mercury-vapor lamp

(redirected from Mercury vapor)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to mercury-vapor lamp

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

References in periodicals archive ?
Also a gaseous discharge light, mercury vapor lamps emit a blue-white color and are generally considered more efficient than incandescent lamps.
Legislation is certainly needed to specifically protect both workers and consumers from the risks of mercury vapor that escapes from broken fluorescent lamps," said Brad J.
In short, it was our evaluation of the scientific information on mercury toxicity that made us decide that a comparison of ingested methyl mercury and inhaled mercury vapor was valid and useful.
A screening environmental investigation on 27 July with a Jerome mercury vapor analyzer (MVA) measured 27 [micro]g/[m.
homes were scanned for contamination by using a real-time mercury vapor analyzer (RA-915+; Ohio Lumex Company; Twinsburg, Ohio).
18 NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, may have inhaled "potentially hazardous" amounts of mercury vapor.
In March 1995, a private consultant for the tenants' association found detectable levels of mercury vapor in units on all five floors.
VaporLok Products has enabled this program as the inventor and producer of the first and only bag proven effective in containing mercury vapor from broken fluorescent lamps.
A total of 58 residential structures were monitored for indoor mercury vapor concentrations; unsafe indoor air levels of mercury (> 15 [micro]g/[m.
Due to the new Federal EPA regulations on fluorescent and mercury vapor lamps, which went into effect on January 6th, 2000, most non-residential facilities are now required to properly dispose of their lamps.
mercury in high pressure in mercury vapor lamps (HPMV) (vapor lamps), expiry 04/13/2015
As a first step in assessing this phenomenon, we compared mercury vapor concentration in common areas of residential buildings versus outdoor air, in two New Jersey cities where mercury is available and is used in cultural practices.
Because of this mercury vapor exposure, chelation therapy with dimercaprol was initiated in the patients.
A number of these "next generation" patents have been filed as provisional applications by the Company in 2003 and 2004 and products have been developed and tested including an air pollution control patent to treat mercury vapor emissions from coal fired furnace power plants.
The Model 3310 Mercury Calibrator generates elemental mercury vapor continuously using fundamental physical principles.