Books and Catalogs with Information on Blue Crocidolite Asbestos Products
Studies have concluded that Crocidolite asbestos is one of the most deadly forms. In the 1950s and 1960s, Crocidolite asbestos was specifically used in packings and gaskets for its acid resisting properties.
Piping Design and Engineering (1951)
Grinnell Company. Asbestos-Cement Pipe, Asbestos Gaskets.
Johns-Manville Documentation: Packings (1952)
Packing Recommendations for Pulp & Paper Mill, and other services. Pump packings recommendations. Types of packing described.
Palmetto Packing Selection Guide and Product Descriptions
Many kinds of palmetto packing listed, including African Blue Asbestos and Chrysotile.
Charlotte Chemical Laboratories Inc. Advertisement
Blue Cape Asbestos for acid resisting gaskets, packing, etc.
Asbestos and Blue African Asbestos Packings.
Johns-Manville Thermomix Advertisement
Late 1960s. Phenolic resin combined with asbestos (chrysotile and crocidolite) for aerospace use.
Palmetto Packings Brochure
Greene, Tweed, & Co. 1960s. Teflon-Asbestos Packing for valves. Both blue and white asbestos packing and more.
U.S. Rod and Plunger Packings Brochure
United States Rubber Company. Valve stem packing, pump packing, and more. Special acid packing made from blue cape asbestos yarn.
Flexitallic Spiral-Wound Gaskets Advertisement
Gaskets made of Canadian Asbestos, Blue African Asbestos and Teflon-Impregnated Asbestos.
Lunkenheimer Valves Catalog 72 (1971)
Valves with teflon impregnated asbestos packing, African blue asbestos packing, graphited asbestos with inconel wire insert, and braided asbestos jacket.
The Chemistry and Therapy of Industrial Pulmonary Diseases (1966)
Amosite, Crocidolite, and Chrysotile asbestos and their dangers are discussed. Mesothelioma and asbestosis.
Inorganic Fibres (1958)
Asbestos Textiles, Asbestos in the Plastics Industry, Asbestos in the Electrical Industry and much more.
Assessment of Airborne Particles: Fundamentals, Applications, and Implications to Inhalation Toxicity (1972)
Inhalation and Biological Effects of Asbestos
Mechanical Packings for Every Purpose: Catalog
The Anchor Packing Company. WWII era reprint.
Seals and Packings (1967)
Formerly owned by Johns-Manville. Asbestos recommendations for joints, gaskets, static seals, etc. Oil, petrochemical, refrigerants, acid, chemical applications.
Lunkenheimer Valves Catalog No. 60 (1960)
African blue asbestos packing and graphited asbestos packing for valves.