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The 3rd variation of this common reference paintings has grown to maintain speed with our increasing wisdom of this very important topic, and may now include 5 volumes. such a lot chapters which seemed within the moment version were revised. New chapters hindrance themselves mainly with facets of air caliber administration equivalent to facts dealing with, emission stock, mathematical modeling, and keep watch over technique research; international toxins and its tracking; and extra designated realization to pollutants from vehicles and incinerators.
Volume V bargains with legislation, rules, and criteria bearing on pollution; the ideas, tactics, and association types for administering them; and the strength and fiscal ramifications of pollution controls

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C o m m e r c i a l " m e t e r p r o v e r s " a r e available b u t a r e n o t generally 22 E. R. H E N D R I C K S O N Manometer Carboy Saturator Rate clamp Vh clamp Waste Shut-off Weigh Meter under test FIG. 8. M e t h o d of calibration for gas m e t e r s s u g g e s t e d by A S T M . f o u n d in t h e o r d i n a r y laboratory. It may be possible to obtain t h e use of o n e from a gas c o m p a n y . A n o t h e r simple way of calibrating m e a s u r i n g devices is as shown in Fig.

R. HENDRICKSON 1. Fiber Filters E x a m p l e s of these i n c l u d e wood fiber p a p e r of various g r a d e s ; p a p e r s o r mats m a d e of o t h e r cellulose fibers, mineral wool, plastic, o r glass fibers; a n d asbestos mats. T h e filter p a p e r ordinarily used in the analytical laboratory is n o t too suitable for air sampling. Most of t h e fibers a r e of too large a size a n d of t h e w r o n g s h a p e , a n d it is difficult to cond u c t particle size analysis o n t h e collected sample.

A m o r e suitable plastic is polytetrafluoroethylene o r polychlorotrifluoroethylene. It is m o r e expensive t h a n most o t h e r plastics, however. Polyvinyl c h l o r i d e s h o u l d also be suitable as an inlet t u b e for m a n y of t h e c o m m o n cont a m i n a n t s . B o t h polyvinyl c h l o r i d e a n d r u b b e r have b e e n f o u n d to be unsuitable for S 0 , H F , a n d o z o n e . M a n y of these plastics m a y b e obtained with a p i g m e n t such as c a r b o n black, which gives t h e m g r e a t e r resistance to d e s t r u c t i o n by e x p o s u r e to light a n d heat.

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