Alternative to asbestos

An asbestos-free board from Cape Insulation Production has been introduced to beat the January 1999 ban on use of white Chrysolite asbestos materials. Duraflex is a high-strength, non-brittle engineering board said to outperform asbestos, being tougher and better able to resist flexural loading. Typical applications would be in equipment that depends on asbestos for its […]

An asbestos-free board from Cape Insulation Production has been introduced to beat the January 1999 ban on use of white Chrysolite asbestos materials. Duraflex is a high-strength, non-brittle engineering board said to outperform asbestos, being tougher and better able to resist flexural loading. Typical applications would be in equipment that depends on asbestos for its operating efficiency, including induction furnaces and machinable insulation.