Complete this form and receive a comprehensive mesothelioma & asbestos packet with detailed information about where to get treatment, legal options, how to cope, and much more.





Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, lung cancer or an asbestos-related disease?

Privacy Policy

Asbestos was used for decades in construction and shipbuilding. If you or someone close to you has worked as a drywaller, pipefitter, or in the Navy, you may have been exposed to harmful asbestos fibers. Learn more >

Mesothelioma is a deadly, elusive cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. We provide free resources to help you understand diagnosis, treatment, and more. Learn more >

Dealing with asbestos-related disease can be hard. Finding the right doctor or hospital can make all the difference. Click here to see how we can help. Learn more >

Mesothelioma doesn't have to tear your family apart. We help you and your family get through this difficult time together. Click here to learn more. Learn more >

American Chemet Corporation, Helena, Montana

Montana has long been associated with dangerous amounts of asbestos exposure. One town, Libby, has lost hundreds of citizens due to asbestos-related illness, and many more have been sickened by this carcinogenic fiber. American Chemet Corporation, a chemical plant headquartered in Helena, Montana, has been notably linked with asbestos exposure.

American Chemet Corporation focuses on the production of chemicals from metals such as copper. However, in the process of insulating the chemical plant or even mining for metals, American Chemet Corporation may have exposed innocent victims to asbestos. In fact, several asbestos-related lawsuits have already been filed which name American Chemet Corporation as a defendant.

Chemical Products from American Chemet

American Chemet Corporation was established in 1946 to produce zinc oxide. In the 1970s, this chemical business expanded its product line and began shipping its products worldwide. Some items produced by American Chemet and their uses include:

  • Zinc oxide – fertilizer, rubber production, colorant, coating
  • Cupric oxide – catalyst, wood treatment, copper plating
  • Cuprous oxide – paint, catalyst, fungicide
  • Dispersion strengthened copper – welding caps, light bulb wires
  • Copper powder – lubricant, coating, metallurgy

Asbestos in Chemical Plants

Unfortunately, many chemical plants in addition to American Chemet have been implicated in asbestos exposure. Chemical plants built before the late 1980s often relied on asbestos as an insulator as it can resist heat, electricity, flame, and chemicals. However, as these buildings age, they can release asbestos fibers into the environment, exposing workers and nearby residents.

Contact Us

If you believe that you have been exposed to asbestos by working in or living near a chemical plant, you can talk to your doctor about testing for asbestos-related diseases. For more information regarding asbestos exposure and asbestos-related diseases, please fill out the contact form located at the top of the page today and contact an experienced asbestos attorney at Williams Kherkher by calling 800-781-3955.

home  |  asbestos  |  mesothelioma  |  treatment  |  legal options  |  veterans  |  clinical trials  |  press  |  helpful resources  |  contact us  |  articles  |  blog  |  about  |  locations  |  sitemap  |  Log in
Copyright © 2004-2011 This Website has been prepared solely for the purpose of providing information about Williams Kherkher Law Firm, L.L.P., and the services and products it offers. Click here for the full disclaimer. Attorneys are licensed only in the state of Texas unless otherwise indicated in the biographical section. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Williams Kherkher's primary office is located in Texas. Terms of Use.
8441 Gulf Freeway, Suite 600, Houston, TX 77017-5051 -- 800-781-3955 | John Eddie Williams + | Find us on Google+