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ASTM D375

1995 Edition, February 15, 1995

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Standard Specification for Asbestos Roving

Includes all amendments and changes through Editorial Change 1, September 2004


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Superseded By: ASTM D375/D375M

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Product Details:

  • Revision: 1995 Edition, February 15, 1995
  • Published Date: September 2004
  • Status: Superseded By:
  • Superseded By: ASTM D375/D375M
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: ASTM International (ASTM)
  • Page Count: 4
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

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

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. For specific safety hazard warning, see 1.2.

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

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