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Results of air samples at American Brake Shoe, Winchester, Virginia.
NIOSH 1969 Sep; :1-4
Air sampling for asbestos (1332214) was conducted at the American Brake Shoe Company (SIC-3714) in Winchester, Virginia, during December, 1968. All sampling was performed with an impinger and membrane filter samplers. Breathing zone air samples taken with the impinger contained 0.1 to 1.9 million particles per cubic foot (mppcf) of asbestos. Impinger general air samples contained up to 1.0mppcf asbestos. Membrane filter personal air samples contained (f/ml). All samples were below the threshold limit value of 12f/ml.
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