BS 493:1995+A1:2010 - Specification for airbricks and gratings for wall ventilation

BS 493:1995+A1:2010

Specification for airbricks and gratings for wall ventilation

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : April 1995



Class 1 units for external use, and class 2 units for internal use, in concrete, clay, copper, aluminium, steel, thermoplastics and plaster (internal only). Overall dimensions, shape of apertures, unobstructed air space, wall hold, screening, testing of plaster units, impact test for thermoplastics airbricks.

Standard NumberBS 493:1995+A1:2010
TitleSpecification for airbricks and gratings for wall ventilation
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date15 April 1995
Confirm Date15 May 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS EN ISO 9445-2, BS EN 197-4, BS EN 10048, ISO 1461:2009, BS 6610, BS 2782-3:Methods 320A to 320F:1976, BS EN 12878, BS EN 1559-49, BS EN 10029, BS EN 197-1, BS EN 12620:2002, BS 4027, BS EN 1559-1, BS EN ISO 877, ISO 9445-1:2009, BS 6750, BS 1191-1, ISO 9445-2:2009, BS EN ISO 1461, BS EN 10051:1991, BS EN 12620:2002/AMD 1:2008, BS EN 10346, BS EN 10130, BS EN 1976, BS EN 10051:1991/AMD 1:1997, BS EN ISO 9445-1, BS EN 1978, BS 2782-3:Methods 320A to 320F:1976/AMD 1:1994, BS EN 10095, BS 2782-5:Method 550B:1996, BS EN 1676, BS EN 13279-1, BS EN 1706
Informative References(Provided for Information)BS 6954-3:1988, BS 6954-1:1988, BS 6954-2:1988, BS 6954
ReplacesBS 493:1970
Amended ByAmendment, September 2010
Draft Superseded By10/30155844 DC
DescriptorsTensile strength, Air registers, Test equipment, Test specimens, Walls, Dimensions, Air bricks, Bricks, Impact testing, Ventilation, Elongation, Specimen preparation
Title in FrenchSpécification des briques d'aération et grilles pour la ventilation des murs
Title in GermanLieferbedingung fuer Lochziegel und Gitter zur Mauerventilation
ISBN978 0 580 72795 5
File Size525 KB

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