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Dry Lining Standards


BS 476:1987

Fire tests on building materials and structures

Part 20

Method for Determination of the fire resistance of elements of construction (general principles)

Part 22

Method of determination of the fire resistance of non-load bearing elements of construction

Part 23

Method for the determination of the contribution of components to the fire resistance of a structure.

BS EN 1364 – 1 : 2015

Fire tests on building materials and structures

BS EN 1365 – 2 : 2014

Fire resistance tests for load bearing elements

Part 2

Floors and Ceilings


BS EN ISO 140-3 :1995

Acoustic laboratory tests on elements imperforate partitions.


BS5234 – 2 : 1992

Partitions (including matching lining)

Part 1

Code of practice for design and installation

Part 2

Specification for performance requirements for strength and robustness including methods of test.


BS EN 14195:2014

Metal framing components for gypsum plasterboard systems – Definitions, requirements and test methods.

BS EN 10346:2015

Specification for continuously hot-dip metal coated steel.

BS EN 10162:2003

Specification for cold rolled steel sections

BS EN 520:2004 + A1:2009

Specification for plasterboard excluding materials submitted to secondary operations


British Standard code of practice for dry lining and partitioning using gypsum plasterboard Back to – British Standards


Part 1

Internal and external wood door sets, door leaves and frames

BS EN 13964:2014

Suspended Ceilings – requirements and test methods

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