Tennessee Department of Transportation
Waste Characterization Profile
 
 
1) Description of waste and facility name(s)/location where waste is generated.
  Spent Abrasive Media and filters (WP-083) (WP-083)
  Tennessee Department of Transportation Facilities (state-wide)
 
2)  Listing of all products that constitute or potentially constitute the waste across TDOT facilities.
Note: Products listed with product codes were generated using inventory data in 2001.
 
Product Code Product Description
NA Abrasive media
 
3) Description of process generating the waste.
  This waste is generated from sand- or bead-blasting activities on TDOT vehicles and properties, usually as a prep method prior to painting activities. The filters are located on the bead-blasting unit at the Hanger, and are infrequently changed.
 
4)  Is the waste a hazardous waste ? Yes  No      
  If yes, hazardous waste code(s) D006 D008
  Initial Characterization/Process Knowledge Yes  No    
  Re-characterization (process change) Yes   No     
  DOT Shipping Name:            
  Hazardous Waste Solid, n.o.s. (contains lead), 9, NA3077, PGIII            
               
5) Determination memorandum: provides basis of determination, including MSDS, review of waste codes, and any analytical data.
  Data and/or memoranda are located in project files at TDOT Headquarters where available.
 
6) Special Information about this waste.