asbestos-cement pipe

asbestos-cement pipe

[as′bes·təs si¦ment ′pīp]
(materials)
A concrete pipe made of a mixture of portland cement and asbestos fiber and highly resistant to corrosion; used in drainage systems, waterworks systems, and gas lines.
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Part 5: Fittings DN 200-300 mm diameter, GOV - Asbestos-cement pipe connection
Asbestos-cement pipe had the worst failure rate, and plastic pipe was more likely to pull apart at the joints than ductile iron products.
22) That same year, acting in part on media reports about asbestos, mesothelioma victims and their families began to seek information from the asbestos-cement pipe factories where they had worked.
The following products can still be manufactured with asbestos: asbestos-cement corrugated sheet, asbestos-cement flat sheet, asbestos clothing, pipeline wrap, roofing felt, vinyl-asbestos floor tile, asbestos-cement shingle, millboard, asbestos-cement pipe, automatic transmission components, clutch facings, friction materials, disc brake pads, drum, brake linings, brake blocks, gaskets, non-roofing coatings, and roof coatings.
It said nothing to direct or encourage people to use safer substitute materials for asbestos-cement pipe and sheet products.
The largest use of asbestos products is in the construction industry, where workers handle asbestos-cement pipe, sheet roofing products and flooring.
Cities must ensure that asbestos-cement pipe is handled with utmost caution," said Dr.
Reconstruction is planned in the framework of the exchange of the existing material incorporated asbestos-cement pipe.
Asbestos-cement pipe had the worse failure rate and plastic pipe was more likely to pull apart at the joints.
2,000 LF of 10" asbestos-cement pipe and ancillary improvements in accordance with the bid documents and construction drawings.
So far, CSIR is involved in one project on the condition and maintenance management of asbestos-cement pipes, which form a significant portion of the water distribution system for Regina and many other Western cities, and another on the use of robotics for determining the condition of water mains.
A recent project for the city of Houston required replacement of failing eight-inch and 12-inch asbestos-cement pipes utilizing trenchless installation methods.