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fume

Occupational medicine A solid suspension resulting from condensation of the products of combustion. See Inhalant Vox populi verbTo be in the midst of a mental mini-meltdown.
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Introduced this year as a companion to its full line of welders, the mobile Chief fume extractor collects weld fumes at their source.
It also features key regulatory information including a recommended approach to implementing weld fume solutions that result in compliance and minimize risk.
Jas Hospitality's current brands include Qbara Restaurant Lounge & Bar and Fume, Pier 7 & Fume, Manzil Downtown Dubai.
The silica fume market has been witnessing steady growth over the past few years, owing to rising demand from building construction and marine structure construction application segments.
In the nose of a mammal, specialized nerve fibres are activated by acidic fumes, stimulating the trigeminal nucleus, a collection of nerves in the brainstem, which in turn elicits physiological and behavioural responses that protect the animal-it will secrete mucus and rub its nose, for example, and withdraw or avoid the acidic fumes.
Water and effluent standards To meet water and effluent quality standards, the company has installed an Effluent Treatment Plant to treat seawater used for scrubbing in the fume treatment plants.
Following proper safety precautions (including a chemical lab coat/apron, safety goggles, and thick butyl gloves), pour out a small amount (10 to 15 mL) of fuming nitric acid and fuming sulfuric acid into separate labeled vials while under the fume hood.
Welding fume litigation has generated and likely will continue to generate insurance coverage questions and disputes.
The company expects that the new product will contribute to the handling of harmful fume and odor in the laser-marking industry, which is soundly growing in recent years.
Choosing architects without this knowledge has resulted in expensive building mistakes that seem almost comical after the fact, like the builder who wanted to put a restaurant-style fume hood in a high school chemistry lab.
Percy Street again a large car park but wait for it, two bus stations inclusive of the already proven fume trap of the Eldon concourse and also the bridge across the road.
The results show that acute asphalt fume exposure did not cause neutrophil infiltration, alter LDH activity or protein content, or affect AM function, suggesting that short-term asphalt fume exposure did not induce acute lung damage or inflammation.