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Results of Air Samples at Raybestos Manhattan Friction Products, in Manheim, Pennsylvania.
NIOSH 1964:5 pages
Air sampling for asbestos (1332214) was conducted at Raybestos- Manhattan, Friction products (SIC-3292) in Manheim, Pennsylvania, August, 1964. Sampling was performed with an impinger and a membrane filter. Breathing zone impinger samples ranged from unmeasurable at one worksite to 2.6 million particles per cubic foot near one grinder. Breathing zone membrane filter samples ranged from unmeasurable at several work sites to 21.1 fibers greater than 10 microns in length per cubic centimeter (f/cc) around a sander. Personal membrane filter air samples ranged from unmeasurable at several worksites to 38.8f/cc at the grinding and sanding operations area.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Region-3; IWS-32-21d; Air-contamination; Asbestos-dust; Dusts; Membrane-filters; Breathing-atmospheres; Workplace-studies; Work-operations;
NTIS Accession No.
Field Study Branch, Bureau of Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH, 5 pages
Page last reviewed: November 6, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division