mercury vapor lamp


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mercury vapor lamp

n.
A lamp in which ultraviolet and yellowish-green to blue visible light is produced by an electric discharge through mercury vapor. The color spectrum may be corrected by the addition of a phosphor coating, and ultraviolet blocking is required to prevent injury.
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A 200 W/" medium pressure mercury vapor lamp or equivilant UV light source is recommended.
Maximum UV absorption occurs in 280 to 360 nanometer range using a 200 Watt/inch medium pressure, mercury vapor lamp.
A 200 watt/inch medium pressure mercury vapor lamp or equivalent UV light source is recommended.
Called the UV Waterworks, it is a stainless steel box containing a low-pressure mercury vapor lamp, like the flourescent lighting found in most office buildings.
Tenders are invited for supply of 250 W Mercury Vapor Lamp, Choke & Sodium Vapour Lamp, Choke & Igniter for Power Houses of this circle Regarding.
Maximum UV absorption occurs in the 280 to 360 nm range using a 200 W/" medium pressure mercury vapor lamp.
For example, HPS lamps for use on mercury vapor lamp ballasts that operate at 10 percent lower power have been described in the literature (Ravi and others 1993).
The mercury vapor lamp produces a lot of UVC," says Dick Stowe, director of technical communications for Fusion UV Systems, Gaithersburg, MD.
Satisfactory curing has been achieved using a 300 W/linear inch medium pressure mercury vapor lamp.
Tenders are invited for High Pressure Mercury Vapor Lamp Uv ,125 Watts,Type-Hgv,Finish-Uv
By replacing a 400-watt mercury vapor lamp with a 150-watt HPS it's possible to obtain more light while reducing energy consumption and cost by more than 60 percent.