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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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.
Once you've got a handle on these numbers and all known problems have been corrected, you can begin to identify problem areas (lead joint, cast iron, and asbestos-cement pipe, to name just a few).
It said nothing to direct or encourage people to use safer substitute materials for asbestos-cement pipe and sheet products.
The last stage begins on August 26, 1996 and will outlaw asbestos-cement pipe, shingles, papers, mill board and disc brake parts for heavy-weight vehicles.
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.
QUESTION We frequently deal with the problem of "unlocatable" underground water pipes, particularly with asbestos-cement pipe, which does not contain any metal.
Part 5: Fittings DN 200-300 mm diameter, GOV - Asbestos-cement pipe connection
Asbestos-cement pipe had the worse failure rate and plastic pipe was more likely to pull apart at the joints.
Reconstruction is planned in the framework of the exchange of the existing material incorporated asbestos-cement pipe.