What kind of tile has asbestos?

Answer Asbestos, a naturally occurring fibrous material, was used in construction prior to the 1970s. Due to its strength and durability, asbestos was added to products such as insulation, clutch pads, fl... Read More »

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What color is asbestos tile?

You cannot identify asbestos tile based on its color or how it otherwise looks. Materials containing asbestos don't contain easy visual identifiers. You can only figure out whether tile contains as... Read More »

What kind of asbestos was used in flooring?

The type of asbestos present in flooring depends on the type and age of it. Many tiles were made in the latter half of the 20th century with the less-dangerous fibers of chrysotile asbestos. Unfo... Read More »

What kind of minerals are asbestos and quartz?

The mineral quartz is the solid form of silicon dioxide, or SiO2. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, asbestos is the mineral fibrous form of minerals such as "chrysotil... Read More »

How do I tell if tile has asbestos?

Asbestos is a substance made from certain naturally occurring fibers that produce strong tiles that insulate well. Because asbestos insulates and provides durability, it once commonly was used in m... Read More »