How To Test Vermiculite For Asbestos

It is used in attics as loose fill insulation. Also, it is used in the production of potting soil. Before 1990, the majority of vermiculite was mined in Montana. Asbestos was found in the mine, which led to contamination of vermiculite. Inhaling asbestos fibres can cause lung disease or cancer. The current methods of testing … Read more

Removal Of Loose Fill Vermiculite

In the 1950s, loose fill vermiculite insulation was introduced to the market. It has been in use until the 1970s. Montana was the source of a large portion of this insulation. In 1990, it was found out that the mine had been contaminated by asbestos. This was due to vermiculite being also extracted. Before removing … Read more