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AS 5113:2016 (+A1:2018) Fire propagation testing and classification of external walls of buildings

Abbreviation
AS 5113:2016 (+A1:2018)
Amendment
A1:2018 (incorporated) - Classification of external walls of buildings based on reaction-to-fire performance.
Valid from
23/03/2016

Information provider
SAI Global
Author
Standards Australia
Information type
Australian Standard
Format
PDF, Hard copy


Description

This Standard sets out the procedures and criteria for the classification of external walls of buildings according to their tendency to spread fire:

a) via the external wall;

b) between adjacent buildings;

and production of falling debris that could be hazardous to evacuating occupants and fire fighters.

Scope

This Standard is applicable to all external vertical or near vertical surfaces and covers all types of external wall systems, including façades, outer skins, core materials, cavities and attachments.

This Standard does not address the fire resistance and load bearing capacity of external walls, the fire hazard properties of internal surfaces or the impact of combustible construction on the fire severity of a fire occurring within a building.

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AS 5113:2016 (+A1:2018) Fire propagation testing and classification of external walls of buildings

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AS 5113:2016 (+A1:2018) Fire propagation testing and classification of external walls of buildings

Description

This Standard sets out the procedures and criteria for the classification of external walls of buildings according to their tendency to spread fire:

a) via the external wall;

b) between adjacent buildings;

and production of falling debris that could be hazardous to evacuating occupants and fire fighters.

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AS 5113:2016 (+A1:2018) Fire propagation testing and classification of external walls of buildings
Description

This Standard sets out the procedures and criteria for the classification of external walls of buildings according to their tendency to spread fire:

a) via the external wall;

b) between adjacent buildings;

and production of falling debris that could be hazardous to evacuating occupants and fire fighters.

View on Information Provider website View on Information Provider website
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AS 5113:2016 (+A1:2018) Fire propagation testing and classification of external walls of buildings

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