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Document ID (ISN)33019
CIS number 80-403
ISSN - Serial title 0465-546X - Medicina y seguridad del trabajo
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Serrano Soriano J.
Title Eye protection against electric arcs
Original title Protección ocular contra arcos eléctricos accidentales [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Apr.-June 1979, Vol.27, No.106, p.31-36. 7 ref.
Abstract Brief description of the different light wavelength in an electric arc (2,000-200nm); maximum permissible values in Spain according to wavelength of UV radiation, which is the most hazardous (e.g. 100mJ/cm2 for 200nm; 1,000mJ/cm2 for 315nm). The efficacy of filter safety glasses and the type of eye protection required for various welding processes are shown in synoptic tables. Brief review of 41 case studies of electric arc photophthalmia.
Descriptors (primary) ultraviolet radiation; electric arc; filter glasses; arc welding and cutting; photophthalmia
Descriptors (secondary) light transmission factor; permissible levels; non-ionizing radiation; case study
Document type -
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Welding and cutting
Non-ionizing radiation
Face and eye protection