Asbestos Related Books, Catalogs, and Advertisements

Welcome to our website! We specialize in books and other documents that deal with the use of asbestos products or provide information about asbestos hazards. Our inventory includes old medical books and occupational health books dating back to the 1930s that mention asbestosis. Starting in the 1950s, some medical textbooks mention asbestos caused cancer and, beginning in the 1960s, mesothelioma.

Asbestos was used in a wide variety of products and many books and catalogs are available to document its use in building products, valves, piping, automobile parts, airplanes, U.S. Navy ships, and much more. Many of these books recommend sepecific guidelines for the product usage with detailed instructions or diagrams. In addition to books, we also have advertisements and brochures.

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Gilso-Therm Underground Pipe Advertisement

Gilso-Therm Underground Pipe Advertisement
Gilso-Therm can insulate asbestos cement pipe.

Celotex Gypsum Products Catalog

Celotex Gypsum Products Catalog (1947)
Celo-Rok Weatherproof Sheathing use with asbestos shingles is described.

Sound Control and Thermal Insulation of Buildings

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.

Aircraft Welding: Navy Training Courses Navpers 10322-A

Aircraft Welding: Navy Training Courses Navpers 10322-A (1953)
Book about welding airplane parts. Asbestos use mentioned in several chapters. U.S. Navy training manual for the Aviation Structural Mechanic rating.

Mechanical Suspension Systems Catalog

Mechanical Suspension Systems Catalog (1961)
Cement asbestos board used for ceilings.

Vogt Catalog F-11

Vogt Catalog F-11 (1970)
Asbestos used for packings and gaskets.

Republic Filters, Inc. Advertisement

Republic Filters, Inc. Advertisement
Filter media contained asbestos.

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