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BS 476-8:1972 Fire tests on building materials and structures. Test methods and criteria for the fire resistance of elements of building construction (AMD 1873) (AMD 3816) (AMD 4822) (No longer current but cited in Building Regulations guidance)
Determines heating conditions, methods of test and fire resistance of products used for walls, partitions, flat roofs, columns, beams, suspended ceilings, doors, shutters, glazing and ceiling membranes.
Superseded by BS 476-20:1987, BS 476-21:1987, BS 476-22:1987 and BS 476-23:1987.
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