BS 8414-2:2015 Fire performance of external cladding systems. Test method for non-loadbearing external cladding systems fixed to and supported by a structural steel frame
Provides a test method for assessing the behaviour of non-loadbearing external cladding systems, such as curtain walling, glazed elements, infill panels and insulated composite panels, fixed to and supported by a structural steel frame when exposed to a fully-developed (post-flashover) fire in a room, venting through an opening such as a window aperture that exposes the cladding to the effects of external flames, or from an external fire source.
Supersedes BS 8414-2:2005. First published October 2005. Second (present) edition, April 2015. Came into effect 30 April 2015.
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