Use of Asbestos
The following are some of the uses of asbestos
1. Asbestos sheets and asbestos pipes both are made by mixing asbestos with cement in a suitable proportion. The asbestos sheet is used for covering the roof. and asbestos pipe which is mostly used as a rainwater pipe.
2. It is used as a damp-proof course by mixing with bitumen.
3. Where the hot water is to be carried, their asbestos pipe is used as they act as a heat insulator.
4. It is used as an electric insulator. asbestos is used for lining switch boxes, fuse boxes, etc.
5. It is used as a fire-proof paint and textured paint.