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Current concerns about optical radiation safety in fluorescent magnetic particle and penetrant methods.
Ness S; Moss CE
Mater Eval 1996 Mar; 54(3):364-367
As we have seen, changing standards must be well understood before the implementation of safety procedures can be undertaken or existing NDT standards modified to reflect this new information. It is only reasonable to expect that the standard for maximum blacklight exposure will continue to be periodically revised as new information and experience in the use of blacklights and the incidental, visible radiation is gained. Responsible manufacturers of blacklights should keep abreast of new research and information, and inform users of their products correctly and promptly in accordance with these changes.
Testing-equipment; Ultraviolet-radiation; Ultraviolet-light; Magnetic-fields; Magnetic-properties; Standards
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