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COVERING ASBESTOS

RL102
RL102 Member Posts: 1
In Dan's book, he says that if there is asbestos insulation on the steam pipes and it is in pretty good shape, just cover it with plastic and it should be OK.  Question, cover it with what kind of plastic?  First, wrap it in some kind of plastic and tape the plastic or use some kind of plastic tape or ??????

Thanks,

RL102 

Comments

  • BobC
    BobC Member Posts: 5,381
    Coverup

    Why not use latex paint on it, assuming it's in good shape. That should do a reasonable job of sealing it.



    Bob
    Smith G8-3 with EZ Gas @ 90,000 BTU, Single pipe steam
    Vaporstat with a 12oz cut-out and 4oz cut-in
    3PSI gauge
  • gerry gill
    gerry gill Member Posts: 3,049
    Why the heck

    would you cover it in plastic? yuke, puke, how about childers mastic and cheescloth scrim.
    gwgillplumbingandheating.com
    Serving Cleveland's eastern suburbs from Cleveland Heights down to Cuyahoga Falls.

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