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    ASTM C1081-98(2014)

    Standard Specification for Asbestos-Cement Corrugated Fill For Use in Cooling Towers (Withdrawn 2019)

    Withdrawn Standard: ASTM C1081-98(2014) | Developed by Subcommittee: C17.03


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    Withdrawn Rationale:

    This specification covers splash bar and corrugated sheet type asbestos-cement products used as cooling tower fill.

    Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee C17 on Fiber-Reinforced Cement Products, this specification was withdrawn in November 2019. This standard is being withdrawn without replacement due to its limited use by industry.

    1. Scope

    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 C1080. Asbestos-cement pipes are covered in Specification C296 and Specifications C428. Asbestos-cement flat sheet fill (heat exchange surfaces) are specified in Specification C1082.

    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.”2

    1.5 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the Test Method portion, Section 8, 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 1.4 for a specific safety hazard.



    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    C150 Specification for Portland Cement

    C296 Specification for Asbestos-Cement Pressure Pipe

    C428 Specification for Asbestos-Cement Nonpressure Sewer Pipe

    C458 Test Method for Organic Fiber Content of Asbestos-Cement Products

    C459 Test Methods for Asbestos-Cement Flat Products

    C500 Test Methods for Asbestos-Cement Pipe

    C1080 Specification for Asbestos-Cement Products Other Than Fill For Cooling Towers

    C1082 Specification for Asbestos-Cement Flat Sheet for Cooling Tower Fill

    C1096 Test Method for Determination of Wood Fiber in Asbestos Cement

    D2946 Terminology for Asbestos and Asbestos-Cement Products

    DIN Standard

    DIN 274 Asbestzement-Weilplatten Available from Deutsches Institut fr Normunge, Beuth Verlaq GmbH, Auslieferung, Post Fach1107, D-1000 Berlin 30, Germany.


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    DOI: 10.1520/C1081-98R14

    Citation Format

    ASTM C1081-98(2014), Standard Specification for Asbestos-Cement Corrugated Fill For Use in Cooling Towers (Withdrawn 2019), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2014, www.astm.org

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