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Did Keene's cement contain asbestos? What colour was it? Was it ever used for pipe lagging?

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Keene's Cement Plaster or Keene's cement is a hard plaster formulation, primarily used for ornamental work. Alternate names are Martin's cement and Parian cement. It is a calcined formulation of regular calcium sulfate plaster with an alum admixture. The compound gives a hard finish that can be polished.