asbestos-cement wallboard

asbestos-cement board, asbestos-cement wallboard, asbestos sheeting

A dense, rigid, board containing a high proportion of asbestos fibers bonded with portland cement; resistant to fire, flame, and weathering; has low resistance to heat flow. Used as a building material in sheet form and corrugated sheeting.
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