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2012-01-30 21:00:00

Fully accredited Western Analytical Laboratory provides asbestos testing services, because even after years of being a banned material, asbestos threat is real. This laboratory offers its services nationwide at affordable prices (three samples will cost round 50$). Samples can be sent via mail and the customers will get the result within 24 hours. Arleta, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 Due to the general prohibition the usage of asbestos was ceased in 1989, however the previously processed...


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2005-05-26 12:16:31

Asbestos (Greek a-, "not"; sbestos, "extinguishable") is a group of fibrous metamorphic minerals. The name is derived for its historical use in lamp wicks; the resistance of asbestos to fire has long been exploited for a variety of purposes. It was used in fabrics such as Egyptian burial cloths and Charlemagne's tablecloth, which, according to legend, he threw in a fire to clean. When asbestos is used for its resistance to fire or heat, the fibers are typically mixed with cement or woven...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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