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Asbestos history, manufacturing processes, products bibliography and citations. This article provides historical citations and the original bibliography to Asbestos, Its Industrial Applications, D.V. Rosato, 1959. The citations give both historical details and insight into the breadth and depth of asbestos use across industry in the 1950's.

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Vermiculite insulation in this attic ceiling may contain asbestos fibers.The following text is Adapted from Rosato (1959) p. 201-207 [1]. The asbestos-containing vermiculite insulation shown at left is discussed in detail at VERMICULITE INSULATION.

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