Use of Asbestos

Use of Asbestos

The following are some of the uses of asbestos

1. Asbestos sheet and asbestos pipes which both are made by mixing asbestos with cement in a suitable proportion. The asbestos sheet is used for covering of 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 carrying, there 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 box, fuse box, etc.

5. It is used as a fire-proof paint and textured paints.

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