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    CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PAINTING OF BUILDINGS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  31-03-2006

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1991

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Code of practice
    Section 1. General
    1 Scope
    2 Definitions
    3 Use of the code
    Section 2. Design, specification and organization
    4 Introduction
    5 Design considerations
    6 Environmental considerations
    7 Documentation
    8 Organization of work
    9 Health and safety
    10 Records
    11 Off-site work
    12 Protection of components on site
    13 Workforce and supervision
    14 Inspection requirements
    15 Materials sampling and testing
    Section 3. Materials
    16 Introduction
    17 Functions of coatings
    18 Constituents of coatings
    19 General properties of coatings
    20 Components of coating systems
    21 Types of coatings
    22 Ancillary materials
    Section 4. Substrates and coating systems
    23 Introduction
    24 Selection of coating systems
    25 Wood
    26 Plywood
    27 Iron and steel
    28 Non-ferrous metals and metallic coatings
    29 Plaster, external rendering, concrete (including
        lightweight and autoclaved aerated blocks), brick
        and stone: general considerations
    30 Plaster
    31 External renderings
    32 Concrete
    33 Brick and stone
    34 Precast concrete blocks
    35 Cement-based sheets, boards and components
    36 Fibre building board, wood chipboard and
        plasterboard
    37 Paper and wallcoverings
    38 Plastics
    39 Glass and inorganic glazed surfaces
    40 Bituminous surfaces and materials
    41 Special conditions and requirements
    Section 5. Application and practice
    42 Introduction
    43 General
    44 Conditions of application
    45 Craft procedures and practices
    46 Application methods
    47 Inspection, sampling and testing
    Section 6. Maintenance
    48 Introduction
    49 General
    50 Factors affecting decisions on maintenance
    51 Selection of coating systems for maintenance
    52 Organization of maintenance work
    53 Preparation of painted surfaces
    54 Application
    Appendices
    A Health and safety
    B Paint colours
    C Bibliography
    Tables
    1 Primers for wood
    2 Primers for metal
    3 Miscellaneous primers
    4 Undercoats
    5 General pigmented finishes
    6 Finishes for wood
    7 Bituminous and tar-based coatings
    8 Specialist coatings
    9 Questions relating to the selection of coating
        systems
    10 Environment categories and selection of coating
        systems
    11 Paint systems for wood, internal and external
        situations (excluding hardwood surfaces not usually
        painted)
    12 Natural finish systems for wood, external and
        internal situations
    13 Paint systems for iron and steel except heated
        surfaces
    14 Site pretreatment and priming of non-ferrous metals
        and stainless steel
    15 Paint systems for plaster, concrete, brick, block
        and stone, internal situations
    16 Paint systems for renderings, concrete, brick, block
        and stone, external situations
    17 Site priming of fibre building board, wood chipboard
        and plasterboard
    18 Defects in paintwork and remedial treatment
    Index

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    Gives advice for good practice in the maintenance and initial painting of buildings. Excludes certain processes: preservative treatments for structural timber, particular requirements of listed or historic buildings, certain specialist decorative processes, coatings for fire protection, and limewash and distemper coatings.

