Armstrong vinyl flooring is one of the toughest and best known of all the vinyl flooring made today. While in the past it was often found in industrial buildings such as warehouses and garages, today, thanks to the rise of polished concrete, this versatile flooring material is increasingly installed in a variety of locations, including offices, reception areas and residential homes in Melbourne.
David, naturally by email alone no one can say with certainty whether or not a floor tile contains asbestos, but if your flooring matches one of the ACM floor tiles we illustrate here, AND if you are confident about the age (as you suggest) most likely it is an asbestos-containing product.
Our standards require that we use the highest quality engineered hardwood flooring planks in European Oak, Walnut, and Hickory, featuring top-quality Birch-ply and thick sawn top layers that offer all the longevity of solid wood flooring, with superior stability.
Asbestos products and their history and use in various building materials such as asphalt and vinyl flooring includes discussion which draws on Asbestos, Its Industrial Applications, D.V. Rosato, engineering consultant, Newton, MA, Reinhold Publishing, 1959 Library of Congress Catalog Card No.: 59-12535 (out of print, text and images available at ).
Well, it could be said that the windows being open could cause clammy sheets, but since the windows were open long after the flooring was out, and the clamminess gone, one might assume that we were either going through an extraordinary dry spell, or there was something else in the air causing the clamminess.