mineral fiber


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mineral fiber

A fiber manufactured from glass, rock, or slag (with or without a binder) generally for use in fabricating heat insulation.
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220 m mineral fiber and sheet metal sheathing or with approx.
It could be mineral fiber insulation boards (aka "stone wool").
Elucidating MOAs for the various health effects induced by asbestos is critical to fully understanding the impact of mineral fiber type, dimensions, and morphology on potential to induce toxicity.
Erionite, a naturally occurring mineral fiber similar to asbestos, is found in rock formations and volcanic ash.
31 August 2010 - JCR reiterated today the BBB rating with a "stable" outlook on the senior debts of Japanese mineral fiber boards manufacturer Daiken Corp (TYO:7905).
Scanning electron microscopic analysis of mineral fiber content of lung tissue in the evaluation of diffuse pulmonary fibrosis.
In a typical sand casting line, a stencil made of mineral fiber with a clay and latex binder is fastened to the sand after it has been sprayed with hot-melt glue.
Madison Filter Group produces wet- and dry-filter technology, metal fabrics and ceramic elements for several industries, including paper; wood and mineral fiber panels; non-wovens; chemicals; and pharmaceuticals.
Microsil mineral fiber is a multi-property, functional filler said to have a broad range of end-use applications.
In addition, the emissions from these panels are lethal and many organizations consider man-made mineral fiber ceiling panels as dangerous as asbestos.