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    TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PERFORMANCE AND PROTECTION

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2017

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms, definitions and abbreviations
    4 Balanced approach to fire hazard mitigation
    5 Fire protection measures
    6 Fire hazard mitigation by product selection
    Annex A (informative) - Consideration of fire hazard
    Annex B (informative) - Additional EuroClass classifications
            in accordance with BS EN 13501-6
    Bibliography

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    Provides recommendations for 'reaction to fire' Performance and fire protection of all types of telecommunications equipment and telecommunications cabling.

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    Committee TCT/7/2
    Development Note Supersedes BS 8492(2009) & 16/30336629 DC. (08/2016) Supersedes 17/30360477 DC. 2016 Edition Re-issued in October 2017 & incorporates AMD 1 2017. (11/2017)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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

    BS 9999:2017 Fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings. Code of practice

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    BS EN 50575 : 2014 POWER, CONTROL AND COMMUNICATION CABLES - CABLES FOR GENERAL APPLICATIONS IN CONSTRUCTION WORKS SUBJECT TO REACTION TO FIRE REQUIREMENTS
    BS EN 60695-7-1 : 2010 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 7-1: TOXICITY OF FIRE EFFLUENT - GENERAL GUIDANCE
    BS 9999(2008) : 2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF BUILDINGS
    BS 7671(2008) : 2008 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
    BS EN 50173 : 1996 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS
    BS EN 61034-2 : 2005 MEASUREMENT OF SMOKE DENSITY OF CABLES BURNING UNDER DEFINED CONDITIONS PART 2: TEST PROCEDURE AND REQUIREMENTS
    BS 31100(2011) : 2011 RISK MANAGEMENT - CODE OF PRACTICE AND GUIDANCE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF BS ISO 31000
    ISO 6183:2009 Fire protection equipment Carbon dioxide extinguishing systems for use on premises Design and installation
    ISO 1716:2010 Reaction to fire tests for products Determination of the gross heat of combustion (calorific value)
    BS PD IEC TR 60695-1-21 : 2008 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 1-21: GUIDANCE FOR ASSESSING THE FIRE HAZARD OF ELECTROTECHNICAL PRODUCTS - IGNITABILITY - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    BS EN 60695-7-2:2011 (published 2011-11) Fire hazard testing Toxicity of fire effluent. Summary and relevance of test methods
    BS EN ISO 13943:2017 Fire safety. Vocabulary
    BS 5839-1:2013 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF SYSTEMS IN NON-DOMESTIC PREMISES
    BS EN 60695-8-1:2017 Fire hazard testing Heat release. General guidance
    BS EN 60332-1-2 : 2004 TESTS ON ELECTRIC AND OPTICAL FIBRE CABLES UNDER FIRE CONDITIONS - PART 1-2: TEST FOR VERTICAL FLAME PROPAGATION FOR A SINGLE INSULATED WIRE OR CABLE - PROCEDURE FOR 1 KW PRE-MIXED FLAME (IEC 60332-1-2:2004)
    BS EN 60332-3-25:2009 (published 2010-01) Tests on electric and optical fibre cables under fire conditions Test for vertical flame spread of vertically-mounted bunched wires or cables. Category D
    BS EN 60695-6-2 : 2011 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 6-2: SMOKE OBSCURATION - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    BS PD IEC TR 60695-8-2 : 2008 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 8-2: HEAT RELEASE - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    BS 9251(2014) : 2014 FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS FOR DOMESTIC AND RESIDENTIAL OCCUPANCIES - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS EN 60332-3-24:2009 (published 2010-01) Tests on electric and optical fibre cables under fire conditions Test for vertical flame spread of vertically-mounted bunched wires or cables. Category C
    BS EN 13501-6:2014 FIRE CLASSIFICATION OF CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS AND BUILDING ELEMENTS - PART 6: CLASSIFICATION USING DATA FROM REACTION TO FIRE TESTS ON ELECTRIC CABLES
    BS 476-20(1987) : 1987 FIRE TESTS ON BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES - PART 20: METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF THE FIRE RESISTANCE OF ELEMENTS OF CONSTRUCTION (GENERAL PRINCIPLES)
    BS EN 60695-9-2 : 2014 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 9-2: SURFACE SPREAD OF FLAME - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    BS EN 60695-1-10:2017 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 1-10: GUIDANCE FOR ASSESSING THE FIRE HAZARD OF ELECTROTECHNICAL PRODUCTS - GENERAL GUIDELINES
    BS EN 60754-2:2014 TEST ON GASES EVOLVED DURING COMBUSTION OF MATERIALS FROM CABLES - PART 2: DETERMINATION OF ACIDITY (BY PH MEASUREMENT) AND CONDUCTIVITY
    BS EN 60695-1-20 : 2016 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - GUIDANCE FOR ASSESSING THE FIRE HAZARD OF ELECTROTECHNICAL PRODUCTS - IGNITABILITY - GENERAL GUIDANCE
    BS EN 60695-1-11:2015 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 1-11: GUIDANCE FOR ASSESSING THE FIRE HAZARD OF ELECTROTECHNICAL PRODUCTS - FIRE HAZARD ASSESSMENT
    BS 6266(2011) : 2011 FIRE PROTECTION FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT INSTALLATIONS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS PD CLC/TR 50174-99-1 : 2015 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 99-1: REMOTE POWERING
    BS EN 60695-7-3 : 2011 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 7-3: TOXICITY OF FIRE EFFLUENT - USE AND INTERPRETATION OF TEST RESULTS
    ISO 13571:2012 Life-threatening components of fire Guidelines for the estimation of time to compromised tenability in fires
    BS EN ISO 1716:2010 REACTION TO FIRE TESTS FOR PRODUCTS - DETERMINATION OF THE GROSS HEAT OF COMBUSTION (CALORIFIC VALUE)
    BS 6701(2010) : 2010 TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING - SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE
    BS EN 60695-6-1 : 2005 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 6-1: SMOKE OBSCURATION - GENERAL GUIDANCE
    BS 7974:2001 CODE OF PRACTICE ON THE APPLICATION OF FIRE SAFETY ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES TO THE DESIGN OF BUILDINGS
    DD IEC TS 60695-1-20 : DRAFT MAR 2008 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 1-20: GUIDANCE FOR ASSESSING THE FIRE HAZARD OF ELECTROTECHNICAL PRODUCTS - IGNITABILITY - GENERAL GUIDANCE
    BS EN 60695-5-1:2003 (published 2003-06) Fire hazard testing. Assessment of potential corrosion damage by fire effluent General guidance
    BS ISO 31000:2009 RISK MANAGEMENT - GUIDELINES
    BS EN 60695-9-1:2013 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 9-1: SURFACE SPREAD OF FLAME - GENERAL GUIDANCE
    BS EN 62305-4:2011 Protection against lightning Electrical and electronic systems within structures
    BS EN 50399:2011 Common test methods for cables under fire conditions. Heat release and smoke production measurement on cables during flame spread test. Test apparatus, procedures, results
    BS EN 16750 : 2017 FIXED FIREFIGHTING SYSTEMS - OXYGEN REDUCTION SYSTEMS - DESIGN, INSTALLATION, PLANNING AND MAINTENANCE
    BS EN 1366-3:2009 Fire resistance tests for service installations Penetration seals
    BS EN 60754-1 : 2014 TEST ON GASES EVOLVED DURING COMBUSTION OF MATERIALS FROM CABLES - PART 1: DETERMINATION OF THE HALOGEN ACID GAS CONTENT
    BS EN 50310 : 2016 TELECOMMUNICATIONS BONDING NETWORKS FOR BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES
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