Dry Lining Standards


BS 476-21:1987

Fire tests on building materials and structures. Methods for determination of the fire resistance of loadbearing elements of construction.

BS 476-22:1987

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

BS EN 1364-1:2015

Fire resistance tests for non-loadbearing elements – Walls

BS EN 1364-2:2015

Fire resistance tests for non-loadbearing elements – Ceilings


BS EN ISO 10140-1:2021 (Supersedes 2016, 2010, 2006, 2005 & 1998 references)

Acoustics – laboratory measurement of sound insulation of building elements. Application rules for specific products


BS 5234– 1:1992

Partitions (including matching linings). Code of practice for design and installation

BS 5234– 2:1992

Partitions (including matching linings). Specification for performance requirements for strength and robustness including methods of test


BS 8000-8:2023

Workmanship on construction sites. Design and installation of dry lining systems – Code of practice

BS EN 14195:2014

Metal framing components for gypsum board systems – definitions, requirements and test methods

BS EN 10346:2015

Continuously hot-dip coated steel flat products for cold forming – technical delivery conditions

BS EN 10162:2003

Cold rolled steel sections – Technical delivery conditions – Dimensions and cross-sectional tolerances

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