How to use Asbestos in a sentence
Rock crystal and asbestos are still found in the district of Paphos.
Asbestos was formerly mined in the western and south-western parts of the state.
Cylinders, tanks and independent boilers should be encased in a non-conducting material such as silicate cotton, thick felt or asbestos composition.
They usually take the form of cast iron open stoves fitted with a number of Bunsen burners which heat perforated lumps of asbestos.
With another form of gas stove coke is used in place of the perforated asbestos; the fire is started with the gas, which, when the coke is well alight, may be dispensed with, and the fire kept up with coke in the usual way.Advertisement
Dennstedt, which was first proposed in 1902, the substance is vaporized in a tube containing at one end platinum foil, platinized quartz, or platinized asbestos.
The metal to be tested was prepared in the form of a ring, upon which were wound primary and secondary coils of copper wire insulated with asbestos.
To prevent the bottom of the apparatus being knocked out by the impact of the substance, a layer of sand, asbestos or sometimes mercury is placed in the tube.
Experiments have also been made with a device in which the air-supply is obtained by the evaporation of liquid air absorbed in asbestos.
A perforated cone, similarly coated with asbestos and fitted into a conical funnel, is sometimes employed.Advertisement
Copper and asbestos are the principal mineral products of that part of Quebec included in the region now under description, although many other minerals are known and already worked to some extent.
Magnesium is found widely distributed in nature, chiefly in the forms of silicate, carbonate and chloride, and occurring in the minerals olivine, hornblende, talc, asbestos, meerschaum, augite, dolomite, magnesite, carnallite, kieserite and kainite.
Lignite occurs at many points around Coimbra, Leiria and Santarem; asphalt abounds near Alcobaca; phosphorite, asbestos and sulphur are common south of the Tagus.
Among its industrial establishments are rolling mills, tube and pipe works, furnaces, steel mills, a brass foundry, and manufactories of electrical railway supplies, boxes, asbestos coverings, enamel work and ice.
The lead sulphate, re-precipitated in the filtrate by an excess of sulphuric acid and alcohol, is then filtered on an asbestos felt in a Gooch crucible, washed with dilute sulphuric acid and alcohol, ignited, and weighed.Advertisement
Enclosures of other minerals (rutile, chlorite, haematite, gothite, actinolite, asbestos and many others) are extremely frequent in crystals of quartz.
Rising from the plains are chains of isolated flat-topped hills such as the Karree Bergen, the Asbestos mountains and Kuruman hills, comparatively unimportant ranges.
The pre-Cape rocks of the northern region occur in the Campbell Rand, Asbestos mountains, Matsap and Langebergen, and in the Schuftebergen.
Asbestos is mined near Prieska, in which neighbourhood there are also nitrate beds.
Winkler showed that this division was best obtained by soaking asbestos with a solution of platinum chloride and reducing the platinum to the metallic state, and he described later a specially active kind of "contact substance," prepared from platinum chloride at a low temperature.Advertisement
Minerals which were not mined commercially in 1902 include asbestos, which occurs in Spartanburg and Pickens counties; fullers'-earth; graphite in Spartanburg and Greenville counties; iron ores in the north and north-west portions of the state; iron pyrites in Spartanburg and York counties; talc, bismuth, ochre, pyrites, ' galena, brown coal, malachite, phosphate of lead and barytes.
Anyone who uses your premises, and who disturbs asbestos that has deteriorated or been damaged and releases fibers, can be at risk.
Vehicles Some vehicle brake shoes or pads contain asbestos.
Work which will disturb insulation board, lagging or sprayed asbestos must be carried out by licensed asbestos contractors.
The starting point of the duty is to manage any asbestos in a building, not to remove all asbestos.Advertisement
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In a removal job at a large Birmingham store airborne asbestos outside the work area was measured at 400 times the permitted level.
Two unlicensed cowboys were allowed to strip brown asbestos from old pipework.
Worryingly, large amounts of deadly asbestos have been fly-tipped in the greater London area recently.
Damaged asbestos can be very harmful so it is important that it is dealt with quickly and effectively, please do not ignore it.Advertisement
Although Class 101 vehicles were nominally stripped of blue asbestos by BR, residual traces should be assumed in all cases.
Asbestos cement One of the most common uses of asbestos cement One of the most common uses of asbestos in the home is in asbestos cement products.
The regulations also extended the existing prohibition on the supply and use of products containing amphibole asbestos to those containing chrysotile.
The main types of asbestos diseases asbestosis A disabling and ultimately fatal scarring of the lungs causing severe breathlessness and chest pains.
Showing asbestos from a conveyor belt being loaded into sacks.Advertisement
Apparently, the roof had to be painted brown by order of the local council, rather than the natural green of the asbestos.
A former caretaker at the school confirmed that ceilings in the school were made from asbestos tiles.
Even published studies are now agreeing that in the pleura they find more chrysotile, mainly short fibers, than other types of asbestos.
