use of polystyrene nanospheres in SNF

Ed Myers edmyers at
Wed Jun 6 07:31:51 PDT 2007


Polystyrene spheres have been used in the facility, but where they 
are allowed is heavily regulated.  The SpecMat committee and I will 
have to see your proposed process flow before a decision can be 
made.  The process flow should include all of your process steps and 
the requested equipment.


At 10:26 PM 6/5/2007, David Gutierrez wrote:
>I am emailing in regards to a proposed material that we plan to 
>bring into SNF during the summer. Part of the project that we will 
>be working on will involve the use of polystyrene nanospheres for 
>use during one of the process steps.
>My group members and I are wondering whether this material can be 
>allowed to be brought into SNF. I am attaching the MSDS provided by 
>the company (Duke Scientific) that describes the material.
>These polystyrine nanospheres come in 15ml containers and are in a 
>water solution. The individual polystyrene nanospheres will be in 
>the range of about 300-500nm for the purposes that we are trying to use.
>This project will be part of E342: MEMS Fabrication for the summer 
>quarter. Please contact us at your earliest convenience to determine 
>whether we can proceed with the proposed plan, or if we have to find 
>alternate solutions.
>David E. Gutierrez
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