ECF

(redirected from Elemental Chlorine-Free)
AcronymDefinition
ECFExtracellular Fluid
ECFEastern Conference Finals (basketball)
ECFElemental Chlorine-Free (bleaching)
ECFEpiscopal Church Foundation (New York, NY)
ECFEuropean Cyclists Federation
ECFEuropean Cultural Foundation
ECFÉcole de la Cause Freudienne (French: School of the Freudian Cause)
ECFEconomic Cooperation Foundation (Tel Aviv, Israel)
ECFEast Coast Fever
ECFEast China Fair (trade show)
ECFEnglish Chess Federation
ECFElectronic Case Filing System (Administrative Office of the US Courts)
ECFEnterocutaneous Fistula (postoperative complication)
ECFExtended Care Facility (health care)
ECFEuropean Coordinating Facility
ECFEarly Church Fathers
ECFEosinophil Chemotactic Factor (immunology)
ECFEvent Recorder File
ECFEth Connection Function
ECFEnvelope Controlled Filter
ECFEnd of Complete Frame
ECFEnterprise Challenge Fund (Australia)
ECFEuropean Career Fair (MIT European Club)
ECFElectronic Court Filing (law)
ECFÉcole de Conduite Française (French: French Driving School)
ECFEquity Cash Flow
ECFEmployees Community Fund (Boeing Puget Sound)
ECFEnterprise Capital Fund
ECFEthical Culture Fieldston (Bronx, NY)
ECFEssex Community Foundation (UK)
ECFErie Community Foundation (Erie, PA)
ECFEarly Cancellation Fee (various companies)
ECFEuropean Charcot Foundation
ECFEntry Control Facility
ECFEngineering Consulting Firm
ECFElectronic Claim Form (insurance)
ECFEuropean Championship Final
ECFEuropean Corporate Finance
ECFElectronic Claim File (insurance)
ECFEclipse Communications Framework
ECFeCommerce Foundation
ECFEmployees Compensation Fund
ECFEdgar Cayce Foundation (Virginia)
ECFElmira Correctional Facility (New York)
ECFExperts-Comptables et Commissaires aux Comptes de France (French: Accountants and Auditors of France; union)
ECFEngineered Containment Facility (Canada)
ECFEntretien et Création de Fontaines (French: Creation and Maintenance of Fountains)
ECFÉtoile Cycliste Fontenaysienne (French cycling club)
ECFEnhanced Connectivity Facilities (IBM)
ECFEast Coast Fertility (New York)
ECFEmployee Change Form (various organizations)
ECFExternal Configuration File
ECFEarly Childhood Funders
ECFEspace Campus France (French study abroad program; various locations)
ECFElectronic Cigarette Forum
ECFError Carried Forward
ECFEmissor Cupom Fiscal (Brazil)
ECFEssential Community Facility (California)
ECFEuropean Construction Forum (Belgium)
ECFEntropic Cascade Failure
ECFEngineering Computer Facility
ECFExecutable Choreography Framework (middleware-level framework)
ECFEquipment Characteristics File
ECFeCommerce Framework G5 (trademark of Mediachase ASP.NET)
ECFEuropean Cooperation Fund
ECFEssential Command Function
ECFEnhanced Communications Facility
ECFEarth Center Fixed
ECFEvolutionary Computation Framework (algorithm development framework)
ECFElectronic Contracts Folder
ECFExpected Cost of Failure
ECFEmergency Calendar Filler
ECFEastern Communication Forum
ECFExercise Countermeasures Facility
ECFExponential Correlation Function
ECFElliptic Curve Factorization (mathematics)
ECFEmployee's Clearance Form
ECFEnd Cruelty Forever (anti-animal cruelty organization)
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The scope of the delivery comprises cooking, screening, washing and oxygen stage as well as elemental chlorine-free bleaching plant.
The pads are made of tree-based viscose rayon, fluffed wood pulp (bleached with the elemental chlorine-free process) and sodium polyacrylate super absorber.
According to AET, over the past 15 years there has been a continuing trend toward the lifting of fish advisories and consequent ecosystem recovery; AET credits the trend to the virtual elimination of dioxin discharges resulting from elimination of chlorine in favor of chlorine dioxide in the first stage of chemical pulp bleaching, elemental chlorine-free (ECF).
And the new paper they're printing Natural Life on is elemental chlorine-free and certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), which means it can be traced through a Chain of Custody to environmentally sustainable forests.
Within the industry there is some controversy surrounding the use of either totally chlorine-free (TCF) or elemental chlorine-free (ECF) bleaching, which can also create dioxins.
The biggest winner productwise from the shift from chlorine is sodium chlorate, which serves as the precursor to chlorine dioxide, the primary bleaching agent in elemental chlorine-free (ECF) processes.
In the third stage, the pulp is washed again and bleached using one of several techniques: chlorine, chlorine dioxide (also misleadingly known as elemental chlorine-free) and totally chlorine-free or TCF.
The Elemental Chlorine-Free (ECF) process employed by Phoenix, while touted as a safe bleaching technique, has failed to remove many harmful impurities from the effluent.
Nippon Paper Industries, Tokyo, Japan will equip its kraft pulp production facilities at the Shiraoi Mill, located in Shiraoi-gun, Hokkaido, with an elemental chlorine-free (ECF) bleaching process.
In the mid-1990s, tampon manufacturers switched to "elemental chlorine-free bleaching," reducing the production of dioxin.