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BS 6150:1991

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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Superseded date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

20-12-1991

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

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

Committee
B/209
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes 89/14507 DC and BS 6150(1982) (09/2005)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
130
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

BS 5628-3:2005 Code of practice for the use of masonry Materials and components, design and workmanship
BS 5493:1977 Code of practice for protective coating of iron and steel structures against corrosion
BS 6180:1999 Barriers in and about buildings. Code of practice
BS 8212:1995 Code of practice for dry lining and partitioning using gypsum plasterboard
BS 7773:1995 Code of practice for cleaning and preparation of metal surfaces
BS 1186-2:1988 Timber for and workmanship in joinery Specification for workmanship
BS 1186-3:1990 Timber for and workmanship in joinery Specification for wood trim and its fixing
BS 5262:1991 Code of practice for external renderings
BS 7913:1998 Guide to the principles of the conservation of historic buildings
BS 8000-13:1989 Workmanship on building sites Code of practice for above ground drainage and sanitary appliances
BS 5268-2:1996 Structural use of timber Code of practice for permissible stress design, materials and workmanship
BS 5385-1:1995 Wall and floor tiling Code of practice for the design and installation of internal ceramic and natural stone wall tiling and mosaics in normal conditions
BS 3416:1991 Specification for bitumen-based coatings for cold application, suitable for use in contact with potable water
BS 644:2003 Timber windows. Factory assembled windows of various types. Specification
BS 5427-1:1996 Code of practice for the use of profiled sheet for roof and wall cladding on buildings Design
BS 5395-3:1985 Stairs, ladders and walkways Code of practice for the design of industrial type stairs, permanent ladders and walkways
BS 5492:1990 Code of practice for internal plastering
BS 5395-1:2000 Stairs, ladders and walkways Code of practice for the design, construction and maintenance of straight stairs and winders

BS 5493:1977 Code of practice for protective coating of iron and steel structures against corrosion
BS 8202-1:1987 Coatings for fire protection of building elements Code of practice for the selection and installation of sprayed mineral coatings
BS 8202-2:1992 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 4921:1988 Specification for sherardized coatings on iron or steel
BS 8210:1986 Guide to building maintenance management
BS 4652:1971 Specification for metallic zinc-rich priming paint (organic media)
BS 2569(1955) : LATEST SPRAYED METAL COATINGS
BS 1710:1984 Specification for identification of pipelines and services
BS 6949:1991 Specification for bitumen-based coatings for cold application excluding use in contact with potable water
BS 5082:1986 Specification for water-borne priming paints for woodwork
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 Solutions of wood preservatives in organic solvents Methods of treatment
BS 6477:1984 Specification for water repellents for masonry surfaces
BS 5262:1991 Code of practice for external renderings
BS 4072-2:1987 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 Specification for respirators for protection against harmful dusts, gases and scheduled agricultural chemicals
BS 2015:1965 Glossary of paint terms
BS 4275:1974 Recommendations for the selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment
BS 5378:1976 Specification for safety colours and safety signs
BS 1706:1990 Method for specifying electroplated coatings of zinc and cadmium on iron and steel
BS 2992:1970 Specification for painters\' and decorators\' brushes for local authorities and public institutions (excluding quality of fillings)
BS 6952-1:1988 Exterior wood coating systems Guide to classification and selection
BS 8212:1988 Code of practice for dry lining and partitioning using gypsum plasterboard
IP 11 : 1963 BURNING TEST - 7 DAY
BS 8000-12:1989 Workmanship on building sites Code of practice for decorative wallcoverings and painting
BS 5707-1:1979 Solutions of wood preservatives in organic solvents Specification for solutions for general purpose applications, including timber that is to be painted
BS 187:1978 Specification for calcium silicate (sandlime and flintlime) bricks
BS 4072-1:1987 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 Specification for electroplated coatings on threaded components Thicker platings for threaded components
BS 4842:1984 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 Specification for gypsum building plasters Excluding premixed lightweight plasters
BS 2523:1966 Specification for lead-based priming paints
PD 6484:1979 Commentary on corrosion at bimetallic contacts and its alleviation
BS 6073-1:1981 Precast concrete masonry units 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 381C(1988) : LATEST SPECIFICATION FOR COLOURS FOR IDENTIFICATION, CODING AND SPECIAL PURPOSES
BS 1191-2:1973 Specification for gypsum building plasters Premixed lightweight plasters
BS 5228:1975 Code fpr practice for noise control on construction and demolition sites
BS 1336:1971 Specification for knotting
BS 1142:1989 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 Code of practice for glazing for buildings
BS 3698:1964 Specification for calcium plumbate priming paints
BS 1070:1973 Specification for black paint (tar-based)

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