asbestos blanket

asbestos blanket

[as′bes·təs ‚blaŋ·kət]
(materials)
Asbestos fibers (alone or in combination with other fibers) stitched, bonded, or woven into flexible blanket form; used for high-temperature insulation or for fire barriers.

asbestos blanket

Asbestos fibers (alone or in combination with other fibers) stitched, bonded, or woven into flexible blanket form; used for high-temperature insulation or for fire and flame barriers.
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If you're an Old Firm supporter and disgusted by Tynecastle director of sport Anatoly Korobochka and his attempts to sink Celtic in the Champions League, then the official Hotline asbestos blanket had be put over your fiery words for fear of a blaze.
If so, you should know that many old boilers are insulated with an asbestos blanket or asbestos paper tape, according to the U.
In the writ, Mr Cook's lawyer, Peter Cowan, alleges he was exposed to asbestos dust and fibres at the scenes of fires, while carrying out maintenance work on fire service property and while using asbestos blankets and gauntlets to extinguish blazes.
Before he died Mr McMillan described the conditions he was exposed to with asbestos lagged pipe work in a very poor state of repair in the screens room and asbestos blankets which covered the dryer where he worked.
Workingwithout amask, one of his jobs included scraping congealed asbestos off pipes while another saw him handling heat-resistant asbestos blankets.
He sued South Yorkshire Fire Service, blaming asbestos blankets used on chimney fires and training in ducts containing asbestos-lagging.
He sued his former employers, claiming he had contracted the cancer while using asbestos blankets to put out chimney fires and performing training drills in ducts containing asbestos-lagged pipes in the 1970s.