Fire protection for structural steel in buildings (Yellow book). Volume 1 Sections 1-9. 4th edition (Revised October 2009)
Provides guidance to proprietary materials and systems manufactured, marketed or site applied by members of ASFP. Includes information for some products showing the variation of protection thickness with steel failure temperature. Covers tests and assessment procedures for passive and reactive protective systems and meeting ENV 13381-4, the protection of cellular beams and castellated sections, and the application of data sheets.
Produced in conjunction with the Steel Construction Institute (SCI) and the Fire Test Study Group (FSTG - UK). Detail sheet includes revisions dated from July 2007 to October 2009. This document is available in 5 separate parts: this Volume 1, Volume 2 Part 1 - Boards, Volume 2 Part 2 - Casings circulars, Volume 2 Part 3 - Sprayed non reactive coatings and Volume 2 Part 4 - Products sprayed reactive. Replaced by 4th edition revised June 2010 version.
Association for Specialist Fire Protection
Formed in 1975, the Association for Specialist Fire Protection currently represents the major U.K. based specialist manufacturers and installers of structural passive fire protection systems. They produce technical information to ensure built in fire protection in buildings.
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