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Asbestos Fibre Cement Claddings & Gables

There are many different types of Asbestos Fibre cement Cladding profiles and variances across New Zealand.

A good deal were made in NZ (Auckland and Christchurch) however a large number were also imported in from all over the world with names and trace origins now unknown.
Here are a few names to look out for on building consents and information about residential dwellings

*Fibrolite – Asbestos Fibre Cement Board
*Durock
*Coverline or Highline
*Hardiflex or Hardiplank
*Villaboard, Versilux, Tilux
*Harditherm
*Durotherm
*Shadowline

Fibre cement Cladding

Asbestos Fibre cement cladding

Cladding Wall of Asbestos Fibre Cement Tile

Asbestos Cladding Fibre Cement Tiles

Exterior Cladding on Wall with Asbestos fibre cement board - Batten

Batten cladding

Wellington Example of Fibre Cement Tile Cladding

Fibre Cement Tiles

Textured asbestos fibre cement cladding on house

Textured asbestos fibre cement cladding on house

Asbestos Hardiplank on house

Asbestos Hardiplank on house

Hardiplank style Asbestos Weatherboard

Hardiplank style Asbestos Weatherboard

hardie shadowline cladding

hardie shadowline cladding

Asbestos fibre cement board cladding on house

asbestos fibre cement cladding on house

Fibre Cement Profiled Asbestos Cladding

Fibre Cement Profiled Asbestos Cladding

Shadowline Asbestos Profile on Gable

Shadowline Asbestos Profile on Gable

asbestos cladding - Upper exterior  - Asbestos soffits, Asbestos gable end

asbestos containing cladding on upper exterior cladding, soffits, and gable end

asbestos-wall-cladding -  Fibrolite - Fibre cement

asbestos-wall-cladding – Fibrolite – Fibre cement

Even though Building Plans and Council records show claddings were specified as a certain type or brand, remember that it was commonplace to switch/substitute building products prior to specification in the 2000’s.

You are always best to get any fibrecement cladding tested to be sure. If you are based in Canterbury or Wellington, Hazmat would love to help – Contact us here

Information provided by:
*Management of asbestos in the non-occupational environment by Department of Health AUS
*NZMOH 1997
*Asbestos Awareness AU / NZ
*BRANZ
*HazMat NZ

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