CH#003 - Asbestos Sprayed-on Fireproofing

Asbestos Sprayed-on Fireproofing


Asbestos Sprayed-on Fireproofing
Berkeley, CA USA




The Challenge:

Deteriorating Asbestos sprayed-on-fireproofing over structural steel in the elevator control room required cleaning up every  three to four months. The building’sengineers were looking for an environmentally sound and cost effectivesolution to this maintenance challenge.


Benefits Desired:

  • Class A Fire Rating
  • Durable, Long Lasting
  • Highly Impact and Abuse Resistant
  • Green and Super Compliant Zero VOC Coatings
  • Cost Effective
  • No Odor
  • No Downtime



A Class A Fire Rated AsbestoSafe® Encasement System was installed providing the building owners with a safe, highly impact and seismic resistant, durable, long lasting system. The Encasement System chosen included GLOBAL’s award winning products, PrepLESS Primer and AsbestoSafe® TopCoat. Abatement was performed in one weekend and owners reported that the job paid for itself in saved maintenance costs over a twelve month period.

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