Gandee & Associates Online Museum

Welcome to the museum!  This area contains a unique collection of images and descriptions of hazardous building materials products and memorabilia, as well as some uncommon household uses for hazardous materials.  Take your time, enjoy, and look around.

 

Hazardous Building Materials in Construction



Fireproofing
Fireproofing

Fireproofing sprayed on structural steel framing may contain asbestos.

Gypsum Board & Compound
Gypsum Board & Compound

Both gypsum board (drywall) and associated compounds may contain asbestos.

Floor Tile & Mastic
Floor Tile & Mastic

Both floor tile and associated mastics (black stripes in photo) may contain asbestos.

Acoustical Plaster Ceiling System
Acoustical Plaster Ceiling System

Both finish and base coats of these ceiling systems may contain asbestos.

Glued-Applied Acoustical Tiles
Glued-Applied Acoustical Tiles

Both acoustical tiles and associated mastics (glue) may contain asbestos.

Duct Connector
Duct Connector

Fabric duct connectors may contain asbestos.

Duct Tape
Duct Tape

Materials on seams of ductwork may contain asbestos.

Hard Plaster Ceiling/Wall Systems
Hard Plaster Ceiling/Wall Systems

Both finish and base coats of these systems may contain asbestos.

Insulation on Pipe Fittings
Insulation on Pipe Fittings

Both insulation and associated jacket may contain asbestos.

Pipe Insulation
Pipe Insulation

Many types of asbestos-containing thermal system insulation may be found on pipes, boilers, tanks, breeching, etc.

Suspended Acoustical Ceiling Panels
Suspended Acoustical Ceiling Panels

Acoustical ceiling panels may contain asbestos.

Window Components
Window Components

Glazing compounds, glazing tapes and caulking associated with window and/or door assemblies may contain asbestos.

Asbestos Furnace Cement
Asbestos Furnace Cement
Asbestos Brake Lining
Asbestos Brake Lining
Asbestos Fireproofing
Asbestos Fireproofing
Asbestos Furnace Cement
Asbestos Furnace Cement
Asbestos Anchor Packing
Asbestos Anchor Packing
Asbestos Packing
Asbestos Packing
Asbestos Paper Roll
Asbestos Paper Roll
Asbestos Safety Roll
Asbestos Safety Roll
Asbestos Gasket
Asbestos Gasket
Asbestos No Drip Tape
Asbestos No Drip Tape
Lead Paste
Lead Paste
Lead Solder
Lead Solder

Hazardous Building Materials Products



Asbestos Cigarette Filter
Asbestos Cigarette Filter
Asbestos Glove
Asbestos Glove
Asbestos Laboratory Specimen
Asbestos Laboratory Specimen
Asbestos Money Bag
Asbestos Money Bag
Asbestos BBQ Mitt
Asbestos BBQ Mitt
Heat & Frost Insulators Belt Buckle
Heat & Frost Insulators Belt Buckle
Asbestos Burner Pad
Asbestos Burner Pad
Asbestos Dish Towels
Asbestos Dish Towels
Hair Dryer
Hair Dryer

Asbestos-containing insulation on heating element.

Asbestos Hot Plate
Asbestos Hot Plate
Mercury Bulb Hygrometer
Mercury Bulb Hygrometer
Asbestos Iron Rest
Asbestos Iron Rest

Miscellaneous Hazardous Household Products and Memorabilia