New Uses For Asbestos Encapsulating Paint In Construction Industry

Asbestos encapsulating paint serves as a specialized coat designed to seal in potentially hazardous asbestos fibers and particles. It also provides a shield that keeps abraded asbestos containing materials contained, preventing the release of dangerous gases into the living area of your home or workplace. Originally developed during the 1970s to address this health concern, asbestos encapsulating paint is formulated with organic binders and other chemicals to reduce airborne or water-borne asbestos exposure.
In addition, some varieties contain special additives that aid the adhesion of the product to the underlying substrate surface. If fiberglass is embedded in an existing wall surface, use an acrylic latex coating such as Rust oleum® Condition Glaze™ Asbestos Encapsulant & Sealer before applying a top coat of regular latex paint.

Why Asos Encapsulating Paint Is Necessary?

Asbestos encapsulating paint is necessary in order to prevent the release of harmful asbestos fibers that can be released into the air if this substance becomes disturbed or damaged. This type of coating provides physical protection against airborne asbestos particles and limits hazardous exposure to individuals who work around or near these materials on a regular basis.

The use of this type of coatings also helps reduce possible health related risks associated with inhaling or ingesting airborne asbestos particles, such as lung cancer, mesothelioma and asbestosis. Asbestos encapsulating paint acts as a sealant that prevents direct contact between workers and hazardous material, providing an additional level for safety for those working in areas where asbestos contaminated materials may be present.

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FIBERLOCK LBC III Industrial Lead Encapsulant Lead Encapsulating Paint – 5801 – 5 Gallon White

FIBERLOCK LBC III Industrial Lead Encapsulant, Lead Encapsulating Paint - 5801 - 5 Gallon, White

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FIBERLOCK LBC III Industrial Lead Encapsulant Lead Encapsulating Paint 5801 5 Gallon White is the perfect answer for protecting surfaces from lead  based paint. This professional grade sealant forms a long lasting barrier between the toxic metal and the environment, allowing architects and designers to preserve the original look of a structure while preserving its safety. Our revolutionary coating is fortified with a bitter anti ingest ant so that accidental ingestion of lead particles is kept to an absolute minimum.

Additionally, this exterior and interior solution meets and/or exceeds ASTM E-1795 standards, as well as UL Classified and Class A fire rated. An easy application process with a brush, roller, or airless spray equipment along with drying within 14 wet mils results in a film thickness of 7 dry mils  the required minimum. LBC III is safe for use in all 50 states and ensures maximum protection for your building.

Common Questions On FIBERLOCK LBC III Industrial Lead Encapsulant Lead Encapsulating Paint – 5801 – 5 Gallon White

• How does Fiberlock LBC III Industrial Lead Encapsulating Paint aid in leading paint stabilization?
Fiberlock LBC III Industrial Lead Encapsulating Paint acts as a shield against chipping, peeling, and cracking, providing superior stability of lead paint.• What is the coverage rate of Fiberlock LBC III Industrial Lead Encapsulating Paint?

On smooth surfaces, Fiberlock LBC III Industrial Lead Encapsulating Paint covers up to 400 square feet per gallon.

• Is Fiberlock LBC III Industrial Lead Encapsulating Paint safe for use on food surfaces?

No, Fiberlock LBC III Industrial Lead Encapsulating Paint is not safe for use on food surfaces.

• Does Fiberlock LBC III Industrial Lead Encapsulating Paint contain VOCs?

No, Fiberlock LBC III Industrial Lead Encapsulating Paint is formulated without VOCs (volatile organic compounds).

• What is the specific gravity of Fiberlock LBC III Industrial Lead Encapsulating Paint?

The specific gravity of Fiberlock LBC III Industrial Lead Encapsulating Paint is 1.06.

Why We Like This

1. Forms a barrier to protect against toxic lead.
2. Contains a bitter anti ingest ant agent for additional protection.
3. Suitable for interior and exterior use.
4. Meets and surpasses the ASTM E 1795 standard for lead based paint encapsulants.
5. Easy to apply with brush, roller, or airless spray equipment.

Additional Product Information

Color White
Height 14.5 Inches
Length 11.75 Inches
Weight 11.24 Pounds

Benefits Of Asos Encapsulating Paint

Asbestos encapsulating paint is an incredibly useful tool for retrofits, renovations and other projects associated with the maintenance of older infrastructure or buildings. Asbestos paint was used in many public and private structures built prior to 1980 due to its heat-resistant qualities. Removing asbestos can be difficult and extremely hazardous if not done properly, hence why Encapsulation is a common solution for maintaining asbestos-containing materials such as insulation panels or coatings on walls or ceilings whilst also minimizing exposure risks.

Through applying Encapsulation Paint into space that contains existing Asbestos containing products you are able to contain the fibers rather than risk them floating around in free air where they can be inhaled unknowingly by anyone nearby; this poses an extreme health hazard especially when freshly there could potentially be strands of fiber already airborne but having gone through tests post installation these will no longer become a worry as they’re captured inside multiple layers of sealant which protect against further contamination from corroding material over time (weathering etc.).

