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NameTilux 1
CaptionClose up of Tilux on partition wall
LocationDomestic home
SourceAsbestos Education Committee
Image Id170
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NameTillux - damaged
CaptionClose up of damaged section of Tilux from a laundry. The broken corner exposes the fibres.
Location
SourceAsbestos Education Committee
Image Id171
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NameAsbestos cement wall behind Tilux
CaptionAsbestos cement wall behind Tilux
LocationDomestic home
SourceAsbestos Education Committee
Image Id172

Tilux - Wet-area fibrous asbestos cement sheet

Product description
Compressed and autoclaved, coloured and patterned waterproof cement sheeting, used mainly in kitchens, bathrooms and laundries
Product type Cement - sheets, moulded product
Sub-Product type
Trading name(s) Tilux
Other name(s)
Build element Construction
Product identification

Tilux sheets were attached to walls and used assplashbacks in bathrooms and kitchens, as shower recesses and bathroom walls.The stainless steel strip between sheets is a primary indicator. The sheetswere patterned and often in shades of pink, blue, green and grey. The surfaceis coated and can be a dull matt appearance or shiny.

Known uses Wall lining or tiling in kitchens, bathrooms and laundries
Asbestos fibre type Amosite (brown asbestos)
Chrysotile (white asbestos)
Crocidolite (blue asbestos)
Friable or Non-Friable Non-Friable
Known Supplier(s) James Hardie
Known place of manufacture
Date / period of manufacture Pre 1987
Building construction period 1900-1920,1921-1930,1931-1940,1941-1950,1951-1960,1961-1970,1970-1980,1981-1990,Pre 1900
Location Domestic home
  • Bathroom
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Toilet
Commercial
  • Building structure
  • Walls
  • Wet Areas(Bathrooms/toilets etc)

 

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NameTilux - Springtime Blue Close Up
CaptionClose up photo of Tilux in Springtime Blue pattern. The silver screw holding it to the wall, visible in this photo, is an indicator that the material you have may be asbestos containing Tilux.
LocationDomestic home
SourceAsbestos Education Committee
Image Id173
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NameTilux - Springtime Blue Joins
CaptionTilux in Springtime Blue pattern. The silver metal cover strips, visible in this photo, indicate the material would be Tilux.
LocationDomestic home
SourceAsbestos Education Committee
Image Id174
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NameTilux walls - Hazard
CaptionThe Tilux in this bathroom is a hazard. Due to years of scrubbing, the outer sealed layer has been cleaned off creating fine dust which would contain asbestos.
LocationDomestic home
SourceAsbestos Education Committee
Image Id176
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NameTilux Shower and Asbestos
CaptionThe Tilux in this bathroom is a hazard. Due to years of scrubbing, the outer sealed layer has been cleaned off creating a fine dust which would contain asbestos. The upper walls are also asbesto cement, the flooring beneath the tiles and the grout also contain asbestos containing materials.
LocationDomestic home
SourceAsbestos Education Committee
Image Id177
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NameTilux bathroom walls - hazard
CaptionThe Tilux in this bathroom is a hazard. Due to years of scrubbing, the outer sealed layer has been cleaned off creating fine dust which would contain asbestos.
LocationDomestic home
SourceAsbestos Education Committee
Image Id178
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NameTilux kitchen splash back
CaptionWell maintained Tilux sheeting used as a kitchen splash back.
LocationDomestic home
SourceAsbestos Education Committee
Image Id179
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NameTilux kitchen splash back
CaptionWell maintained Tilux sheeting used as a kitchen splash-back. Tilux has been cut to accommodate cupboards.
LocationDomestic home
SourceAsbestos Education Committee
Image Id180
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NameTilux kitchen splashback - lose up
CaptionTilux sheeting used as a kitchen splash back. Tilux has been cut around the window creating an exposed gap..
LocationDomestic home
SourceAsbestos Education Committee
Image Id181
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NameTilux kitchen splashback
CaptionTilux sheeting used as a kitchen splash back. The silver metal cover strips, visible in this photo, indicate the material would be Tilux.
LocationDomestic home
SourceAsbestos Education Committee
Image Id182
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NameTilux kitchen splashback and laminate bench
CaptionThe silver metal cover strips, visible in this photo, indicate the material would be Tilux. The glue under the laminate bench top may contain asbestos.
LocationDomestic home
SourceAsbestos Education Committee
Image Id183
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NameTilux kitchen splashback
CaptionThe silver metal cover strips and metal screw visible in this photo, indicate the material would be Tilux.
LocationDomestic home
SourceAsbestos Education Committee
Image Id184
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NameJames Hardie Product Information PDF - Tilux
CaptionJames Hardie Product Information PDF - Tilux
LocationOther
SourceArchive
Image Id185
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NameTilux - original label
CaptionOriginal Tilux instruction sheet attached to back of Tilux wall sheet
LocationDomestic home
SourceAsbestos Awareness
Image Id327
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NameTilux with original label
CaptionOriginal Tilux instruction sheet attached to back of Tilux wall sheet
LocationDomestic home
SourceAsbestos Awareness
Image Id328

 

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