San Francisco North Bay, Ca. , California, USA

Asbestos Abatement / Removal - Asbestos disposal
Sonoma County, San Francisco North Bay, Ca. USA 

  Home    Contractors    Building Supply   Home / Garden   Real Estate   Finance   Government

Advertise With Us

County Wide Listings

 

Asbestos as a contaminant

Most respirable asbestos fibers are invisible to the unaided human eye because their size is about 3.0-20.0 m in length and can be as thin as 0.01 m. Human hair ranges in size from 17 to 181 m in width.[6] Fibers ultimately form because when these minerals originally cooled and crystallized, they formed by the polymeric molecules lining up parallel with each other and forming oriented crystal lattices. These crystals thus have three cleavage planes, just as other minerals and gemstones have. But in their case, there are two cleavage planes that are much weaker than the third direction. When sufficient force is applied, they tend to break along their weakest directions, resulting in a linear fragmentation pattern and hence a fibrous form. This fracture process can keep occurring and one larger asbestos fiber can ultimately become the source of hundreds of much thinner and smaller fibers.

 

   Looking for Asbestos Abatement / Removal - Asbestos disposal  ? Please scroll down.

Need Some Action - Place Your Ad Here - Find Out How  


 


Alphabetical Listings

Add a new listing  Link Your Listing  Update a listing   Cant' Find it?

 
Abatement Western Inc
Cotati, CA 707 795-9770

G T Construction
Santa Rosa, CA 707 539-0704

IBS Building Maintenance Co
1327 Cooper Rd, Sebastopol, CA 707 824-8007

Jakela Inc
92 Hamilton Dr, Petaluma, CA 707 579-5884

Ralph Curran Co
2139 Stonefield Ln, Santa Rosa, CA 707 525-0337
 
 
As asbestos fibers get smaller and lighter, the more easily they become airborne and human respiratory exposures can result. Fibers will eventually settle but may be re-suspended by air currents or other movement.

Friability of a product containing asbestos means that it is so soft and weak in structure that it can be broken with simple finger crushing pressure. Friable materials are of the most initial concern due to their ease of damage. The forces or conditions of usage that come into intimate contact with most non-friable materials containing asbestos are substantially higher than finger pressure.
 
 

 

 
Back To Top
 

Also See:

Browse / Search

 

 

 

 

 

 

Page 1  2  3  4  5 

Can't find it here ? National Advertisers

Copyright 1998-2011   Wizard Marketing Internet Services
Design, Hosting and marketing provided by: