[ RadSafe ] coal ash
phils at umich.edu
Wed Sep 2 14:46:04 CDT 2015
To get an idea of what other nasties are in coal fly ash take a look that the analysis of NIST SRM 1633b, Coal Fly Ash. We used this as a primary comparative standard for neutron activation analysis at the UM Ford Nuclear Reactor. Take a look at SRM 1648, Urban Particulate and you will want to wear a full face respirator next time you head downtown! These can be seen in the on-line NIST SRM Catalog.
Assistant Manager (retired)
Ford Nuclear Reactor (now fully decommissioned and license terminated)
University of Michigan
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