It is a fact that asbestos fibers are carcinogenic in nature. If a person is exposed to asbestos at least for once, then it will not harm the person’s health. But, if a person is exposed to asbestos for many times, then that person can suffer from health problems, such as Mesothelioma and Asbestosis. It is not easy to detect these diseases, even these can be detected either 15 or 20 years later and not before that. This is a bad news as after 20 years, a person suffering from either of the two diseases cannot be cured anymore. Not only human beings, but animals and our environment are also affected negatively by asbestos.
Moreover, asbestos fibers are extremely light and that’s why it can be carried away by the aid of air currents at ease. However there are some good solutions to prevent the ill effects of asbestos by hiring asbestos removal Melbourne. These removal services also recycle asbestos to make it less harmful and more useful.
Undisturbed asbestos is really less harming. And the recycled asbestos are proven to be the best ones as the end products of the asbestos recycling process are really free of toxic and you can use it without any fear.
Process of recycling and disposal
Generally, asbestos and all asbestos products are disposed like the hazardous waste. People use either rubbish dumps or landfill sites for disposing as well as recycling asbestos products. Landfill sites are used for treating wastes. But, with advancement of technology, new and more advanced ways of safe systems of disposal have come into use. Recycling of asbestos is the method of transforming asbestos into less harming silica’s glass. In this method, thermal decomposition of asbestos happens at 1000 to 1250 centigrade, therefore, it produces a less hazardous mixture of silicate phases. At temperatures over 1250 centigrade, the method produces either the glass of silica or silicate glass. Moreover, Microwave thermal treatment is also used for the same process. Microwave thermal treatment is preferred for transforming asbestos into porcelain tiles and ceramic bricks.
Things that you should do
You can find asbestos in places, like garage, rainwater pipes, gutter and sheds and roofs. You can also notice loose asbestos packing in the midst of floors and partition walls. Keep in mind that any person must never saw or drill all the asbestos materials. You must seek the assistance of a professional as distinct types of asbestos require varied disposal techniques.