Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Asbestos Legacy

In 1972, as part of my Chemistry degreee I had a one-year internship at British Belting and Asbestos (BBA) in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire. BBA’s main product was brake and clutch linings (Mintex). By that time the dangers of asbestos had been recognised but it was still in common usage, the main focus being keeping down […]