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  • BS 6093:1993

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    CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN OF JOINTS AND JOINTING IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  28-07-2006

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1993

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Code of practice
    1. Scope
    2. References
    2.1 Normative references
    2.2 Informative references
    3. Definitions
    3.1 Joint design
    3.2 Materials for jointing
    4. Design of joints
    4.1 General
    4.2 The need for joints
    4.3 Location and frequency of joints
    4.4 Procedure for the design of a joint
    4.5 Joint functions
    4.6 Variation in the sizes of joints
    4.7 Dimensioning joints on drawings
    5. Materials for jointing
    5.1 General
    5.2 Sealants
    5.3 Gaskets
    5.4 Sealing strips
    5.5 Joint fillers
    5.6 Baffles
    5.7 Fire resistant materials
    6. Generation of solutions of joints of external
         walls and roofs
    6.1 Basic mechanisms
    6.2 Basic examples of external walls
    6.3 Single stage sealing of joints of external walls
    6.4 Multiple stage sealing of joints or assemblies in
         external walls
    7. Accommodation of movement
    7.1 Structural and major movement joints
    7.2 Minor movement joints
    8. Assembly, installation and maintenance
    8.1 Communication
    8.2 Control of jointing on site
    8.3 Preparation for jointing
    8.4 Application and insertion of jointing products
    8.5 Safety in application of jointing products
    8.6 Maintenance
    Annexes
    A. (informative) Data for the design of movement joints
    B. (normative) Recommendations for the presentation of
         joint drawings
    Tables
    1. Classification of sealants, sealing strips, gaskets
         and baffles
    2. Fillers for movement joints
    3. Illustrations of basic mechanisms
    A.1 Coefficients of linear thermal expansion of common
         building materials
    A.2 Moisture movement of timber
    Figures
    1. Examples of type 1 joints
    2. Examples of type 2 joints
    3. Examples of type 3 joints
    4. Examples of type 4 joints
    5. Elevation showing assembly of panels and joint
         types in an opening
    6. Use of back-up materials and bond breakers in
         movement joints
    7. Typical examples of gaskets in joints
    8. Gasket junctions
    9. Diagrams showing component profiles on plan, for
         one-stage joints indicating seals and sequence of
         assembly
    10. Accessibility for preparation, application and
         maintenance of joints with seals. Diagrams of
         profiles on plan
    11. Typical details of curtain walling
    12. Two-stage vertical joints
    13. Examples of relation between joint profile and
         permissible clearances
    14. Diagram showing overlap in two-stage horizontal
         joint
    15. Diagram showing top of baffle in a two-stage
         horizontal joint: section at horizontal/vertical
         joint intersection
    16. Diagram showing typical intersection between
         horizontal and vertical two-stage joints in an
         external wall
    17. Diagrams showing elevations of cladding, indicating
         how a variety of junctions can be reduced
    18. Diagrams showing wall sections of basic forms of
         multilayer construction
    19. Diagrams showing the processes by which rainwater
         leaks through joints
    20. Diagram showing a typical open rain-screen joint
    21. Diagram showing a typical labyrinth horizontal
         open rain-screen joints
    22. Diagram showing movement joints in structures for
         differential loadings and ground bearing pressures
    23. Diagram showing movement joint in roof structure
         which forms a discontinuity in the membrane
    24. Diagram showing movement joint in roofs where
         traffic prohibits the use of an upstand
    25. Diagram showing intermediate movement joint in
         floor tiling
    26. Diagram showing section through masonry/timber
         frame external wall
    B.1 Typical jointing detail through transom
    List of references

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    Gives advice for the design of joints and the use of jointing products in building construction. Coverage includes definitions, joint design, materials for jointing, joint functions, sealants, gaskets, joint fillers and maintenance. Also includes annexes, tables and diagrams.

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    Committee B/212
    Development Note Supersedes 91/13660 DC and BS 6093(1981) (09/2005)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 8449:2005 BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION SEALANTS WITH MOVEMENT ACCOMMODATION FACTORS GREATER THAN 25% - METHOD OF TEST FOR DETERMINATION OF ADHESION/COHESION PROPERTIES AT VARIABLE TEMPERATURES
    BS 8297:1995 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF NON-LOADBEARING PRECAST CONCRETE CLADDING
    BS 5262:1991 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EXTERNAL RENDERINGS
    BS 8298:1994 (published 1995-01) Code of practice for design and installation of natural stone cladding and lining
    BS 5427-1:1996 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE USE OF PROFILED SHEET FOR ROOF AND WALL CLADDING ON BUILDINGS - DESIGN
    BS 8297:2000 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF NON-LOADBEARING PRECAST CONCRETE CLADDING
    BS 5395-1:2000 STAIRS, LADDERS AND WALKWAYS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF STRAIGHT STAIRS AND WINDERS

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 6213:1982 GUIDE TO SELECTION OF CONSTRUCTIONAL SEALANTS
    BS 8210:1986 GUIDE TO BUILDING MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT
    BS 5368-2:1980 METHODS OF TESTING WINDOWS - PART 2: WATERTIGHTNESS TEST UNDER STATIC PRESSURE
    BS 6100-1.5.1:1984 GLOSSARY OF BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING TERMS - OPERATIONS; ASSOCIATED PLANT AND EQUIPMENT - COORDINATION OF DIMENSIONS; TOLERANCES AND ACCURACY
    ISO 3447:1975 Joints in building — General check-list of joint functions
    BS 6375-1:1989 PERFORMANCE OF WINDOWS - CLASSIFICATION FOR WEATHER-TIGHTNESS (INCLUDING GUIDANCE ON SELECTION AND SPECIFICATION)
    BS 5368-1:1976 METHODS OF TESTING WINDOWS - AIR PERMEABILITY TEST
    BS 1192-1:1984 CONSTRUCTION DRAWING PRACTICE - RECOMMENDATIONS FOR GENERAL PRINCIPLES
    BS 5368-4:1978 METHODS OF TESTING WINDOWS - FORM OF TEST REPORT
    BS 5628-3:1985 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR USE OF MASONRY - MATERIALS AND COMPONENTS DESIGN AND WORKMANSHIP
    ISO 2445:1972 Joints in building — Fundamental principles for design
    BS 6100-1.3.6:1991 GLOSSARY OF BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING TERMS - GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS - PARTS OF CONSTRUCTION WORKS - JOINTING PRODUCTS, BUILDERS' HARDWARE AND ACCESSORIES
    BS 6375-2:1987 PERFORMANCE OF WINDOWS - SPECIFICATION FOR OPERATION AND STRENGTH CHARACTERISTICS
    BS 5368-3:1978 METHODS OF TESTING WINDOWS - PART 3: WIND RESISTANCE TESTS
    BS 8200:1985 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN OF NON-LOADBEARING EXTERNAL VERTICAL ENCLOSURES OF BUILDINGS
    BS 1192-2:1987 CONSTRUCTION DRAWING PRACTICE - RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING DRAWINGS
    BS 6100-1.5.2:1987 GLOSSARY OF BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING TERMS - GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS - OPERATIONS - ASSOCIATED PLANT AND EQUIPMENT - JOINTING
    BS 6954-3:1988 TOLERANCES FOR BUILDING - RECOMMENDATIONS FOR SELECTING TARGET SIZE AND PREDICTING FIT
    BS 6262:1982 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR GLAZING FOR BUILDINGS
    BS 6750:1986 SPECIFICATION FOR MODULAR COORDINATION IN BUILDING
    BS EN 26927:1991 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION - JOINTING PRODUCTS - SEALANTS - VOCABULARY
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