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asked in category: General Last Updated: 24th January, 2020

What is cement sheeting?

Fiber cement siding ("fibre cement cladding" in the UK and "fibro" in Australia) is a building material used to cover the exterior of a building in both commercial and domestic applications. Fiber cement is a composite material made of cement reinforced with cellulose fibers.

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Likewise, people ask, what is cement sheet made of?

Fibre cement is a composite material that is made up of sand, cement and cellulose fibres. Fibre cement cladding comes in various forms but it is most commonly seen in sheet form, and in horizontal boards.

is Fibre cement sheeting dangerous? If asbestos fibres are in a stable material such as bonded in asbestos-cement sheeting such as fibro and in good condition they pose little health risk. However where fibro or other bonded asbestos sheeting is broken, damaged or mishandled fibres can become loose and airborne posing a risk to health.

Herein, are cement sheets waterproof?

Cement board is not waterproof. In areas continually exposed to water spray (i.e. showers) a waterproofing material is usually recommended behind the boards (i.e. plastic barrier) or as a trowel-applied product to the face of the boards behind the finish system (i.e. liquid membrane).

Does cement sheeting contain asbestos?

Asbestos cement sheeting typically contains between five to 20 per cent asbestos. LDB was manufactured from the 1950s to the 1970s as a flat sheet, or perforated sheeting product typically used for acoustic ceiling applications.

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