Asbestos and the Loco Works and Railways
25 Sep 2017, 3:16 p.m.
Asbestos was used prolifically throughout the 20th century in the railways industry. It was used on the construction of railway carriages and locomotive engines throughout the UK. As a result many people who have worked in locomotive works have gone on to develop asbestos related conditions, mesothelioma, pleural thickening and …read more
Asbestolux and Turnabestos
25 Sep 2017, 3:12 p.m.
Asbestolux was the popular trade name of an asbestos insulation board manufactured by Cape Asbestos between approximately 1951 and 1980. Capes main rival, the Turner and Newall group manufactured their own asbestos insulation board during this period, Turnabestos.
The asbestos insulation boards also known as AIB, contained significant amounts of …read more