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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if you find asphalt tile granules in your rain gutters, your roof is deteriorating and needs to be repaired," says De La Torre, who also notes that natural roofing tiles and materials will decompose even faster than synthetic roofing.
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.
Asbestos is a known carcinogen that was used to many products including vinyl tile, asphalt tile, sheet flooring and adhesives made until 1980.
On one occasion, I volunteered to lay an asphalt tile floor over the existing concrete slab in the basement pool hall.
The fire was so intense that it melted the asphalt tile flooring.
The work includes, but is not limited to: layout, landscaping, irrigation, fencing, concrete foundations, exterior pavers, concrete slabs on grade, unit masonry, termite treatment, pre-engineered roof and floor trusses, asphalt tile, modified bitumen, insulation, doors, windows, hardware, stucco, drywall, architectural woodwork, cabinets, lay-in ceilings, painting, ceramic and resilient tile, carpeting, residential appliances, built-in boards, fireplaces, signage, toilet accessories, lockers, postal equipment, operable partitions, flagpoles, interior and exterior fountains, commercial kitchen equipment, window treatments, elevators, plumbing, HVAC, sprinkler systems, mechanical and electrical work, emergency generator and lightening protection.
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.
Demolition of contaminated components, floor coverings 110m2 PAK loaded asphalt tiles, suspended ceilings 1 050m2 KMF charged, toilet partitions asbestos impacted about 10 yds.
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.
I could have chosen the much more expensive remedy of replacing the black asphalt tiles with new solar-reflective ones, instead I chose an elastomeric coating that is highly reflective, durable, easy to apply, less expensive, and available at home improvement stores.
Prefab siding covers the wood frame; asphalt tiles cloak the roof.