[ROVERNET - UK] Rover P6 / asbestos
RoverP6.Wicke at web.de
Thu Aug 19 17:07:30 BST 2004
Thanks for this info, Eric !
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric Russell" <p6rovers at yahoo.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Thursday, August 19, 2004 5:56 PM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Rover P6 / asbestos
> You will find asbestos up to (at least) 1970
> sandwiched between the carburettor heat shield
> aluminum pieces and the same again between the
> generator/dynamo pieces. The asbestos is the heat
> protection from the manifold. The material is in
> woven cloth form and pressed between 2 pieces of
> aluminum riveted together.
> The concern about asbestos has often been the stringy
> stuff sprayed as condensation barriers on the
> deckheads and bulkheads of older ships. Asbestos
> sheets were pressed and used as building roofs (in the
> UK for one place). Any poor worker using a saw to cut
> that stuff without a breathing mask would be at risk.
> The Rover was limited to the aluminum heat Shields and
> early brake pads.
> --- "R. Wicke" <RoverP6.Wicke at web.de> wrote:
> > Hello Netters,
> > are there any parts on Rover P6 cars (all models,
> > all years) which could be
> > conterminated with asbestos?
> > Regards,
> > Rudiger
> > www.RoverP6.info
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