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I've found this flat panel in my garden (1 x 1.5 meters, thickness approximately 0.5 cm): Is this Asbestos? enter image description here enter image description here

I'm in Bali where asbestos cement is still widely used. It's not friable.

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    Since you've copywritten your photos and disabled downloading, we can't include them in your question. Try uploading somewhere like imgur.com so we can add them here. – BMitch Aug 27 '13 at 11:11
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    With those long fibres, it looks more like hair and plaster than asbestos. Try burning one of the fibres by holding a match under it. – Wayfaring Stranger Aug 27 '13 at 13:25
  • Are the pictures visible to everybody now? Thanks! – Tom Aug 28 '13 at 4:38
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You could order an Asbestos test kit online, and find out. The results are probably as accurate, if not more accurate than the answers you'll get from a random community of people on the internet.

PRO-LAB® offers just such an Asbestos Test Kit.

I have no affiliation with PRO-LAB® or any of it's products, and do not recommend or endorse any of their products or services. This was simply the first product I found while searching the internet for "asbestos test kit"

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