Fibrous particles are those with an elongated shape. They include glass fibres and asbestos. Asbestos has become very widely used because it is a low-cost material with very desirable chemical and physical properties, for instance, excellent heat and fire resistance. This unique combination makes the economical replacement of asbestos very difficult in many applications.
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- A Deposition Model for Fibres in the Deep Parts of the Lung Based on Similarities of Bead Beds and Human Lungs
J. C. M. Marijnissen
S. M. Lemkowitz
B. H. Bibo
- Springer Netherlands
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