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What Is Asbestos Encapsulating Paint?

Asbestos encapsulating paint is a special type of coating used to seal in asbestos containing materials (ACMs) so that the hazardous material does not become airborne. This type of paint acts as a barrier to prevent asbestos fibers from becoming airborne, which can be inhaled and cause serious health problems. Asbestos encapsulating paints come in a variety of colors and textures, allowing homeowners and business owners to choose a product that best fits their needs.

Why Use Asbestos Encapsulating Paint?

Asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) were commonly used in construction prior to the 1980s. Over time, these materials can become weakened and may release asbestos fibers into the air, which can be inhaled by people and cause respiratory illnesses such as mesothelioma. Asbestos encapsulation paint seals in ACMs, preventing the release of harmful asbestos fibers into the air. This helps reduce the risk of exposure to people who may come into contact with these materials.

Types Of Asbestos Encapsulating Paint

Asbestos encapsulation paints come in two main types: water-based acrylics and solvent based epoxies. Water based acrylics are less expensive than epoxies but are not as long lasting or durable, they are typically used for small projects or repairs. Solvent based epoxies are more expensive but provide greater protection against moisture and chemical damage; they are commonly used for large projects or areas where moisture is likely to be an issue.

Application Process

Before applying asbestos encapsulation paint, it’s important to make sure all existing ACM surfaces are clean and free from debris, dirt, dust, grease, oil, waxes or other contaminants. Any existing coating should also be removed before applying the new paint. Once surfaces are clean and dry, it’s time to apply the paint using a brush or roller according to manufacturer’s instructions. The number of coats needed will depend on the type of product used; two or more coats may be necessary for maximum protection against airborne particles.

Maintenance Requirements

It is important to maintain your asbestos encapsulation paint regularly in order to keep it effective at preventing airborne particles from escaping ACM surfaces. This includes inspection of painted surfaces every one to three years for signs of deterioration such as flaking or chipping off of the coating due to wear and tear or weathering over time. Additionally, regular cleaning with mild soap and water is recommended in order to keep painted surfaces looking good and free from any contaminants that could reduce its effectiveness at preventing particle release.

Frequently Asked Question

What Are The Health Risks Associated With Using Asbestos Encapsulating Paint?

The health risks associated with using asbestos encapsulating paint are:

1. Inhalation of asbestos fibers can cause lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis.

2. Exposure to asbestos fibers can cause irritation of the eyes, skin, and respiratory system.

3. Asbestos fibers can be inhaled or ingested and can cause long term health problems.

4. If asbestos fibers become airborne, people can be exposed to them and develop health problems.

5. Asbestos containing paint can become damaged or disturbed, releasing asbestos fibers into the air.

6. Asbestos dust can be spread through contact with clothing and skin, and through airborne contact.

Is There An Approved Application Technique To Ensure Proper Encapsulation?

Yes, there are several approved application techniques that can be used to ensure proper encapsulation. These include using object oriented programming (OOP) to create encapsulated objects, using access modifiers such as private, protected, and public to restrict access to certain data and methods, using encapsulated libraries, and using design patterns such as Model View Controller (MVC).

Are There Any Restrictions On Where Asbestos Encapsulating Paint Can Be Used?

Yes, there are restrictions on where asbestos encapsulating paint can be used. It should not be used on surfaces that are exposed to direct sunlight, as this can cause the paint to deteriorate and release asbestos fibers. Additionally, asbestos encapsulating paint should not be applied to surfaces that are subject to mechanical abrasion or vibration, as this can also cause the paint to break down and release asbestos fibers. Finally, asbestos encapsulating paint should not be used on surfaces that are damp or wet, as this can also cause the paint to break down and release asbestos fibers.

How Long Will Asbestos Encapsulating Paint Last Before Needing To Be Replaced?

If the area is exposed to extreme weather conditions, or has a high level of humidity, it may need to be replaced sooner.

What Disposal Procedures Should Be Followed When Disposing Of Asbestos Encapsulating Paint?

When disposing of asbestos encapsulating paint, it is important to follow proper safety procedures. All containers should be sealed and labeled with a warning about the hazardous contents. If possible, the encapsulating paint should be collected by a professional hazardous waste disposal company that is trained to safely and properly dispose of the material.

If the encapsulating paint must be disposed of by the user, it should be done in accordance with the local and regional environmental regulations. The encapsulated paint should be collected and sealed in a sealed and labeled container before being disposed of at a hazardous waste disposal facility. The area should also be cleaned up after disposal and all protective clothing should be discarded.


Thank you for taking the time to consider using our company’s asbestos encapsulating paint for your project. We believe that it is the perfect product for providing a safe and secure protective coating against potential hazardous materials from releases or damage due to natural disasters. Our high quality and professional service ensures that no matter what type of asbestos liable surface needs coverage, we have the right paint solution.

Additionally, we offer free color options along with specialized features matching to enhance overall aesthetics as per customer’s specific requirements making us more customers friendly choice away from competitors offering painted facades just at their standard prices only. As such , available quality standards achieving higher level of performance than others in helping clients from all walks reach their desired design goals without compromising on safety factors .

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