The main topic is to find energy cost saving item and implementation method in the pretreatment process at the paint production plant. The paper presents explanation of experiment with temperature reduction and its influence on the quality and steam consumption. By reduction of the temperature by 3 °C we can save 10 % of steam. During experiment it was found an alternative source of heat for the degreasing process, in the form of recuperation waste heat from the oven.Keywords: Degreasing, cost saving, steel, paint, steam, implementation
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