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    Committee B/209
    Development Note Supersedes 89/14507 DC and BS 6150(1982) (09/2005)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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    BS 5493(1977) : 1977 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PROTECTIVE COATING OF IRON AND STEEL STRUCTURES AGAINST CORROSION
    BS 8202-1(1987) : 1987 COATINGS FOR FIRE PROTECTION OF BUILDING ELEMENTS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE SELECTION AND INSTALLATION OF SPRAYED MINERAL COATINGS
    BS 8202-2(1992) : 1992 COATINGS FOR FIRE PROTECTION OF BUILDING ELEMENTS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE USE OF INTUMESCENT COATING SYSTEMS TO METALLIC SUBSTRATES FOR PROVIDING FIRE RESISTANCE
    BS 8210:1986 GUIDE TO BUILDING MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT
    BS 4652(1971) : 1971 SPECIFICATION FOR METALLIC ZINC RICH PRIMING PAINT (ORGANIC MEDIA)
    BS 2569(1955) : LATEST SPRAYED METAL COATINGS
    BS 3382-1&2(1961) : 1961 SPECIFICATION FOR ELECTROPLATED COATINGS ON THREADED COMPONENTS - CADMIUM ON STEEL COMPONENTS - ZINC ON STEEL COMPONENTS
    BS 5707-3(1980) : 1980 SOLUTIONS OF WOOD PRESERVATIVES IN ORGANIC SOLVENTS - METHODS OF TREATMENT
    BS 6477:1984 SPECIFICATION FOR WATER REPELLENTS FOR MASONRY SURFACES
    BS 4072-2(1987) : 1987 WOOD PRESERVATION BY MEANS OF COPPER/CHROMIUM/ARSENIC COMPOSITIONS - METHOD FOR TIMBER TREATMENT
    IP 22 : 1953 DILUENT CONTENT OF CRANKCASE OIL - DIESEL FUEL DILUENT
    BS 5252:1976 Framework for colour co-ordination for building purposes
    BS 3382-3&4(1965) : 1965 SPECIFICATION FOR ELECTROPLATED COATINGS ON THREADED COMPONENTS - NICKEL OR NICKEL PLUS CHROMIUM ON STEEL COMPONENTS - NICKEL OR NICKEL PLUS CHROMIUM ON COPPER AND COPPER ALLOY (INCLUDING BRASS) COMPONENTS
    BS 2091(1969) : 1969 SPECIFICATION FOR RESPIRATORS FOR PROTECTION AGAINST HARMFUL DUSTS, GASES AND SCHEDULED AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS
    BS 2015(1965) : 1965 GLOSSARY OF PAINT TERMS
    BS 4275(1974) : 1974 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE SELECTION, USE & MAINTENANCE OF RESPIRATORY PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
    BS 5378(1976) : LATEST SAFETY COLOURS AND SAFETY SIGNS
    BS 1706:1990 METHOD FOR SPECIFYING ELECTROPLATED COATINGS OF ZINC AND CADMIUM ON IRON AND STEEL
    BS 2992(1970) : 1970 SPECIFICATION FOR PAINTERS' AND DECORATORS' BRUSHES FOR LOCAL AUTHORITIES AND PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS (EXCLUDING QUALITY OF FILLINGS)
    BS 6952-1(1988) : 1988 EXTERIOR WOOD COATING SYSTEMS - GUIDE TO CLASSIFICATION AND SELECTION
    BS 8212(1988) : 1988 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DRY LINING AND PARTITIONING USING GYPSUM PLASTERBOARD
    IP 11 : 1963 BURNING TEST - 7 DAY
    BS 8000-12(1989) : 1989 WORKMANSHIP ON BUILDING SITES - PART 12: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DECORATIVE WALLCOVERINGS AND PAINTING
    BS 5707-1(1979) : 1979 SOLUTIONS OF WOOD PRESERVATIVES IN ORGANIC SOLVENTS - SPECIFICATION FOR SOLUTIONS FOR GENERAL PURPOSE APPLICATIONS INCLUDING TIMBER THAT IS TO BE PAINTED
    BS 4072-1(1987) : 1987 WOOD PRESERVATION BY MEANS OF COPPER/CHROMIUM/ARSENIC COMPOSITIONS - SPECIFICATION FOR PRESERVATIVES
    BS 5427:1976 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PERFORMANCE AND LOADING CRITERIA FOR PROFILED SHEETING IN BUILDING
    BS 3382-7(1966) : 1966 SPECIFICATION FOR ELECTROPLATED COATINGS ON THREADED COMPONENTS - THICKER PLATINGS FOR THREADED COMPONENTS
    BS 4842(1984) : 1984 SPECIFICATION FOR LIQUID ORGANIC COATINGS FOR APPLICATION TO ALUMINIUM ALLOY EXTRUSIONS, SHEET AND PREFORMED SECTIONS FOR EXTERNAL ARCHITECTURAL PURPOSES, AND FOR THE FINISH ON ALUMINIUM ALLOY EXTRUSIONS, SHEET AND PREFORMED SECTIONS COATED WITH LIQUID ORGANIC COATINGS
    BS 4756:1971 SPECIFICATION FOR READY MIXED ALUMINIUM PRIMING PAINTS FOR WOODWORK
    BS 1191-1(1973) : 1973 SPECIFICATION FOR GYPSUM BUILDING PLASTERS - PART 1: EXCLUDING PREMIXED LIGHTWEIGHT PLASTERS
    BS 2523(1966) : 1966 SPECIFICATION FOR LEAD-BASED PRIMING PAINTS
    BS PD6484(1979) : 1979 COMMENTARY ON CORROSION AT BIMETALLIC CONTACTS AND ITS ALLEVIATION
    BS 6073-1(1981) : 1981 PRECAST CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS - PART 1: SPECIFICATION FOR PRECAST CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS
    BS DD24(1973) : 1973 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR METHODS OF PROTECTION AGAINST CORROSION ON LIGHT SECTION STEEL USED IN BUILDING
    BS 1191-2(1973) : 1973 SPECIFICATION FOR GYPSUM BUILDING PLASTERS - PART 2: PREMIXED LIGHTWEIGHT PLASTERS
    BS 5228(1975) : LATEST
    BS 1336(1971) : 1971 SPECIFICATION FOR KNOTTING
    BS 1142(1989) : 1989 SPECIFICATION FOR FIBRE BUILDING BOARDS
    BS 3382-5&6(1967) : 1967 SPECIFICATION FOR ELECTROPLATED COATINGS ON THREADED COMPONENTS - TIN ON COPPER AND COPPER ALLOY (INCLUDING BRASS) COMPONENTS - SILVER ON COPPER AND COPPER ALLOY (INCLUDING BRASS) COMPONENTS
    BS 6262(1982) : 1982 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR GLAZING FOR BUILDINGS
    BS 3698(1964) : 1964 SPECIFICATION FOR CALCIUM PLUMBATE PRIMING PAINTS
    BS 1070(1973) : 1973 SPECIFICATION FOR BLACK PAINT (TAR BASED)
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