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    SLATING AND TILING FOR PITCHED ROOFS AND VERTICAL CLADDING - CODE OF PRACTICE

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2014

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms, definitions and symbols
    4 Materials, fittings and accessories
    5 Design criteria
    6 Application and installation details
    Annex A (normative) - Method of test and classification
            of roof underlays for wind uplift resistance
    Annex B (normative) - Design and installation of pitched
            roof systems where insulation is placed at rafter level
    Annex C (normative) - Reinforced bitumen underlays
    Annex D (normative) - Permissible characteristics and
            defects for grading timber battens Text deleted
    Annex E (normative) - Preservative treatment for timber
            battens
    Annex F (normative) - Determination of batten sizes by
            calculation
    Annex G (informative) - Examples of structural design
            calculations for tiling battens
    Annex H (normative) - Formulae and the calculation of
            wind loads on the underlay, sarking boards, slates,
            tiles, ridges, hips and valleys
    Annex I (normative) - Method of test and calculation for
            wind uplift resistance of mechanical fasteners for
            single-lap tiles
    Annex J (normative) - Method of test and calculation for
            wind uplift resistance of nail hook fixings for double-lap
            slates
    Annex K (informative) - Worked examples of wind uplift and
            Fixing calculations
    Annex L (normative) - Method of test for air permeability of
            unsealed small element roofing assemblies
    Bibliography

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Provides recommendations for the design, performance and installation of pitched roofs and vertical cladding using slates, tiles, shingles and shakes and their associated components.

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    Committee B/542/1
    Development Note Supersedes BS 5534(2003) & 13/30271503 DC. (09/2014) 2014 Edition Re-Issued in September 2015 & incorporates AMD 1 2015. Supersedes 15/30325014 DC. (10/2015)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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

    17/30324405 DC : 0 BS 8612 - DRY-FIXED RIDGE, HIP, AND VERGE SYSTEMS FOR SLATING AND TILING - SPECIFICATION
    BS 8612(2018) : 2018 DRY FIXED RIDGE, HIP, AND VERGE SYSTEMS FOR SLATING AND TILING - SPECIFICATION
    BS 5918(2015) : 2015 SOLAR HEATING SYSTEMS FOR DOMESTIC HOT WATER - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION

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