Asbestos alternatives

Asbestos can be found in many insulation products used widely in homes and commercial buildings and shipyards across the country. This was during the more than 75 years and is due reason is that asbestos is characterized by strength and resistance to heat and fire .Because of the proliferation of exposure to asbestos exposure many people over a long period of time, causing diseases such as asbestos-related mesothelioma.
The use of a growing movement away from the use of asbestos became to find a suitable replacement is absolutely necessary for many manufacturers and contractors all over the world. There are a few alternatives. The most common are polyurethane foam, amorphous silica fabric, plastic heat flour and fillers flour and cellulose fibers and will talk about each one in detail.

Definition of asbestos

Asbestos consists of 6 types of fibrous minerals that occur naturally. They chrysotile, crocidolite and amosite, anthophyllite, tremolite, and actinolite. Among these, chrysotile and amosite asbestos is the most common and widely used.

Although microscopic asbestos fibers but extremely durable and resistant to fire and collapse. For this reason Asbestos was used for many years in a number of different commercial and industrial capacity. Because of its strength and resistance to heat and its ability to electrical insulation and extreme resistance to chemicals and asbestos used in roofing shingles and floor tiles and cement compounds, textile products, and auto parts.

Why is asbestos hazardous materials?

Asbestos use was discontinued at the end of 1970 after it emerged it is a threat to human health and the hundreds of thousands of people to the disease. Today asbestos is classified as a known human carcinogen. Microscopic asbestos fibers about 0.02 of the diameter of a human hair so these fibers are inhaled easily and when inhaled cling fiber in respiratory not easily expelled.

Sleep disorders and sleep apnea

Announced the National Cancer Institute, more than 50% of people who suffer from cancer also suffer from a sleep disorder and an inability to sleep and sleep soundly through the night. There are a number of reasons why cancer patients, including those with mesothelioma, you may have trouble sleeping:

The first reason is the stress, anxiety, and patients suffering from cancer who are being treated for face many decisions stressful and anxiety-producing. And patients who feel tired and tension is unable to sleep at the right time in the night and do not get enough rest and sleep. Many concerns associated with the diagnosis and treatment controlled their thoughts, making it impossible to relax.