BS 3247:2011+A1:2016 - Specification for salt for spreading on highways for winter maintenance
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BS 3247:2011+A1:2016

Specification for salt for spreading on highways for winter maintenance

Status : Current   Published : February 2011



This British Standard specifies the essential properties of salt for spreading on highways for winter maintenance and includes tests for some of these properties.

Marking requirements are also specified.

The types of salt which are used for winter road maintenance are described in Annex A. Some important considerations affecting the grade of salt to be chosen for particular purposes are given in Annex B. Information on how salt works as a de-icing agent is included in Annex C.

Standard NumberBS 3247:2011+A1:2016
TitleSpecification for salt for spreading on highways for winter maintenance
Publication Date28 February 2011
Confirm Date01 June 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS 410-1, BS 5898:1980, BS EN ISO 10012, BS EN 932-1:1997, BS EN 933-1:1997
Informative References(Provided for Information)BS 1622, BS 7319-1, BS 7319-2
ReplacesBS 3247:1991
Amended ByCorrigendum, July 2013. Amendment, October 2016. Amends and replaces BS 3247:2011.
Draft Superseded By10/30177619 DC16/30340035 DC
DescriptorsSodium chloride, Street gritting, Rock salt, Roads, Grades (quality), Chemical composition, Marking, Water content determination, Particle size distribution, Screening (sizing), Chemical analysis and testing, Determination of content, Insoluble matter determination, Sulfates, Gravimetric analysis, Precipitation methods, Volumetric analysis
Title in FrenchSel à épandre sur les chaussées en périodes hivernales. Spécifications
Title in GermanStreusalz für Strassen im Winter
ISBN978 0 580 93918 1
File Size1.548 MB

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