Effect of Gamma Radiation on the Physical Properties of Elastics

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This article presents data on the effects of gamma radiation on the physical properties of a number of different classes of plastics materials of construction which were screened to determine their capabilities and limitations for service in applications where ionizing radiation exists. The irradiations were carried out in air at ambient temperature at normal atmospheric pressure to various gamma radiation doses up to 1*10^9 r depending upon the stability of the materials to radiation exposure. The different classes of materials and materials within a class are compared.

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Harrington, Robert January 20, 1961.

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  • Main Title: Effect of Gamma Radiation on the Physical Properties of Elastics
  • Series Title: HW (Series)
  • Series Title: Hanford Works Reports
  • Added Title: Hanford Works Report HW-61923

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This article presents data on the effects of gamma radiation on the physical properties of a number of different classes of plastics materials of construction which were screened to determine their capabilities and limitations for service in applications where ionizing radiation exists. The irradiations were carried out in air at ambient temperature at normal atmospheric pressure to various gamma radiation doses up to 1*10^9 r depending upon the stability of the materials to radiation exposure. The different classes of materials and materials within a class are compared.

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Harrington, Robert. Effect of Gamma Radiation on the Physical Properties of Elastics, report, January 20, 1961; Washington D.C.. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1255136/: accessed March 2, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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