Asbestos is a crafting component in Fallout 4.


Asbestos is a fire resistant material used as insulation and as a fire suppressant. Because of its ability to resist fire, it can be used to craft a variety of weapon and armor mods, including fire resistant armor. It is also a component for multiple items which can be crafted at the chemistry station.


Miscellaneous object (see below)
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Asbestos (varies)
Original item Yield Weight Yield/W
Asbestos 1 0.1 10
Shipment of 25 units 25 0
Biometric scanner 1 3 0.33
Chalk 2 0
Cigarette carton 2 1 2
Coffee pot 1 1 1
Extinguisher 2 6 0.33
Luxobrew coffee pot 2 1 2
Oven mitt 1 1 1
Pack of cigarettes 1 0.1 10
Rat poison 1 0.5 2
Teapot 1 1 1


Behind the scenesEdit

Asbestos was used extensively in the real world 1950s in everything from cement to tile. After it was found that asbestos causes cancer, among other health problems, it was ordered to be removed from buildings and production ceased.

Crafting in Fallout 4