BS EN 845-3:2013+A1:2016 - Specification for ancillary components for masonry. Bed joint reinforcement of steel meshwork
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BS EN 845-3:2013+A1:2016

Specification for ancillary components for masonry. Bed joint reinforcement of steel meshwork

Status : Current   Published : August 2013



This European Standard specifies the requirements for masonry bed joint reinforcement for structural use (see

Where products are intended for use in cavity wall construction, this European Standard covers only the performance of the meshwork as reinforcement in bed joints and not its performance as wall ties across the cavity.

This European Standard is not applicable to:

  1. products in the form of individual bars or rods;

  2. products formed from materials other than specified grades of austenitic stainless steel, austenitic ferritic stainless steel, zinc pre-coated steel sheet or zinc coated steel wire with or without organic coating.


Annex ZA refers only to welded wire meshwork intended for structural use referred to in 5.2.1 as there are no known regulated requirements for products of this family for non-structural use.

Standard NumberBS EN 845-3:2013+A1:2016
TitleSpecification for ancillary components for masonry. Bed joint reinforcement of steel meshwork
Publication Date31 August 2013
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 846-2, EN 846-3, EN 10020, EN 10088, EN 10143, EN 10244, EN 10245-1, EN 10245-2, EN 10245-3, EN 10346, EN ISO 15630
Informative References(Provided for Information)305/2011/EU, EN 846-13, EN ISO 7500-1, ISO 7500-1, EN ISO 9513, ISO 9513, EN ISO/IEC 17025, ISO/IEC 17025, ISO 12491
ReplacesBS EN 845-3:2003+A1:2008
International RelationshipsEN 845-3:2013
Amended ByCorrigendum, September 2013. Amendment, September 2016. Amends and replaces BS EN 845-3:2013.
Draft Superseded By12/30265759 DC
DescriptorsBlocks (building), Blockwork, Bricks, Brickwork, Components, Construction systems parts, Mortars, Joints, Reinforcing materials, Reinforcing steels, Meshes, Reinforcement, Expanded metal, Wires, Welded joints, Performance
Title in FrenchSpécifications pour composants accessoires de maçonnerie. Treillis d'armature en acier pour joints horizontaux
Title in GermanFestlegungen für Ergänzungsbauteile für Mauerwerk. Lagerfugenbewehrung aus Stahl
ISBN978 0 580 84585 7
File Size3.672 MB

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