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Acetylene gas cylinders and asbestos

Acetylene gas cylinders used in welding contained asbestos to add stability with flammability. Asbestos in the cylinder was not dangerous when being used. 
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Adhesives, dry powder mixes and asbestos

Asbestos can be found in adhesives like grout, sealants, putties and dry powder mixes used in many places like windows, bathrooms and kitchens.
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Asbestos rope

Asbestos rope was usually fitted in boxes needing a heat-resistant seal like power boxes, street lighting choke boxes, wood heaters and stoves. Asbestos rope was also used as packing or padding material around pipes.  It was also used in window frames.
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Bituminous membrane and asbestos

Bituminous membrane is a thin, flexible black sheeting, used for waterproofing or dampening sound. The sheeting contains bitumen with added asbestos.
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Caulking or NC compound/ putty and asbestos

Caulking, also called non-corrosive (NC) compound or putty, is brown to dark grey. It is soft and flexible, but sets hard to seal joins and prevent leaks of water, heat or air.
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Cement sheeting and asbestos

Asbestos cement sheeting can feel hard and brittle. Asbestos cement sheeting is white to grey in colour. It is usually flat and smooth, and may be painted or have dimples like a golf ball on one side.
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