BS EN 16475-7:2016 - Chimneys. Accessories. Rain caps. Requirements and test methods

BS EN 16475-7:2016

Chimneys. Accessories. Rain caps. Requirements and test methods

Status : Current, Under review   Published : May 2016



This European Standard specifies requirements and test methods for rain caps that are used as components, subject to flue gas, in order to protect against rain entry into the chimney flues.

Rain caps which are part of components of a system chimney or other components of a chimney such as terminals, are not covered by this European Standard.

It also specifies the requirements for marking, manufacturers’ instruction, product information and attestation and verification of constancy of performance (AVCP).


Rain caps according to this standard are suitable for both dry and wet chimney applications.

Standard NumberBS EN 16475-7:2016
TitleChimneys. Accessories. Rain caps. Requirements and test methods
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date31 May 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS EN 1443:2019, EN 1858, EN 206, EN 14297, EN 1857, EN 1443:2019, EN 14471:2013+A1:2015, EN 1856-2:2009
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 9001, EN 573-3, EN 1991-1-3, EN ISO 9001, ISO 2859-1, EN 13384-1:2015
International RelationshipsEN 16475-7:2016
DescriptorsPerformance testing, Leak tests, Flue linings, Flow measurement, Thermal-shock tests, Condensation, Wear tests, Chimneys, Thermal testing, Construction systems parts, Thermal resistance, Flues, Environmental testing
Title in FrenchConduits de cheminée. Accessoires. Chapeaux pare-pluie. Exigences et méthodes d'essai
Title in GermanAbgasanlagen. Zubehörteile. Regenhauben. Anforderungen und Prüfmethoden
ISBN978 0 580 79614 2
File Size2.003 MB

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