Books about Johns-Manville's Transite Asbestos-Cement Products, including Manuals and Catalogs
Transite was Johns-Manville's trade name for asbestos-cement. Transite building boards and transite pipe were two of the common products.
Sound Control and Thermal Insulation of Buildings (1966)
Perforated Asbestos Cement Board Panels from Armstrong Cork Co, Elof Hansson Inc, Wood Conversion Co, Johns-Manville, Wood Conversion Co, and The Celotex Co.
Installation Guide for Transite Pressure Pipe (1950)
Johns-Manville. This manual has instructions for working with Transite Pressure Pipe.
Plant Engineer's Manual and Guide (1976)
Givaudan Corporation. Asbestos products mentioned: Haveg 41, Haveg 61, Chemtite PB, Furane resins impregnated with asbestos, White & Blue asbestos, Transite, and shingles.
Flat Transite Asbestos Sheets and Transite Walls Documentation
Describes many uses for asbestos sheets and for transite walls.
Transite Pressure Pipe Documentation (1949)
Transite Pressure Pipe used in waterworks throughout the United States.
Transite Flue Pipe Documentation (1950)
Describes transite flue pipe as being made out of asbestos and cement. Pictures of installations and application instructions.
Johns-Manville Documentation: Transite Building Sewer Pipe (1953)
Transite Building Sewer Pipe was designed for house connection service. Transite pipe could be machined on the job.
Johns-Manville Documentation: Corrugated Transite
Corrugated transite for roofing, siding, and partitioning. Suggested uses were oil refineries, railroads, warehouses, airports, etc.
Johns-Manville Documentation on Trancell
Trancell, an asbestos product, was used for housing electrical equipment. Transite also described as containing asbestos.
Imperial Damper Company Inc Advertisement
Dampers made with transite.
Genuine Wopper Jaw Slip Jackets Catalog
Some of their products contained transite.
Transite Pipes for the Home - Advertisement
1950s. Johns-Manville. Transite pipes are described as asbestos-cement. Sewer pipe, air duct, & vent pipe.
Johns-Manville Corrulux Catalog (1960)
Skylight installation details show the use of asbestos and transite.
Draft Control Products Brochure
Walker Venturi-Top fits transite pipe.
Johns-Manville Documentation: Transite Smoke Jacks
About Transite smoke jacks and smoke ducts used in locomotive roundhouses.
Johns-Manville Documentation: Transite Pipe (1 Sheet) (1953)
Describes types and uses of transite pipe, an asbestos containing pipe.
Installation Guide for Transite Ring-Tite Pressure Pipe (1960)
Johns-Manville Manual. Information on cutting pipe while its dry, no safety procedures mentioned regarding asbestos.