ASTM International - ASTM C1081-98(2003)e1
Standard Specification for Asbestos-Cement Corrugated Fill For Use in Cooling Towers
|Publication Date:||10 September 1998|
|ICS Code (Products in fibre-reinforced cement):||91.100.40|
1.1 This specification covers splash bar and corrugated sheet type asbestos-cement products used as cooling tower fill.
1.2 Drift eliminators or demisters, louvers, partitioning and casing panels are covered in Specifications C 1080. Asbestos-cement pipes are covered in Specification C 296 and Specifications C 428. Asbestos-cement flat sheet fill (heat exchange surfaces) are specified in Specification C 1082.
1.3 The values stated in the SI system are to be regarded as the standard. The inch-pound units in parentheses are for information only.
1.4 Warning-Breathing of asbestos dust is hazardous. Asbestos and asbestos products present demonstrated health risks for users and for those with whom they come into contact. In addition to other precautions, when working with asbestos-cement products, minimize the dust that results. For information on the safe use of chrysoltile asbestos, refer to "Safe Use of Chrysotile Asbestos: A Manual on Preventive and Control Measures."
The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the Test Method portion, Section , of this Specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. See for a specific safety hazard.