Civil Engineering - Waste Water Engineering - Discussion


The asbestos cement pipes are generally laid

[A]. horizontally
[B]. vertically
[C]. at an angle of 30°
[D]. at an angle of 60°.

Answer: Option B


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Shishpal said: (Jul 7, 2016)  
Why we use only in a vertical position?

Gajan Rana said: (Apr 24, 2017)  
Because asbestos cement pipes are weak in compression.

Garry said: (Dec 28, 2017)  

Because asbestos pipes are not corrosion resistant and have a high compressive strength so only used to carry water.

Not used in conditions where a heavy load is anticipated like underground condition.

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