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ASTM D299

Standard Specification for Asbestos Yarns

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 June 2004
Status: inactive
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Mineral and metal fibres): 59.060.30
scope:

This specification covers asbestos yarns having a minimum of 75 % asbestos fiber by mass, excluding the mass of other inorganic reinforcing strands which may be present.

The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

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."(Footnote 2)

The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods, Section 13, described in 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 1.3 for a specific safety hazard statement.

Footnote 2 - Available from The Asbestos Institute, http://www.chrysotile.com/en/sr_use/manual.htm.

Document History

June 1, 2004
Standard Specification for Asbestos Yarns
This specification covers asbestos yarns having a minimum of 75 % asbestos fiber by mass, excluding the mass of other inorganic reinforcing strands which may be present. The values stated in either...
ASTM D299
June 1, 2004
Standard Specification for Asbestos Yarns
This specification covers asbestos yarns having a minimum of 75 % asbestos fiber by mass, excluding the mass of other inorganic reinforcing strands which may be present. The values stated in SI...
June 1, 2004
Standard Specification for Asbestos Yarns
This specification covers asbestos yarns having a minimum of 75 % asbestos fiber by mass, excluding the mass of other inorganic reinforcing strands which may be present. The values stated in either...
June 1, 2004
Standard Specification for Asbestos Yarns
This specification covers asbestos yarns having a minimum of 75 % asbestos fiber by mass, excluding the mass of other inorganic reinforcing strands which may be present. The values stated in SI...
January 12, 2000
Standard Specification for Asbestos Yarns
1. Scope 1.1 This specification covers asbestos yarns having a minimum of 75 % asbestos fiber by mass, excluding the mass of other inorganic reinforcing strands which may be present. 1.2 The values...
February 15, 1995
Standard Specification for Asbestos Yarns
1. Scope 1.1 This specification covers asbestos yarns having a minimum of 75 % asbestos fiber by mass, excluding the mass of other inorganic reinforcing strands which may be present. 1.2 The values...
July 28, 1978
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR ASBESTOS YARNS (DISCONTINUED)
A description is not available for this item.
June 1, 1952
Tentative Specification and methods of test for Asbestos Yarns
These specifications defll1e asbestos yarn, prescribe the methods of testing, and stipulate tolerances.

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