Why was radium used in luminous paint?

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Radium - HowStuffWorks "Science"

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RC TRITEC Ltd. : Introduction

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How to Make Glow-in-the-Dark Paint at Home | eHow

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What Is Radium - YouTube

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Radium - Royal Society of Chemistry

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luminous paint -- Encyclopedia Britannica

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Radium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Radium was formerly used in self-luminous paints for watches, ... A typical self-luminous watch that uses radium paint contains around 1 microgram of ...

Radium Dials - Roger Russell

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[ELGIN] Luminous Watch Dial Risks (Radium, Tritium ...

There are three primary ways of identifying what kind of luminous paint is on a dial. ... Luminous radium dials were first used around 1910 before the dangers of ...

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Radium is used in luminous paint (in the form of radium bromide). ... Radium is used in medicine to produce radon gas, used for cancer treatment.

Something about Radium - Hi-Res Images of Chemical Elements

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What Are the Dangers of Luminous Watch Material? | eHow

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Radium - Tripod.com

known, small amounts of it were used in the production of luminous paint, clock dials, ... Another industrial use is to mix radium and beryllium to .

Radium - RationalWiki

Other notable use of radium was in luminous paint used on watch hands, ... which is why they typically only glow for a few minutes after you turn the ...

LUMINOSITY IN WATCHES - KRONOMETRIC

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Commonly available radioactive sources - Jochen's High ...

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Radium - Element information, properties and uses ...

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Radium - David Szondy

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The Radium Girls - Cult of Weird

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Radioluminescent Paint - ORAU

... the first company to produce radioluminescent paint was the Radium Luminous Material Corporation in Newark New Jersey. ... The Use of Radium in Consumer Products.

Radium - HowStuffWorks "Learn How Everything Works!"

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List of Things that Glow in the Dark - About.com Chemistry

This is a glowing radium ... but the decay of the radium provided the energy to light the phosphor used in the paint. ... You'll find tritium in some self-luminous ...

Re: What causes luminous watch dials to glow in the dark?

... the first glow in the dark watches used radium paint. ... electroluminescence is used in glow in the dark watches. ... So why do isotopes decay?

Radium Luminous Devices - Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

transfer or use an unlimited number of radium luminous devices without a licence, provided that: ... • the radium luminous paint on the device