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  • BS 8298:1994 (published 1995-01)

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    Code of practice for design and installation of natural stone cladding and lining

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  31-12-2010

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  15-01-1995

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Code of practice
    Section 1. General
    1.1 Scope
    1.2 References
    1.3 Definitions
    1.4 Exchange of information and time schedules
    Section 2. Materials and components
    2.1 Cladding stones
    2.2 Stone face concrete cladding units
    2.3 Fixings
    2.4 Materials for mortar
    2.5 Damp-proof courses, flashings, weatherings and
          cavity trays
    2.6 Sealants
    2.7 Back-up materials
    Section 3. Design
    3.1 Introduction
    3.2 Insulation behind cladding
    3.3 Weathering and water run-off
    3.4 Atmospheric pollution
    3.5 Frost action
    3.6 Efflorescence of buildings
    3.7 Staining
    3.8 Choice of stone
    3.9 Thickness of stone
    3.10 Methods of attachment and support
    3.11 Jointing and pointing
    3.12 Flashings and weatherings
    3.13 Accommodation of dimensional changes
    3.14 Permissible deviations
    3.15 Handling and lifting facilities
    3.16 Signs
    Section 4. Workmanship in production
    4.1 General
    4.2 Sizes
    4.3 Mortices
    4.4 Marking
    4.5 Production and storage
    Section 5. Workmanship on site
    5.1 General
    5.2 Supervision
    5.3 Scaffolding
    5.4 Temporary headtrees
    5.5 Moving and storage of materials
    5.6 Bedding, jointing and sealing
    5.7 Flashings and weatherings
    5.8 Protection
    5.9 Site repairs
    5.10 Cleaning on completion of work
    Section 6. Maintenance
    61. General
    6.1 Compression and movement joints
    6.3 Pointing
    6.4 Lime bloom
    6.5 Granite
    6.6 Marble
    6.7 Slate and quartzite
    6.8 Limestone and sandstone
    Annex
    A. (informative) Subjects included in BS 8200 Code of
        practice for the design of non-loadbearing external
        vertical enclosures of buildings
    Tables
    1. Maximum masses per square metre of cladding stones
    2. Damp-proof courses
    3. Flashings, weatherings and cavity trays
    4. Thickness of stone and depth of slot for corbel
         plate
    5. Recommendations for the prevention of bimetallic
         corrosion
    6. Specified minimum mechanical properties in BS 970:
         Part 1 and BS 1449: part 2 and recommended working
         stresses
    7. Mechanical properties of austenitic stainless steel
         fasteners to BS 6105
    8. Working stresses for bolts in clearance holes
    9. Minimum effective penetration requirements for
         expanding bolts
    10. Normal minimum width of joints
    11. Choice of sealants
    12. Origins of movement in structures
    13. Coefficients of thermal expansion of building
         materials
    14. Extreme temperatures of UK structures
    15. Rate of shrinkage of concrete (as a percentage of
         its potential)
    Figures
    1. Illustration of stone thickness and mortices given
         in table 4
    2. Illustration of typical loadbearing fixings
    3. Illustration of typical restraint fixings
    4. Illustration of typical face and soffit fixings
    5. Details of typical loadbearing fixings
    6. Details of typical restraint fixings
    7. Details of typical soffit fixings
    8. Block liners
    9. Effective penetration of a typical expanding bolt
    10. Typical details of fixing pins for granite-faced
         concrete units
    List of references

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Gives recommendations for the design, installation and maintenance of mechanically fixed facing units of natural stone as a cladding and lining. Coverage includes: definitions, sealants, staining, choice of stone, frost action, atmospheric pollution, mortices, marking, and production and storage. Also gives detailed tables and diagrams.

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    Committee B/545
    Development Note Supersedes 92/14403 DC and BS 8298(1989) (10/2005) Superseded by BS 8298-1(2010), BS 8298-2(2010), BS 8298-3(2010), and BS 8298-4(2010) but remains current. (12/2010)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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

    BS 5628-3:2005 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE USE OF MASONRY - PART 3: MATERIALS AND COMPONENTS, DESIGN AND WORKMANSHIP
    BS 5502-21:1990 Buildings and structures for agriculture Code of practice for selection and use of construction materials
    BS 5250(2011) : 2011 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR CONTROL OF CONDENSATION IN BUILDINGS

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    BS 2875:1969 SPECIFICATION FOR COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS - PLATE
    BS 1199 & 1200(1976) : 1976 AMD 5126 SPECIFICATIONS FOR BUILDING SANDS FROM NATURAL SOURCES
    BS 1014:1975 Specification for pigments for Portland cement and Portland cement products
    BS 6515:1984 Specification for polyethylene damp-proof courses for masonry
    BS 8110-2(1985) : 1985 STRUCTURAL USE OF CONCRETE - PART 2: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES
    BS 4721:1981 SPECIFICATION FOR READY MIXED BUILDING MORTARS
    BS 5628-3:1985 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR USE OF MASONRY - MATERIALS AND COMPONENTS DESIGN AND WORKMANSHIP
    BS 5224:1976 SPECIFICATION FOR MASONRY CEMENT
    BS 6093:1993 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN OF JOINTS AND JOINTING IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
    BS 8297:1995 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF NON-LOADBEARING PRECAST CONCRETE CLADDING
    BS 890:1972 SPECIFICATION FOR BUILDING LIMES
    BS 2873:1969 SPECIFICATION FOR COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS - WIRE
    BS 6100-5.2:1992 GLOSSARY OF BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING TERMS - MASONRY - STONE
    BS 5838-2:1980 SPECIFICATION FOR DRY PACKAGED CEMENTITIOUS MIXES - PREPACKED MORTAR MIXES
    BS 8200:1985 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN OF NON-LOADBEARING EXTERNAL VERTICAL ENCLOSURES OF BUILDINGS
    BS 6398:1983 Specification for bitumen damp-proof courses for masonry
    BS 1191-1:1973 Specification for gypsum building plasters Excluding premixed lightweight plasters
    PD 6484:1979 Commentary on corrosion at bimetallic contacts and its alleviation
    BS 1470:1987 SPECIFICATION FOR WROUGHT ALUMINIUM AND ALUMINIUM ALLOYS FOR GENERAL ENGINEERING PURPOSES: PLATE, SHEET AND STRIP
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