Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 103, Issue 6, pp 373–378 | Cite as

Collection of airborne125I on open-cell polyurethane foam sorbent

  • V. Balgavá
  • T. Nezkusilová
  • Š. Palágyi
Article

Abstract

Open-cell polyurethane foam cylinders have been used for collecting radioiodine in the vent of a labelled compound producing plant. The cylinders were unimpregnated or impregnated with Alamine 336 with or without stable elemental iodine dissolved. A collection efficiency of about 90% has been obtained for impregnated foam cylinders.

Keywords

Physical Chemistry Foam Inorganic Chemistry Iodine Polyurethane 

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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Balgavá
    • 1
  • T. Nezkusilová
    • 1
  • Š. Palágyi
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Radioecology and Applied Nuclear TechniquesKošiceCzechoslovakia

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