A revetted component store with corrugated asbestos cladding still stands in a wooded area to the west of the high explosive magazines.
Documents cited by the EWG authors showing the complicity of major asbestos defendants and their insurers in the American asbestos epidemic are disturbing.Advertisement
These licensed contractors have to follow regulations to ensure asbestos is safely removed.
Asbestos disease victims should not be caricatured as part of the compensation culture.
Most of these cases could be due to other sources of asbestos exposure, mainly domestic or environmental.
Asbestos can lay dormant without causing any adverse effects for many years.
He spoke of the laggers mixing asbestos in 40 gallon drums.Advertisement
Exposure to blue or brown asbestos dust can cause mesothelioma, a tumor of the pleura, which is the lining of the lung.
Exposure to asbestos can also cause a benign pleural effusion.
Foam and coat totally encapsulates Asbestos giving a fully adhered seamless roofing system.
In our population 62% of cases could be attributed to occupational asbestos exposure.
New Lords ruling could put asbestos claims at risk Workers who develop cancer from asbestos exposure will have to fight harder to prove liability.Advertisement
Plastic floor tiles, cushion flooring, roofing felts, ropes, and blankets can also contain asbestos.
Red brick with granite and slate rubble stone gable ends and brick coped gables with asbestos type roof.
The most common problem occurs when householders want to demolish an old garage with asbestos roofing.
Asbestos was once heralded as the greatest building material available to those in the construction industries.
Other asbestos widows condemned government inaction, saying that if action had been taken sooner their husbands would not have died.
The use of asbestos for thermal insulation was banned in 1986.
Loft or cavity wall insulation does not contain asbestos.
He worked dismantling pipes lagged with asbestos and on land removing asbestos lagged with asbestos and on land removing asbestos lagging.
He worked dismantling pipes lagged with asbestos and on land removing asbestos lagging.
Knocking off old lagging does not fit within any of them as readily as does mixing asbestos to form new lagging.
I have some lino in my kitchen which is backed with asbestos paper.
The effects of asbestos related illness particularly malignant mesothelioma which is a terminal illness is obviously devastating upon the individual and their family.
The lungs ' defense cells attempt to destroy the asbestos particles, but the body's defense mechanisms are unable to break them down.
A few months ago he contracted mesothelioma, a rare form of lung cancer whose only known cause is asbestos.
The way in which asbestos causes mesothelioma is not known.
Virtually all cases of pleural mesothelioma are caused by exposure to asbestos fibers.
Most people with malignant mesothelioma have worked on jobs where they breathed asbestos.
Former Gloucester Wagon Works employe Terence Lamb, from Cheltenham, died on 19 January this year from the asbestos cancer mesothelioma.
Does your building have aging sheet metal or asbestos roofs or leaks?
Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral which can be found in a wide variety of bedrock, usually only in tiny quantities.
A mineral compound, asbestos is the common name for a group of six naturally occurring fibrous minerals found in certain rock formations.
Asbestos is a naturally occurring, fibrous silicate mineral.
The regulations do not impose an obligation to remove asbestos in all cases of discovery.
Compensation for asbestos and other occupational disease in this country is low.
Baron is the attorney representing plaintiffs alleging that the Smith family had illegally diverted asbestos liability funds.
Other causes include drinking excessive amounts of alcohol and exposure to inhaled chemical pollutants, such as paint fumes or asbestos fibers.
Due to their expanding portfolio of clients they are now looking to recruit 3-4 Asbestos Air Monitoring Technicians / Analysts in Northern Ireland.
He knew that he wanted to work with asbestos, but the cost of the compulsory training course was proving financially prohibitive.
As children they played by the Hessian bales of asbestos at the nearby railhead and played on the open tips around Harridge mill.
Oftel does not accept that an additional charge for asbestos removal should be raised.
Newcomers to the asbestos issue will recall how the company reneged on a court-approved agreement to compensate South African asbestos claimants.
For instance half mask dust respirators are not suitable for asbestos stripping work.
The procedure is basically the same as that for asbestos cement roofing.
Official concern has been raised about large piles of crushed rubble on the site of the former Turner Brothers asbestos factory.
Nevertheless, the Court was convinced of the increased risk of injury caused by Culkin's exposure to asbestos and upheld the 1993 ruling.
About half the passive samplers had measurable levels of asbestos by TEM.
This is in the karoo, flat scrubland with the Asbestos Mountains in the distance.
The walls were units of resin bonded plywood covered with asbestos sheeting.
The aluminum silicates comprising asbestos are relatively benign if not in nanoscale form and not breathed in or contacted directly in nanoscale form.
The paint on my asbestos soffit boards is flaking badly.
Asbestos cladding to the structural steelwork was later revealed.
All of our surveyors carry the BIOH P402 qualification, the recognized industry standard for asbestos surveying.
The Authority currently employs 3 fully qualified asbestos surveyors who report directly to the Asbestos Co-ordinator.
