Asbestos-cement board

Asbestos-cement board

A dense, rigid board containing a high percentage of asbestos fiber bonded with Portland cement; noncombustible; used in sheet or corrugated sheathing.

asbestos-cement board, asbestos-cement wallboard, asbestos sheeting

A dense, rigid, board containing a high proportion of asbestos fibers bonded with portland cement; resistant to fire, flame, and weathering; has low resistance to heat flow. Used as a building material in sheet form and corrugated sheeting.
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As of November 21, 500 square meters of profiled metal and 230 asbestos-cement boards have been given to the Alaverdi mayor for repairing roofs.
Asbestos can be found in boiler installations,pipe lagging, sprayed fireproofing coatings, thermal insulating boards, roof cladding, wall cladding, asbestos-cement boards and panels and vinyl floor coverings.