Books and Catalogs Featuring Asbestos Use in Pumps

Asbestos packing and gaskets were common parts of pumps. Asbestos packing was used in centrifugal pump stuffing boxes. Depending on the service, Chrysotile or Crocidolite packing was used.

Centrifugal Pump Application Manual

Centrifugal Pump Application Manual (1959)
Conventional packing described as asbestos. Asbestos packing table lists recommendations such as African blue asbestos.

Durco Pump Engineering Manual

Durco Pump Engineering Manual (1976)
Asbestos Packing & Asbestos Gaskets are used.

Cameron Pump Operators' Data

Cameron Pump Operators' Data (1943)
Asbestos gaskets and packing use mentioned.

Johns-Manville Documentation: Packings

Johns-Manville Documentation: Packings (1952)
Packing Recommendations for Pulp & Paper Mill, and other services. Pump packings recommendations. Types of packing described.

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Pump contained Asbestos/Metallic packing.

Weil Pump Co Condensation Pumps Brochure

Weil Pump Co Condensation Pumps Brochure
1940s. Type SRC Condensation Pump and Receiver contained asbestos packing.

Instructions for the Operation and Maintenance of Pumps

Instructions for the Operation and Maintenance of Pumps (1944)
Asbestos packing used for steam and hot water pumps.

Deming Pumps Commercial Catalog C-54

Deming Pumps Commercial Catalog C-54 (1954)
Asbestos filled copper gasket used in water systems and pumps.

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