A picture of race day in Wittenoom showed horses running on a blue track made from asbestos tailings.
Nestled within the picturesque wooded valley is the site of what was the world's largest asbestos textile factory.
Anyone who has pleural thickening can be at higher risk of asbestos related diseases.
Certainly, anyone whose cigar explodes, or in whose pipe tobacco shredded asbestos is found, should have a remedy.
Many people warned that Peto's previous work grossly underestimated the extent of the risk from asbestos.
Asbestos miners and workers in Africa have been largely unprotected from the dangers of asbestos fibers during their working lives.
Some of the liquid covering a grass verge had also dried out during the summer causing asbestos fibers to be released into the air.
Eventually payments were made to some English asbestos disease victims who could prove they had been exposed to Manville products.
You can also contact us for information on hazardous waste like asbestos.
It may be prepared by distilling fuming sulphuric acid, or concentrated sulphuric acid over phosphorus pentoxide, or by the direct union of sulphur dioxide with oxygen in the presence of a catalyst, such as platinized asbestos (see Sulphuric Acid).
The minerals known to exist are - alum, antimony, arsenic, asbestos, boracide, chrome, coal, copper, emery, fuller's earth, gold, iron, kaolin, lead, lignite, magnetic iron, manganese, meerschaum, mercury, nickel, rock-salt, silver, sulphur and zinc. The vegetation varies with the climate, soil and elevation.
Quite often, those who are diagnosed with pleural plaques do not initially recollect where they had asbestos exposure.
Therefore, Oftel does not agree with LLUO 's contention that BT should not charge for the removal of asbestos.
Nevertheless, the Court was convinced of the increased risk of injury caused by Culkin 's exposure to asbestos and upheld the 1993 ruling.
Asbestosis is a scarring of the lung caused by prolonged or heavy exposure to asbestos.
The six types of asbestos are chrysotile, crocidolite, amosite, anthophyllite asbestos, tremolite asbestos, and actinolite asbestos.
Many people warned that Peto 's previous work grossly underestimated the extent of the risk from asbestos.
There is a type of insulation called vermiculite insulation which contains asbestos in some instances.
There is a possibility the adhesive itself contains asbestos.
If the vinyl tiles are older, have them tested for asbestos before you begin the removal process.
If the tiles are from the 70s or earlier, there is a good chance they contain asbestos.
When it is torn out, the asbestos particles can get into the air.
Breathing in the asbestos holds the potential to be hazardous to your health.
If the tiles contain asbestos, it's best to let a professional handle the removal process.
It will cost more money, but it reduces your exposure to the asbestos risk.
Old vinyl floor tiles from the 1970's and earlier may contain asbestos.
If flooring is older, it is a good idea to get it tested for asbestos content before attempting removal.
It is best to get an expert to remove asbestos flooring to ensure safe handling.
If your tiles are very old, and were installed prior to the 1970's, there is a chance that the adhesive contains asbestos.
To check for asbestos, you'll need to measure the tiles.
Asbestos tiles were produced in 9-inch and 13-inch sizes.
You can install new tile or a floating floor right over them to seal in the asbestos dust, or you can contact your town's city hall to find an expert to remove them.
Old vinyl tiles and adhesive may contain asbestos.
Studies have established links between environmental toxins, such as asbestos, and cancer.
Asbestos has been found in New South Wales in the Gundagai Bathurst and Broken Hill districts - in the last-mentioned district in considerable quantities.
The whole was wrapped in several coverings of asbestos and placed in a glass vessel from which the air was partially exhausted, additional precautions being taken to guard against oxidation of the iron.
The magnetometric method was employed, and the metals, in the form of ovoids, were heated by a specially designed burner, fed with gas and air under pressure, which directed 90 fine jets of flame upon the asbestos covering the ovoid.
In the case of liquids containing strong acids or alkalis, which the paper cannot withstand, a plug of carefully purified asbestos or glass-wool (spun glass) is often employed, contained in a bulb blown as an enlargement on a narrow "filtertube."
By means of a piece of stretched rubber tubing, this crucible is supported in the mouth of an ordinary funnel which is connected with an exhausting apparatus; and water holding in suspension fine scrapings of asbestos, purified by boiling with strong hydrochloric acid and washing with water, is run through it, so that the perforated bottom is covered with a layer of felted asbestos.
Of the less important minerals, Canada is the world's chief producer of asbestos and corundum.
There is some roofing slate along the Rogue river, natural cement, nickel ore, bismuth and wolframite in Douglas county, gypsum in Baker county, fire-clay in Clatsop county, borate of soda on the marsh lands of Harney county, infusorial earth and tripoli in the valley of the Deschutes river, chromate of iron in Curry and Douglas counties, molybdenite in Union county, bauxite in Clackamas county, borate of lime in Curry county, manganese ore in Columbia county, and asbestos in several of the southern and eastern counties.
A skip loaded with waste asbestos insulation material made a 40-mile round trip from Wolverhampton to Telford releasing fibers all the way.