Laboratory Catalogs that Feature Asbestos Products
Asbestos was used in laboratories and both students and professionals may have been exposed to it. Many scientific supply catalogs featured asbestos products like asbestos cloth, cement, paper, gloves, and mittens. Asbestos was even one of the rocks provided in a common mineral and rock collection that was sold to schools.
A. Daigger Laboratory Apparatus, Chemicals, Instruments and Supplies Catalog (1952)
Laboratory supplies include asbestos paper, board, mats, gloves, furnace parts, a shield for a heater, and more.
Laboratory Furniture Co Inc Advertisement
Describes fume hoods made out of asbestos.
Johns-Manville Documentation on Chemstone (1952)
Chemstone, an asbestos material, was used for table tops, fume hoods, and ducts.
Knight-Ware Laboratory Equipment Catalog
Asbestos rope used to make joints. Asbestos wicking use also diagrammed.
Wilkens-Anderson Catalog 61 of Laboratory Equipment and Supplies (1960)
Precision-Thelco Ovens with asbestos gasket or transite walls. Seitz Asbestos Filters. Furnace with asbestos end heads. Asbestos Board, etc.
Modern Laboratory Appliances for Chemical, Metallurgical, Biological Labs (1942)
Fisher Scientific Catalog. Asbestos ebony furniture and hood linings, electric heater, Micro Asbestos Shield, Beaker Tongs, etc.
Braun-Knecht-Heimann Catalog No. 40: Laboratory Instruments, Apparatus, Supplies (1940)
Scientific catalog has asbestos apron, board, cloth, paper, wick packing, ascarite. Asbestos in clamps, chaddock burner, Thelco Electric Ovens, etc.
Stansi Laboratory Apparatus Catalog No. 164 (1963)
Manufacturer and distributor of science apparatus for schools and colleges. Ovens with asbestos insulation, asbestos mineral sample, and more asbestos products.