BS EN 494:2012+A1:2015 - Fibre-cement profiled sheets and fittings. Product specification and test methods

BS EN 494:2012+A1:2015

Fibre-cement profiled sheets and fittings. Product specification and test methods

Status : Project Underway, Current   Published : November 2012
Conformity to regulation : Designated



This European Standard specifies the technical requirements and establishes methods of control and test as well as acceptance conditions for fibre-cement profiled sheets and their fibre-cement fittings for one or more of the following uses:

  • roofing;

  • internal wall finishes;

  • external wall and ceiling finishes.

For the purpose of this European Standard, fibre-cement profiled sheets are classified according to their height of corrugation and their mechanical characteristics.

This European Standard covers fibre-cement profiled sheets reinforced with fibres of different type as specified in 5.1.1, with and without factory applied coating.

This European Standard does not include calculations with regard to works, design requirements, installation techniques, wind uplift or rain proofing of the installed sheets.


Some of these requirements can be applied, after agreement, to curved sheets for specific applications.

Standard NumberBS EN 494:2012+A1:2015
TitleFibre-cement profiled sheets and fittings. Product specification and test methods
StatusProject Underway, Current
Publication Date30 November 2012
Conformity to regulationDesignated
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 197-1, BS EN 13501-1:2018, ISO 2602:1980, ISO 1716, EN 13501-1:2018, EN 15057, ISO 2859-1, ISO 3951-1, EN ISO 1716, EN 13823, EN 13501-5, CEN/TS 1187
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN ISO 9001, ISO 9001
ReplacesBS EN 494:2004
International RelationshipsEN 494:2012+A1:2015
Amended ByAmendment, October 2015
DescriptorsCorrugated, Statistical methods of analysis, Specimen preparation, Roof coverings, Thickness, Dimensional tolerances, Performance, Marking, Test equipment, Width measurement, Environmental testing, Grades (quality), Sheet roof coverings, Square shape, Testing conditions, Cements, Acceptance inspection, Bend testing, Fibres, Density measurement, Classification systems, Length measurement, Mechanical testing, Thickness measurement, Reinforced materials, Freeze-thaw tests, Profile, Statistical quality control, Breaking load, Fasteners, Height, Deflection tests, Watertightness tests, Dimensional measurement, Accuracy
Title in FrenchPlaques profilées en fibres-ciment et accessoires. Spécifications du produit et méthodes d'essai
Title in GermanFaserzement-Wellplatten und dazugehörige Formteile. Produktspezifikation und Prüfverfahren
ISBN978 0 580 88308 8
File Size2.748 MB

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