or coating ...

Contributors
Simone Fazio simone.fazio@ec.europa.eu
David Pennington david.pennington@ec.europa.eu
How to cite
Fazio, Simone; Pennington, David (2011):  PCC slurry; Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (PCC) - slurry, uncoated, with a solid content ranging from 15% to 40% in the slurry, a CaCO3 content of 98% or more, a median particle size ranging typically from 0.3 to 3 µm, ready to be shipped as slurry. Prod (Location: RER). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/jrc-eplca-deb8f616-d451-4904-b241-d7295713accf
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Additional information
Issue date 2011-01-01
Landing page http://eplca.jrc.ec.europa.eu/ELCD3/showProcess.xhtml?uuid=deb8f616-d451-4904-b241-d7295713accf
Geographic area Europe
Temporal coverage

From: 2011-01-01 – To: 2021-01-01

Update frequency irregular
Language English
Data theme(s) Environment; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE; 52 ENVIRONMENT
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/jrc-eplca-deb8f616-d451-4904-b241-d7295713accf

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