heat wrap/shield (Peter Schulz)

Phil Rose pjrose at frontiernet.net
Thu Feb 2 10:11:57 EST 2006

At 9:32 AM -0500 2/2/06, Eric_R_Kissell at whirlpool.com wrote:
>"George Sidman" <sidman at webloq.com> wrote:
>>In the sixties I restored a 1936 Bentley that had all the
>>exhaust components wrapped in asbestos and covered with
>>shaped aluminum covers. [snip]
>>For whatever reason this wrapping practice was discontinued
>>in the mid-sixties [snip]
>Maybe they had learned a few things about asbestos by the mid-sixties?

As I recall, knowledge about asbestosis and asbestos-related lung 
cancer didn't become an issue until well into the 1970s, and asbestos 
was commonly used in industrial and household materials until that 


Phil Rose
Rochester, NY
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