radiation symbol

radiation symbol

a universal symbol consisting of three red wedges arranged at positions 120 degrees apart around a central red circle on a yellow background. The symbol identifies sources or containers of radioactive materials and areas of potential radiation exposure.
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International radiation symbol
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UNIVERSAL RADIATION SYMBOL

radiation symbol

An international symbol used to indicate radioactive sources, containers for radioactive materials, and areas where radioactive materials are stored and used. The presence of this symbol (a magenta or black propeller on a yellow background) on a sign denotes the need for caution to avoid contamination with or undue exposure to atomic radiation. The wording on the sign varies with the level of potential radiation in the area.
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Tenders are invited for Supply Of Protective Equipment And Radiation Symbol As Per Purchasers Tender Specification Required At Various Places Located In India.
In this book, the orange-alert color scheme, frequent use of adaptations of the radiation symbol, and abundance of exclamation marks give a first impression of urgency.
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A variety of custom color and legend flags, including the international radiation symbol are available.
Since many of these cabinets were in laboratories that displayed the universal radiation symbol on the door, we wanted some assurance that we would not put ourselves in harm's way when monitoring air flows, changing HEPA filters, or making repairs.
Named after the artist, Jean-Pierre Raynaud, it is crowned by a suspended vault of white faience tiles bearing a radiation symbol.
Barrels(srums), 200 ltrs capacity with top open fabricated out of 18 gauge sheet with lid and locking nut bolt with radiation symbol & marking
Drums should be marked ~pp, trombay~ in block letters and radiation symbol in red colour on the outside surface.
In fact, the anti-nuclear sentiments of Vancouverites have become so conspicuous and legendary that when four Greenpeacers were brought to trial in 1989 for spray-painting radiation symbols on a US nuclear-capable aircraft carrier moored in Vancouver harbour, the judge made an uncharacteristically political statement in acquitting them.
Screen printing: Three Radiation symbols in yellow colour with PREFRE-2 shall be printed, two on both side surface and one at top lid as shown in the sketch.