Boilermaker's felt

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Description

A thick mat of wool or hair used in the 19th century as insulation for steam pipes and boilers (Bucher 1996).

Synonyms and Related Terms

boiler felt

Additional Information

W. Bucher, Dictionary of Building Preservation, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1996.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996