Can you even legally sell stuff with asbestos ?
starbase89 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 01:24:55 CST 2010
Asbestos housing tile is one of the better house siding materials in my
opinion. It is very durable, requires little upkeep, and is damn-near
fireproof. Mesothelioma usually sets in 25 years post exposure, so you are
probably safe, Jim.
On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 1:58 AM, jim s <jws at jwsss.com> wrote:
> I'm not sure what material is asbestos in this plugboard, probably the
> laminates in the backer board.
> Unless you saw or break up the material asbestos is not much danger. Most
> applications where it is present in large quantities will try to contain or
> seal the material in place rather than removing and disposing of it.
> If you ran over this thing with a truck, or took out the backer and ran it
> thru a table or bandsaw you would have a problem. Leave it together and you
> are probably safe.
> I am worried about the siding on my house than something like this. All
> asbestos, and about 1/2 installed by me when I was maybe 10 or 12 (1965 was
> an innocent time).
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