mercury-vapor lamp

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ultraviolet lamp that emits a strong bluish light (rich in ultraviolet radiation) as electric current passes through mercury vapor

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LSRO and FDA admit that amalgams release mercury vapor.
Merck developed its mercury vapor technology for use in an environmental remediation process.
Whether the levels of exposure to mercury vapor from dental amalgam are sufficiently high to cause adverse health effects, and exactly what those effects are, continues to be researched and debated by scientists and health officials.
The room should be cool and well ventilated for 24 hours to allow for the release of mercury vapors into the outside air.
Mercury vapor provides lower lumens per watt compared to metal halide and the lamps experience rapid lumen depreciation.
The mercury vapor bulb, marketed as Weiss Wonderlite, supplied the highest PAR values but emitted significant amounts of UV radiation even at ten inches.
Where the old traditional mercury vapor lights retail in the low $20 range, the new merchandise commands retails of $60, with wide margin for retailers, Stringstroh said.
Mercury toxicity is usually linked to industrial exposure, due to inhalation of mercury vapor, which may cause inflammation of large and small airways and can lead to interstitial pneumonitis, a respiratory disorder.
This concern can be further enhanced by a report from Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry, which stated, "Inhalation of mercury vapor is the primary route of exposure to elemental mercury.
CONCLUSIONS: According to our calculations, between 1564 and 1810, an estimated 17,000 metric tons of mercury vapor were emitted from cinnabar smelting in Huancavelica, and an estimated 39,000 metric tons were released as vapor during silver refining operations in Potosi.
Mercury vapor light, for example, is predominantly blue and green with very little red.
Measurements taken last spring by aircraft flying over the Canadian Arctic showed there was almost no mercury vapor in the lowest 1,500 feet of altitude.
Five of the more common light sources are incandescent, fluorescent, mercury vapor, sodium vapor (high pressure and low pressure), and metal halide.
While fluorescent lamps aren't included in this rule, the new study points directly at the need for much stricter legislation regarding the release of mercury vapor.
Contract notice: Supply character somministrativo luminaire for public lighting, equipped with led light source, to be installed in place of those with mercury vapor lamps are located in the streets and public gardens in the town of montespertoli (fi) cig 63331443c2.