$65.00
1936 The Duriron Company, Inc.

This is a high quality digital reproduction of an original 1936
product catalog for The Duriron Company, Inc. It is 5 pages.  
This catalog features Duriron Rope Asbestos Packing "The
Duriron Asbestos Packing is made from commercially pure
asbestos, and is treated with special materials to make it most
desirable for acid service...Pure asbestos rope should always
be specified for use in place of hemp or oakum to secure an
acidproof joint. This is for the reason that hemp or oakum is
soon destroyed by the action of acids, allowing the joint to
leak."; The catalog recommends the use of Duriron Rope
Asbestos Packing with Duriron Drain Lines and Drain Pipes.
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1938 The Duriron Company, Inc.

This is a high quality digital reproduction of an original 1938
product catalog for The Duriron Company, Inc. It is 12
pages.  Typical specifications for the installation of Duriron
carrying acid wastes shall be made by ramming tightly in
bottom of bell one ring of pure asbestos wick packing, upon
which shall be poured sufficient molten lead to fill the bell
completely, the lead being properly caulked in the manner
usual with cast iron soil pipe." Catalog listed Duriron Rope
Asbestos Packing, including product specifications. Also, list
many specific installations, including Duke University, Yale
University, U.S. Mint, Atlanta Journal, and Firestone &
Goodyear Service Stations.
1946 The Duriron Company, Inc.

This is a high quality digital reproduction of an original 1946
product catalog for The Duriron Company. It is 4 pages. This
catalog features Duriron Corrosion-Resistant Alloys and
Equipment "The labor cost of installing Duriron Acid-Proof
Drain Pipe is the same as that of extra heavy cast iron soil
pipe. The installation is identical, except that pure asbestos
rope must be used instead of hemp or oakum (which are not
acid-resisting)." The catalog lists branch offices and sales
representatives.
1953 The Duriron Company, Inc.

This is a high quality digital reproduction of an original 1953
product catalog for The Duriron Company, Inc. It is 24
pages.  This catalog features Duriron Acid Proof Pipe and
Fittings "A Duriron installation is made by usual plumbing
This is a high quality digital reproduction of an original 1953
product catalog for The Duriron Company, Inc. It is 24
pages.  This catalog features Duriron Acid Proof Pipe and
Fittings "A Duriron installation is made by usual plumbing
methods. Acid proof joints are secured by the use of pure
asbestos rope packing rather than hemp or oakum." The
catalog also includes a detailed description of Duriron
Asbestos Rope Packing "Duriron Rope Packing is a specially
impregnated pure asbestos rope packing made specifically
for calking Duriron joints...Asbestos packing should be
carefully and firmly rammed, as this is the real seal against
acid. The lead serves only as a means of holding the
asbestos in place, and is not resistant to many acids
normally handled by Duriron."
1959 The Duriron Company, Inc.

This is a high quality digital reproduction of an original 1959
product catalog for The Duriron Company, Inc. It is 16 pages.
This catalog features Durco No. 190 Rope Packing "...a
specially impregnated pure asbestos rope packing made
specifically for caulking Duriron joints."  Catalog includes
installation instructions "Specially impregnated pure asbestos
rope packing is the hub...until the hub is approximately half
full."
1961 The Duriron Company, Inc.

This is a high quality digital reproduction of an original 1961
product catalog for The Duriron Company.  It is 4 pages.
This catalog features Durcon Laboratory Sinks and
recommends the use of asbestos packing during
installation.  "The 1 1/2" Durcon SO-2 and Duriron #11713
sink strainers are of the same dimensions, and both are
designed to be caulked into the bell of a Duriron or Durcon
trap using asbestos packing and molten lead."
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