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Asbestos Yarn

This dangerous fiber posed a threat to the worker when it became damaged by fire or it simply deteriorated leaving the asbestos in a friable state. This way it made it easier for the particles to spread into the atmosphere when time came to be removed.

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1950

PRODUCT USE

32 years
1982

The raw asbestos needs to be broken up and twisted into fibers. This new cotton-like material has an increased durability, strength and flame resistance. Due to these properties, asbestos yarn was used heavily in many industries.

Despite its abilities, asbestos yarn eventually got damaged, either from the passing of time or from being subjected to fire or extreme heat. When this started happening, the fibers of asbestos turned friable posing a risk to anyone that interacted with the asbestos yarn. You could have been exposed if:

  • You found yourself working in old structures
  • You performed plumbing or duct work
  • You performed maintenance work on boilers
  • You performed plumbing or duct work

Companies Liable for Manufacturing or Use of Asbestos Yarn

How Can We Help Workers that Worked with or around Asbestos Yarn

As a victim of asbestos exposure through the extensive use of asbestos yarn in your profession, you can get in contact with us in order to begin the legal procedures that will bring you the reparations you rightfully deserve. We will gather all the information needed to file claims with the asbestos trust funds of the companies responsible.

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