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Re: [SLUG] OT - disposing of CRT tubes.
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] OT - disposing of CRT tubes.
- From: jam@xxxxxxxxx
- Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2005 14:29:23 +0800
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On Thursday 08 December 2005 12:05, slug-request@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > Anyone know if there's any special disposal considerations for electron
> > accelerators (tubes)?
> I was under the impression that CRT glass was leaded glass and therefore
> needed special treatment, and because there was an oversupply of it,
> they were charging for disposal.
I was under the impression that the lead compounds in lead glass were in a
eutectic alloy and thus the lead in Austrian Lead Cut Glass champaign glasses
was no more significant than the chlorine in salt. Any chemists care to