(1) for units intended to be used in elements subject to structural requirements. (2 ) for units intended to be used in elements subject to fire requirements. This Guide to BS EN has been prepared to assist anyone involved in the design, specification and ordering of aggregate concrete blocks to understand. Buy BS EN SPECIFICATION FOR MASONRY UNITS – PART 3: AGGREGATE CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS (DENSE AND.
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Aggregate concrete masonry units Bss and light-weight aggregates AMD No longer current but cited in Building Regulations guidance. Aggregate concrete masonry units Dense and lightweight aggregates is a new harmonized Standard for aggregate concrete bricks and blocks. Want access to British Standards? Want access to British Standards? There is also a requirement for the parallelism of bed faces of units to be used with thin layer 717-3 in conjunction 7771-3 the D4 tolerance category.
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A third party to monitor the factory production control system is not essential. Group 3 and 4 units are not commonly manufactured for use in the UK.
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The CBA publish data sheets and technical guidance on many typical block applications.
Like most British Standards it has been necessary to adapt BS to suit an enlarged market as well as to reflect up to date materials testing and regulatory requirements. Their committees work with the manufacturing and service industries, government, wn and consumers to facilitate the production of British, European and International standards.
The conditioning and surface preparation used need to be declared by the manufacturer.
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Aggregate concrete masonry units Dense and light-weight aggregates.
Understanding BS EN Aggregate concrete masonry units
Accept and continue Learn more about the cookies we use and how eb change your settings. Intended to assist anyone involved in the design, specification and ordering of aggregate concrete blocks to understand the changes made in the latest standard and thereby continue to make the specification and procurement of aggregate concrete blocks as straightforward as possible.
Search all products by. These can be used in common, facing or exposed masonry in load bearing or non gs bearing building and civil engineering applications, they are suitable for all forms of walling, such as single leaf, external leaf to chimneys, cavity wall, partitions, retaining, and basement.
There is no doubt that over a period of 24 years BS has served our industry well in developing concise and unambiguous specifications for aggregate concrete bricks and blocks used in far ranging applications.
BS EN 771-3:2003
BS EN puts bw limits on: Aggregate concrete masonry units dense and light-weight aggregates. The net dry density is rarely likely to be a necessity in practice. The main advantages of using these units are for fire protection, thermal insulation, sound insulation and sound absorption.
Specifications pour elements de maconnerie. You may experience ba viewing this site in Internet Explorer 9, 10 or The compressive strength will need to be declared air dry. For facing units there is an optional but strongly recommended procedure for the site approval of the appearance of unit prior to their use.
Specification for masonry units. It will replace BS in April after a month period of co-existence.
Inthe Concrete Block Association replaced the Aggregate Concrete Block Association as the trade body for manufacturers of aggregate concrete building block eb Great Britain.
March Replaced By: Document Status Indicators The Green document status indicator indicates that the document is: Blocs en beton de granulats granulats courants et legers Title in German Festlegungen fuer Mauersteine. The standard also requires net dry density to be given when it is relevant to the application.
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