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Asbestos is calcium magnesium silicate. Since the danger of asbestosis has been recognised (silicosis), asbestos has been completely phased out and replaced by ceramic fibre. Old kilns might still have asbestos as door seals and electric element tail packing.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|