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The demand for beryllium aluminum alloy is expected to witness a steady growth during the forecast period in turn resulting in a steady growth of global beryllium aluminum alloy market.
Workers exposed to beryllium can develop chronic beryllium disease, a potentially disabling and fatal respiratory disease.
Differences in disease presentation and progression are likely influenced by the solubility of the beryllium compound involved.
Protective and low emissivity coatings are often desirable for optical, structural and electronic applications for beryllium metal and aluminum beryllium composite products.
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.
Beryllium will Bragg reflect neutrons whose wavelengths are less than 0.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is finding that a significant percentage of its inspectors have become sensitized by exposure to beryllium, an extremely toxic metal that can cause an often-fatal lung disease, according to a report in the Chicago Tribune.
The DOE has a special interest in controlling the hazards of beryllium because of its widespread use in nuclear operations and processes.
Electronic scrap can contain the following hazardous materials: asbestos, cadmium, lead, thallium, beryllium, arsenic, gallium arsenide, antimony, bismuth, chromium, hexavalent chromium, cobalt, nickel, tin, ,selenium, lithium, PCBs, PCNs, radium bromide tubes, krypton tubes and zinc.
Beryllium is a metal with a limited number of high-tech uses in civilian industry, but is mostly used in defense applications and is a vital component in a nuclear bomb.
The Beryllium Group LLC increased beryllium oxide reserves at their Warm Springs beryllium deposit by 132K lb during their 2001 drilling program.