Asbestos- Chrysotile (White)



Properties of Chrysotile (Serpentine Asbestos)
  • Not totally resistant to acids and alkalis
  • Decomposition temperature of 400-700C
  • Fibres are hydrophilic (water Loving)


Common Uses
Asbestos cements, textured coatings (Artex), millboards,
thermal insulation, vinyl flooring, bitumen
adhesive, roofing felts, woven textiles (including fire
suits, blankets and curtains)
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