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Asbestos Substitutes Matching Performance.
Industrial Minerals J 1992 Dec; :47-51
An asbestos substitute is any material that replaces asbestos in a commercial product. There are many asbestos substitutes, each with its own unique physical and chemical properties. Substitutes can be inorganic or organic, fibrous or non-fibrous, and natural or synthetic. They also can be used as a direct substitute for asbestos or as a replacement product. Probably in no other field is the diversity of substitute materials so great.
Industrial Minerals J. Dec. 1992, PP. 47-51
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