surface contamination

surface contamination

[′sər·fəs kən‚tam·ə‚nā·shən]
(nucleonics)
The deposition and attachment of radioactive materials to a surface.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It also describes the fragile state of the city's current drinking water supply due to increasing demand and surface contamination.
Their droppings contain bacteria including E.coli and salmonella and can lead to the spread of infections through surface contamination, inhaling bacteria from dried droppings or being transferred by bird mites, which can bite both people and birds.
In addition, it offers the possibility to add fluorescence analysis, which can be used to detect surface contamination with organic materials such as oils.
The company says this anaerobic adhesive can now cure through light surface contamination and works well on stainless steel and aluminium without an activator, and it has also been made available in pen form that delivers the proven leak-fighting properties of LOCTITE 518 via a roller, making application easier than ever with no waste and less mess.
The significant reduction in surface contamination from ADs found in 2009-2017 in Careggi University Hospital is attributable to:
With solid CO2ice crystals as the jet medium, it gently detaches and removes a whole variety of surface contamination.
The team found that patient safety was affected by environmental threats such as frequent door openings, clutter, poor air quality, surface contamination, and noise, while staff performance and satisfaction were affected by layout, furniture ergonomics, and equipment.
The fully integrated contact-cleaning system utilizes the highly effectiveTeknek Cleaning Core and pre-sheeted adhesive rolls to remove surface contamination down to one micron prior to the printing, coating or laminating process.
In a study conducted in two Portuguese hospitals, the researchers reportedly analyzed 327 wipe samples to test for surface contamination of three drug surrogates.
The current theory of causation is surface contamination with an unusual bacteria that produces inflammation over years' time.

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