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Fire resisting ductwork - tested to BS 476 Part 24 (Blue book). British Standard version. 2nd edition

Publication Year

2007

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Red 
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Abstract

Intended to ensure that fire resisting ductwork (including smoke outlet) is correctly designed and installed in accordance with current UK legislative requirements. Provides information on current British Standard fire resistance and reaction-to-fire tests, together with recommended methods for appraisal systems for both direct and extended fields of application, and requirements for duct systems incorporating penetration seals, support systems and ancillary items. Identifies limitations in the scope of the guidance.

Document History

See also, "Fire resisting ductwork - classified according to BS EN 13501 Parts 3 and 4 - European version (Blue book). 1st edition. (ASFP, 2009)". Published by the ASFP in conjunction with HVCA. Amended by 2nd edition 2011.

Publisher Information

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.

Spectra House
Westwood Way
Westwood Business Park
Coventry
CV4 8HS
UK

Website: asfp.org.uk/
Email: info@asfp.org.uk
Tel: 024 76 935412

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