beryllium


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Synonyms for beryllium

a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element

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Increasing spending in defence and aerospace sectors is expected to emerge as a primary growth driving factor for the global Beryllium Aluminum Alloy market during the forecast period.
The proposed beryllium rule was published in the Federal Register in August and public comments are being accepted through Nov.
Prudence dictates limitation of further beryllium exposure in both ABD and CBD.
Beryllium is an extremely light, but exceedingly strong metal that is used in a variety of consumer goods ranging from cell phones and golf clubs to dental fixtures.
Hundreds of weapons workers have developed chronic beryllium disease (CBD), a sometimes-fatal lung disease associated with breathing tiny amounts of the metal.
Once the neutron beam reflects from the monochromator, it passes through 10 cm of 5 cooled beryllium to remove the [lambda]/2 component of the beam.
An agency database OSHA created more than 5 years ago indicates that as many as 1,000 current and former compliance officers may have been exposed to beryllium levels up to several hundred times higher than permissible levels.
Current exposure limits may not be adequate to protect against chronic beryllium lung disease.
Beryllium causes Chronic Beryllium Disease and cancer.
Nishiizumi and Caffee explain in the October 12, 2001, issue of Science how they used several acid baths to liberate radioactive isotopes of beryllium, aluminum, and chlorine from the soil particles and then measured the quantities of the atoms.
The turnout provided evidence of the depth of local concern among former workers who once handled radioactive materials, beryllium and silica after federal officials initially balked at aggressively serving the region because of a perceived lack of interest.
The Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 establishes a program to provide compensation to employees of the Department of Energy, its contractors and subcontractors, and companies that provided beryllium to the Department of Energy and nuclear weapons employers.
Worldwide Computer Products News-27 March 2001-Virata's Beryllium processor to power Toshiba's Mobile Office Solution (C)1995-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Based on new scientific information, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued an alert to workers that says the current permissible exposure limits for beryllium may be too high.
THE USE OF rapid solidification techniques to form beryllium alloys might mean a resurgence of popularity for the metal.