BS 476-23:1987 - Fire tests on building materials and structures. Methods for determination of the contribution of components to the fire resistance of a structure – BSI British Standards

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BS 476-23:1987

Fire tests on building materials and structures. Methods for determination of the contribution of components to the fire resistance of a structure

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : May 1987

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This Part of BS 476 describes procedures for determining the contribution made by components to the total fire resistance of a structure or other elements used in conjunction with them when subjected to the relevant heating and pressure conditions specified in BS 476-20. This Part provides the requirements for specimen selection and/or its design and construction, the edge conditions, the equipment including any special apparatus or instrumentation, and the procedures and criteria as they apply to components which make a contribution to the fire resistance of a complete assembly. The methods are applicable to suspended ceilings protecting steel beams and intumescent seals for use in conjunction with single-acting, latched timber fire resisting door assemblies.




Standard NumberBS 476-23:1987
TitleFire tests on building materials and structures. Methods for determination of the contribution of components to the fire resistance of a structure
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date29 May 1987
Confirm Date01 June 2016
Cross ReferencesBS 476:Part 20, BS 476:Part 21, BS 476:Part 22, BS 476:Part 24, BS 4360, BS 4422, Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, Asbestos Regulations 1969
ReplacesBS 476-8:1972
Amended ByAMD 9458
Draft Superseded By85/41321 DC96/540442 DC
DescriptorsFire tests, Fire resistance, Heating tests, Construction systems parts, Suspended ceilings, Ceilings, Beams, Structural steels, Doorsets, Structural members, Doors, Wood, Seals, Fire barriers, Fire doors, Test specimens, Dimensions, Testing conditions, Test equipment, Intumescent honeycombs
ICS13.220.50
Title in FrenchEssais au feu des matériaux et structures du bâtiment. Méthodes de détermination de la contribution des éléments à la résistance au feu d'une structure
Title in GermanBrandschutztechnische Pruefungen an Baustoffen und Bauten. Verfahren zur Bestimmung des Einflusses von Bauteilen auf den Feuerwiderstand von Bauwerken
CommitteeFSH/22
ISBN0 580 15804 0
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages22
File Size660.9 KB
Price£126.00


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