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BS 6515:1984

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Specification for polyethylene damp-proof courses for masonry

Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Language(s)

English

Published date

28-09-1984

Foreword
Committees responsible
Specification
1 Scope
2 Definitions
3 Composition
4 Thickness
5 Finish and impermeability
6 Marking and packaging
Appendices
A Method of determining mass of material other than
   polyethylene
B Method of measuring thickness
C Method for assessing impermeability
D Recommended uses for polyethylene damp-proof courses
Table
1 Recommended uses for polyethylene damp-proof courses
Figures
1 Specimens for determination of thickness
2 Viewing box for impermeability test

Requirements for materials, minimum thickness and impermeability of polyethylene damp-proof courses for masonry. Appendices give test methods and recommended uses.

This British Standard specifies requirements for the composition, thickness, finish and impermeability of polyethylene damp-proof courses intended for use in masonry constructions.

NOTE The titles of the publications referred to in this standard are listed on page 6.

Committee
B/546
DevelopmentNote
Partially supersedes BS 743(1970) Supersedes 81/10439 DC (09/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, November 2012. (10/2012)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
12
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Current
Supersedes

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