Mike, that "bandage form" was unfortunately used in SO many applications from large boats to insulate pipes against heat loss to multifamily dwellings in the heating system. It had global use and was easy to fabricate and install (at human cost). As mort said in an earlier post it had so many uses in business/industry, it was easy to do and costs were minimal. The downside to all of this is that what we thought was saved is now being paid in very expensive remediation costs and death!I can remember it being used in "bandage form to insulate scientific apparatus in the 1960s, and if you were a fan of American cigarettes in the 50s t
it could have been in your cigarette filter!
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Very bad stuff!