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Air PBR 106.392: Thermoset Resin Facilities

Facilities using thermoset resins to manufacture or repair products are permitted by rule. Links to relevant forms, guidance, and rules.

Facilities using thermoset resins to manufacture or repair products are permitted by rule if they meet the conditions stated in Title 30, Texas Administrative Code (30 TAC), Section 106.392 , and meet the general conditions stated in 30 TAC Section 106.4 .

Facilities that use only resins that do not emit air contaminants are not subject to the conditions of this permit by rule (PBR).

Note: All PBR checklists that are made available to the public are optional and are not required forms. These checklists are provided for your convenience only.

To operate under this PBR, you must (1) submit a claim before construction begins and (2) keep records as described below.

Complete our PBR Applicability Checklist, TCEQ Form - 10149, to find out whether your facility meets the general conditions for a PBR.

To determine if your facilities meets the specific requirements of this PBR, complete the 106.392 Checklist, TCEQ Form – 10132.

If your facility cannot comply with the conditions indicated in these checklists, see Types of New Source Review Authorizations for other options.

Claiming a Permit by Rule

Registration of a facility under a PBR can be performed by completing a Form PI-7 "Registration for Permits by Rule" or a Form PI-7-CERT, "Certification and Registration for Permits by Rule."

A checklist has been developed by the TCEQ to assist staff in determining whether a facility or project meets all of the applicable requirements. The use of this checklist is not mandatory; however, it is the responsibility of each applicant to show how a facility being claimed under a PBR meets all of the general and specific requirements. If all PBR requirements cannot be met, a facility will not be allowed to operate under the PBR, and an application for a construction permit may be required under 30 TAC Chapter 116, Section 116.110(a). It is recommended that this checklist be used by applicants and a copy submitted with any registration to expedite review. If the checklist is used, check the most appropriate answer and include any additional information in the spaces provided. If additional space is needed, please include an extra page and reference the question number.

Fees of either $100 or $450 are required for any new or updated PBR registration. Please see fact sheet for additional details.


Under 30 TAC Section 106.8 , your records must identify the rules under which your facility is operating. Under this PBR, you must also keep records of resin and usage to demonstrate compliance for a rolling 24-month period as explained below. Be sure you keep at least these records:

  • a copy of Section 106.4
  • a copy of Section 106.392
  • records of resin and acetone usage on both a monthly basis and a calendar year–to-date basis
  • any other records that you believe would document compliance with these rules

These records must be kept on site and readily available on request for inspection by the TCEQ or any air pollution control program that has jurisdiction. If you have questions about the type of records you should keep, contact the Air Program in the TCEQ regional office that serves your county.

Questions? We Can Help

If you have questions about this or any other PBR, contact us:
phone: 512/239-1250