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Determination of heavy metals in welder's working environment using nuclear analytical methods

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Abstract

Technological process of welding is significant source of pollution of working environment with heavy metals. Evaluation of chemical quality of working environment was made by means of radionuclide X-ray fluorescent analysis and activation analysis with fast neutrons. Welding aerosols were sampled by filtration method on Synpor 4 membrane ultra-filters. For selected types of welding filter metals, determination of heavy metals in aerosols was performed.

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Oláh, Ľ., Tölgyessy, J. Determination of heavy metals in welder's working environment using nuclear analytical methods. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry Letters 93, 43–53 (1985). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02168358

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Keywords

  • Heavy Metal
  • Filtration
  • Welding
  • Radionuclide
  • Activation Analysis