[opendtv] Re: EU and CRTs

  • From: "negrjp" <negrjp@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "opendtv" <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2006 20:16:48 -0300

Hi, All!

About CEE RoHs, a little question (it make sense like a joke):

How to blocking X-rays , Gamma Rays when to handle radioactive materials 
without Lead Walls?

Jonas,

from Brazil



> Thanks!
>
> I, too, think SED is wonderful, but I first thought that about five
> years ago, when I first saw its pictures. How long will we have to wait?
>
> TTFN,
> Mark
>
>
> Jeroen Stessen wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > Mark Schubin:
> > > I'm trying to get a handle on why the RoHS and WEEE are supposed to be
> > > putting an end to professional CRT-based monitors.
> >
> > If apparently it isn't for the lead contained in the glass (which
> > is in a very inert form anyway, and therefore relatively safe)
> > then it must be for something else. Maybe it's the lead in the
> > solder joints on the PCB, and the manufacturer has not yet switched
> > to a lead-free solder process. (Not so trivial.)
> > Or maybe it's the cadmium in the phosphors, I seem to recall that
> > when we switched to cadmium-free red phosphor the color point
> > deviated further from EBU-red. Or maybe it's something in the
> > shadow mask, or fire retardants in the cabinet, or ..., or ...
> > It could be any number of things, no point in guessing.
> >
> > This message seems to hint at a worthy successor to the CRT:
> >
> > http://news.com.com/2100-1041_3-6122031.html?part=rss&tag=6122031&subj=news
> >
> >
> > Greetings,
> > -- Jeroen
> >
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> > |
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> > Technologies |
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> > +-------------------------------+------------------------------------------+
>
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