For example, acoustical plaster
, asphalt and automobile hood liners are just three of the products beginning with A that have historically contained asbestos.
Project details: Nursery: 2-storey, GFA: approximately 1362 sqm, BRI: about 4619 cbmWohnheim: 3 - to 5-storeys, GFA: approximately 6889 sqm gross volume: approx 20,031 cbm main quantities: - approx 1355 sqm non-bearing interior partitions, metal grid, panels made of gypsum boards, various sizes and grades, approx 2166 sqm linings and shaft walls, metal substructure, cladding of plasterboard approx 1030 sqm suspended ceiling as acoustic ceiling, metal substructure, cladding of plaster-well plates, fabric, acoustical plaster
Prior to these regulations, asbestos was widely used due to its insulating capabilities and was found in a variety of construction materials, including insulation, drywall compound, acoustical plaster
, roofing tiles, floor and ceiling tiles and even duct tape.
Spray fireproofing, acoustical plaster
, sprayed acoustical and thermal insulation, spray texturing and cementitious exterior walls are some of the most important special finishes that protect or solve problems in today's modern buildings.
The fiberglass-reinforced concrete 'sails' are covered with acoustical plaster
and also serve as screens for video projections.
Other Grace products included Zonolite Acoustical Plastic and other acoustical plasters
and texture products used primarily on interior ceilings and walls.
His job as a latherer/plasterer, and later as the owner of Wigley Construction, brought him in constant contact with various asbestos-containing products manufactured by Georgia-Pacific and other companies such as joint compounds, acoustical plasters
and drywall adhesives.