Civil Engineering - Building Materials - Discussion


Mastic asphalt is

[A]. water proof
[B]. fire proof
[C]. elastic
[D]. all the above.

Answer: Option D


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Gabroo said: (Nov 11, 2016)  
Mastic asphalt is only used in water proof.

Sumit said: (Apr 26, 2017)  
It should be A only.

Vasantha Devi said: (May 30, 2017)  
Mastic asphalt is also used for fire proof and water proofing.

Pranjal Patel said: (Jul 11, 2017)  
Asphalt is temperature susceptible due to its low softening point. It melts at a lower temperature.

So, option A is correct.

Lingarajyadav J said: (Dec 15, 2017)  
Mastic asphalt is normally used for water proofing and damp proofing course.

Romy said: (Jan 12, 2018)  
There are two options match 1 waterproof 2 elastic. So may be used for damp proofing. But not 100% sure that mastic asphalt can be used in dmp.

Abubakar said: (Jan 25, 2020)  
How it is fireproof. Although asphalt is very vulnerable to fire. Can anybody explain?

Wafa Shah said: (Jan 13, 2021)  
Given answer is correct. Mastuc asphalt is fire proof that is why it's widely used as a roofing material.

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