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ASTM International - ASTM C459/C459M-97(2011)e1

Standard Test Methods for Asbestos-Cement Flat Products

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 November 2011
Status: inactive
Page Count: 3
ICS Code (Products in fibre-reinforced cement): 91.100.40
scope:

1.1 These test methods cover only asbestos-cement flat sheets, roofing shingles, siding shingles, and clapboards.

1.2 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.

1.3 WarningBreathing 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."

1.4 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. For a specific safety hazard, see 1.3. ^REFERENCE:

ASTM Standards:

E177 Practice for Use of the Terms Precision and Bias in ASTM Test Methods

abstract:

This test method covers asbestos-cement flat sheets, roofing shingles, siding shingles, and clapboards. Each test specimen should be cut to specification without cracks and damage. This test... View More

Document History

April 15, 2019
Standard Test Methods for Asbestos-Cement Flat Products
1.1 These test methods cover only asbestos-cement flat sheets, roofing shingles, siding shingles, and clapboards. 1.2 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded...
ASTM C459/C459M-97(2011)e1
November 1, 2011
Standard Test Methods for Asbestos-Cement Flat Products
1.1 These test methods cover only asbestos-cement flat sheets, roofing shingles, siding shingles, and clapboards. 1.2 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded...
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