vinyl-asbestos tile

vinyl-asbestos tile

A resilient, semiflexible floor tile; composed of asbestos fibers, limestone, plasticizers, pigments, and a polyvinyl chloride resin binder; has good wearing qualities, high grease resistance, and relatively good resilience.
See also: Spanish roof tile

vinyl-asbestos tile

A resilient, semiflexible floor tile; composed of asbestos fibers, ground limestone, plasticizers, pigments, and a polyvinyl chloride resin binder; has good wearing qualities, high grease resistance, and relatively good resilience.
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If the vinyl tiles need to be removed, these firms can determine if the tiles are likely to contain asbestos, as did vinyl-asbestos tiles in those days.
That isn't true of old vinyl-asbestos tiles, though, and people who have those tiles on basement floors (they are often nine inches square and thicker than modem tiles) should be very cautious in dealing with them.