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Non-Friable ACM

Non-Friable ACM

Non-friable ACM is any material that contains more than 1% asbestos, but cannot be crushed by hand pressure. Non-friable ACM is often asbestos mixed with other materials like cement, such as fibro-cement. Fibro-cement is the most commonly found non-friable asbestos in our built environment.

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  • Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was commonly used in the residential building industry between the 1940s and 1970s.