Accession Number : AD0800263

Title :   DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, AND OPERATION OF THE AEROSPACE CORPORATION BERYLLIUM TOXIC MATERIALS LABORATORY.

Descriptive Note : Report for Jun 61-Jun 66,

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CA LAB OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s) : Kendall, Ernest G. ; Gardner, Weldon J.

Report Date : JUL 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 41

Abstract : The report describes the design, construction, and operation of a toxic materials facility capable of performing research and development of new materials containing beryllium, e. g., beryllium alloys, BeO, and beryllides. Capabilities include powder handling, hot pressing, vacuum induction melting, arc-melting, isostatic pressing, sintering, and ceramic machining. Health physics controls and safety regulations and practices according to AEC standards are completely described. (Author)

Descriptors :   *TEST FACILITIES), (*LABORATORIES, CONSTRUCTION), (*TOXICITY, (*BERYLLIUM, TOXICITY), BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS, OXIDES, DESIGN, HANDLING, TEST METHODS, HEALTH PHYSICS, MANUFACTURING, SAFETY, MELTING, ARC MELTING, SINTERING, HOT WORKING, MILLING MACHINES, HYGIENE.

Subject Categories : Toxicology
      Metallurgy and Metallography
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE