asbestos insulation

asbestos insulation

[as′bes·təs ‚in·sə′lā·shən]
(materials)
A material composed of asbestos fibers bonded with mixtures of clay or sodium silicate; used as thermal insulation for temperatures above 1500°F (816°C).
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Graham said that the company's owner testified that it stopped selling asbestos insulation in 1973, but invoices submitted to Firestone contradicted that claim.
He was a gas engineer and came into contact with asbestos rope and asbestos insulation, often inspecting boilers, pipework and chemical vessels.
Please find attached documentation for a quick quote competition to remove asbestos insulation board (AIB) ceilings from the house porches at 1-17 Carmane Close, Peel.
It is feared survivors, police, medics and salvage workers are at risk of cancers from asbestos insulation in wrecked buildings.
According to his family, Michael often spoke about spending large amounts of time in the 'churn room' which contained various pipes, vales and equipment lagged with asbestos insulation.
Of greatest concern is asbestos insulation board that was extensively used in walls, ceilings, heaters and door and window surrounds of thousands of schools where it is highly vulnerable to disturbance and damage."
A STOCKTON social club has been fined more than PS2,000 after its members removed asbestos insulation boards from the club's store room ceiling themselves.
The removal of asbestos insulation is extremely dangerous, as it can disturb asbestos fibres and make them airborne, and those who do the work must have a licence and adhere to strict safety regulations.
Asbestos insulation boards were cut up on site whilst Mr Burns, who died aged 75, was present.
Asbestos insulation boards were cut up at the university while Mr Burns was present.

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