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ASTM C1081

1998 Edition, September 10, 1998

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Standard Specification for Asbestos-Cement Corrugated Fill For Use in Cooling Towers

Includes all amendments and changes through Reapproval Notice , 2014


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Product Details:

  • Revision: 1998 Edition, September 10, 1998
  • Published Date: January 2014
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: ASTM International (ASTM)
  • Page Count: 3
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

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

Drift eliminators or demisters, louvers, partitioning and casing panels are covered in Specifications C1080. Asbestoscement pipes are covered in Specification C296 and Specifications C428. Asbestos-cement flat sheet fill (heat exchange surfaces) are specified in Specification C1082. 

The values stated in the SI system are to be regarded as the standard. The inch-pound units 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 asbestoscement 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."

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