Asphalt tile

asphalt tile

[′a‚sfȯlt ′tīl]
(materials)
Floor tile composed of asbestos fibers, mineral coloring pigments, and inert fillers bound together; used on rigid subfloors or hardwood floors.

Asphalt tile

Resilient floor tile that is composed of asbestos fibers with asphalt binders; set in mastic and installed over wood or concrete floors.

asphalt tile

A resilient, low-cost floor tile composed of asbestos fibers, finely ground limestone fillers, mineral pigments, and asphaltic or resinous binders. Requires waxing and buffing; set in mastic over wood or concrete subfloor; is not greaseproof unless specially treated.
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A standard asphalt tile with a dissipative wax commonly used in commercial applications (grocery stores, offices, some manufacturing) is shown in Figure 7.
Outside our window is my neighbor's gray asphalt tile rooftop.
The fire was so intense that it melted the asphalt tile flooring.
The restrained treatment of the interior, where the architects use materials that one associates with the exterior, namely asphalt tile flooring and exposed concrete, makes it feel surprisingly spacious.
Whole sides of streets have houses boarded up -- gratified, broken windows, roofs started to bend and cave, asphalt tiles curling and lifting, gutters falling, cars left half junked.
Prefab siding covers the wood frame; asphalt tiles cloak the roof.
Dasag's range of natural asphalt tiles continues a 100-year tradition that has seen finely ground bituminous limestone pressed into durable and elegant tiles.
The asphalt tiles might be mistaken for slate at first glance.
Claussen recently replaced the gray kitchen floor with terrazzo-patterned asphalt tiles, which brighten and seem to enlarge the space.