Heat exchangers, pipes and boilers were once frequently insulated with asbestos.

Pre-formed cuttings of asbestos insulation – often multi-layered – were made to fit the pipe width. They would be strapped on, wrapped in calico, and then to protect them against abrasion and knocks would sometimes be sealed with a hard plaster or simply painted. Also used were other kinds of felts, blankets, tapes, ropes and corrugated papers, all of them containing asbestos.

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Safety First

Safety First

Place equipment and removal tools into the glove bag. As a minimum a P1 filtered respirator and disposable coveralls should be worn.

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The pipe should be completely covered by the glove bag. The lagging on either side of the bag should be strong enough to hold the weight of the bag and its wet materials.

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Cut the sides of the glove bag to fit the size of the pipe. Attach the glove bag to the pipe by folding the open edges together and securely sealing them with duct tape.

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Using a wetting agent applied with an airless sprayer through a pre-cut port, saturate the asbestos and remove it from the pipe. Asbestos that has fallen into the bag should be thoroughly wet.

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Once the asbestos has been removed, clean the pipe using a wire brush and wipe it until there are no traces of asbestos. Wash the upper section of the bag too, and seal edges of any asbestos exposed b

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Using an asbestos vacuum cleaner, insert the vacuum hose into the glove bag through the access port to remove any air in the bag that may carry airborne asbestos fibres. Then squeeze the bag as close

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Bonded Asbestos Removals

Friable Asbestos Removals

Additional Services

Bonded Asbestos Removals

What is Bonded Asbestos?

Asbestos Removal Services in Brisbane and the Gold Coast

Asbestos is found in most older houses across Brisbane and the Gold Coast, and can be incredibly dangerous if disturbed or broken. If you have discovered asbestos anywhere in your home, don’t panic, contact Asbestos Removals Australia and we’ll handle the concern with care and caution.

Bonded asbestos is known as Class B asbestos, and is less immediately dangerous than Class A. It is part of a fibre-cement product, and is in bonded sheets that mean it’s deeply embedded in a hardened environment.
Workplace Health and Safety Regulation requires than an independent person must undertake a clearance inspection and certificate before any Class B removals.

Friable Asbestos Removals

What is Friable Asbestos?

Friable ACM refers to a material that has more than one percent asbestos, by weight or area. Depending on the material, in bulk or as a sheet, it can be reduced to powder fairly easily.
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Deconstruction / Reconstruction

Deconstruction / Reconstruction
We understand the pressure of taking on any renovation project. By offering a list of contractors and services, we make clients’ lives easier and stress free. We also offer onsite consultation with a number of trades, before work on your project begins.
Consultation covers:

- Builders
-Deconstruction & Reconstruction Services
- Plumbers & Gas
- Excavation
- Electricians
- Flooring Specialists
- Roofers
-Asbestos Sampling and Testing

For asbestos removal and disposal services that are well worth the cost, talk to our expert, James Moore today 0438 185 210 and enjoy peace of mind.