Nolan Lee nlee at GS.VERIO.NET
Wed Mar 3 19:40:29 EST 1999

At 06:05 PM 3/3/99 -0600, you wrote:

>I found an unused role of aircraft wire.  The tag says
>it was made in 1952.  It is #18, seven .0159 diameter strands,

>The wire was made by Rockbestos Products Corp.

Try burning a short piece with a propane torch. Fiberglass will burn.
Asbestos won't. My bet is that it's asbestos.

You might want to go to their website and fire them off an
email if you don't want to try the torch test. Here's their
web address:


If an infinite number of rednecks riding in an infinite number
of pickup trucks fire an infinite number of shotgun rounds at an
infinite number of highway signs, eventually they will produce all
of the world's great literary works in Braille.

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