In a message dated 11/12/2006 4:39:10 PM Central Standard Time,
> Rob: All the advice you've received is good, but pay special attention to
> the "it stinks" and "use in a well ventilated area" part. We use a wire
> cutter to make mass models of buildings in the early design phase of our
> work, and we have been told that some foams give off a cyanide-like gas when
> melted. I try not to inhale while cutting this stuff, just to be safe.
Much to the chagrin of our poor fire fighters, who go into building insulated
with the stuff.