BS EN 459-1:2015 - Building lime. Definitions, specifications and conformity criteria
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BS EN 459-1:2015

Building lime. Definitions, specifications and conformity criteria

Status : Current, Under review   Published : April 2015



This European Standard applies to building lime used for:

  • preparation of binder for mortar (for example for masonry, rendering and plastering);

  • production of other construction products (for example calcium silicate bricks, autoclaved aerated concrete, concrete, etc.);

  • civil engineering applications (for example soil treatment, asphalt mixtures, etc.).

It gives definitions for the different types of building lime and their classification. It also gives requirements for their chemical and physical properties which depend on the type of building lime and specifies the conformity criteria.

Terms of delivery or other contractual conditions, normally included in documents exchanged between the supplier and the purchaser of building lime, are outside the scope of this European Standard.

Standard NumberBS EN 459-1:2015
TitleBuilding lime. Definitions, specifications and conformity criteria
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date30 April 2015
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 459-3:2015, EN 459-2:2010, EN 197-1
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 3534, ISO 3951, 93/68/EEC, ISO 2859-1
ReplacesBS EN 459-1:2010
International RelationshipsEN 459-1:2015
DescriptorsClassification systems, Designations, Construction engineering works, Slaked lime, Construction materials, Particle size distribution, Binding agents, Physical properties of materials, Conformity, Quicklime, Dolomite, Concretes, Lime, Hydraulic lime, Calcium oxide, Mortars, Air, Chemical composition, Calcium silicate bricks, Lime-stabilized soils
Title in FrenchChaux de construction. Définitions, spécifications et critères de conformité
Title in GermanBaukalk. Begriffe, Anforderungen und Konformitätskriterien
ISBN978 0 580 87067 5
File Size1.242 MB

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