Vermiculite is a silver-gold to gray-brown mineral that is flat and shiny in its natural state. When heated to around 1000 degrees C, it pops (or puffs up) which creates pockets of air. This expanded form, and the fact that vermiculite does not burn, made the material suitable for use as insulation.
Vermiculite insulation containing asbestos fibres, can cause problems if inhaled. Asbestos can cause health problems when inhaled into the lungs. Breathing in very small, airborne asbestos fibres has been associated with diseases such as asbestosis, mesothelioma and lung cancer.
PrestiVac Vacuum Cleaner Systems are specifically designed to safely vacuum and collect the hazardous dusts generated in Insulation & Vermiculate Removal Industry. Here is a list of different applications. Please click on your application so you can see the different models we have available for you:
- Contaminated Products
- Toxic / Nuisance Dusts