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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook: Metals and minerals 1978-79
Year 1978-79, Volume 1 (1978-1979)

Clifton, R. A.
Asbestos,   pp. 71-84 PDF (1.4 MB)


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ed glass fiber for which it claims improved breaking strength and better
retention of strength under heat than asbestos textiles. 
 ' Physical scientist, Section of Nonmetallic Minerals. 2Ind~trial Minerals
(London). Mineral Fibres—A Re. view. No. 133, October 1978, pp.
19-31.
 3Bulletin, L'Association des Mines D'Amiante du Que. bec, v.3, No. 1, January/February
1979, p.5. 
 4Lakowicz, J. R. and J. L. Hyden, Nature. V. 275, September/October 1978,
p. 446. 
 5lnternational Asbestos Cement Review. Asbestos Cement Conduits After Forty
Years. V. 23, No. 7, July 1978, pp. 71-72. 
 6Work cited in footnote 2. 
 84 MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1978-79 
ket. A research team at Surrey University in the United King4om claims that
its polypropylene-reinforced cement invention produces a material as strong
and durable as asbestos-cement products and economically comparable. However,
the material cannot be made on conventional asbestoscement machinery. 
 Rockwool International AJS of Denmark has developed an alkali-resistant
inorganic fiber reportedly excellent rernforcmg properties PPG Corp has developed
a texturiz 


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