• BS 8491:2008

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    METHOD FOR ASSESSMENT OF FIRE INTEGRITY OF LARGE DIAMETER POWER CABLES FOR USE AS COMPONENTS FOR SMOKE AND HEAT CONTROL SYSTEMS AND CERTAIN OTHER ACTIVE FIRE SAFETY SYSTEMS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  23-11-2012

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Test chamber
    5 Apparatus
    6 Verification procedure for the source of heat
    7 Test specimens
    8 Test procedure
    9 Test report
    Annexes
    Annex A (informative) - Guidance on the provision of a
                            suitable test chamber
    Bibliography

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Defines a method for assessment of the fire integrity of large diameter power cables for use as components for smoke and heat control systems as given in BS 7346-6, and certain other active fire safety systems.

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    Committee GEL/20/18
    Development Note Supersedes 06/30152609 DC. (01/2008)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    15/30301742 DC : 0 BS 7846 - ELECTRIC CABLES - THERMOSETTING INSULATED, ARMOURED, FIRE-RESISTANT CABLES OF RATED VOLTAGE 600/1000 V FOR FIXED INSTALLATIONS, HAVING LOW EMISSION OF SMOKE AND CORROSIVE GASES WHEN AFFECTED BY FIRE - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    BS 7846(2009) : 2009 ELECTRIC CABLES - THERMOSETTING INSULATED, ARMOURED, FIRE-RESISTANT CABLES OF RATED VOLTAGE 600/1000 V, HAVING LOW EMISSION OF SMOKE AND CORROSIVE GASES WHEN AFFECTED BY FIRE - SPECIFICATION
    BS 9999(2008) : 2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF BUILDINGS
    13/30266935 DC : 0 BS 7346-8 - COMPONENTS FOR SMOKE CONTROL SYSTEMS - PART 8: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PLANNING, DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE
    BS 8519:2010 SELECTION AND INSTALLATION OF FIRE-RESISTANT POWER AND CONTROL CABLE SYSTEMS FOR LIFE SAFETY AND FIRE-FIGHTING APPLICATIONS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    12/30256208 DC : 0 BS 8602 - TEST METHOD FOR FIRE-RATED CAST RESIN BUSBAR SYSTEMS FOR THE SUPPLY TO LIFE SAFETY LOADS IN HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS
    BS 7346-8(2013) : 2013 COMPONENTS FOR SMOKE CONTROL SYSTEMS - PART 8: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PLANNING, DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE
    16/30314117 DC : 0 BS 9999 - FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    09/30199575 DC : 0 BS 7846 - ELECTRIC CABLES - THERMOSETTING INSULATED, ARMOURED, FIRE-RESISTANT CABLES OF RATED VOLTAGE 600/1000 V HAVING LOW EMISSION OF SMOKE AND CORROSIVE GASES WHEN AFFECTED BY FIRE - SPECIFICATION
    BS 8602(2013) : 2013 METHOD FOR ASSESSMENT OF FIRE INTEGRITY OF CAST RESIN BUSBAR TRUNKING SYSTEMS FOR THE SAFETY CRITICAL POWER DISTRIBUTION TO LIFE SAFETY AND FIRE FIGHTING SYSTEMS
    BS 6387(2013) : 2013 TEST METHOD FOR RESISTANCE TO FIRE OF CABLES REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN CIRCUIT INTEGRITY UNDER FIRE CONDITIONS
    BS 7671(2008) : 2018 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
    BS 7346-7(2013) : 2013 COMPONENTS FOR SMOKE AND HEAT CONTROL SYSTEMS - PART 7: CODE OF PRACTICE ON FUNCTIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS AND CALCULATION METHODS FOR SMOKE AND HEAT CONTROL SYSTEMS FOR COVERED CAR PARKS
    I.S. 3217:2013 EMERGENCY LIGHTING
    BS 7671(2008) : 2008 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
    BS 7846(2015) : 2015 ELECTRIC CABLES - THERMOSETTING INSULATED, ARMOURED, FIRE-RESISTANT CABLES OF RATED VOLTAGE 600/1000 V FOR FIXED INSTALLATIONS, HAVING LOW EMISSION OF SMOKE AND CORROSIVE GASES WHEN AFFECTED BY FIRE - SPECIFICATION
    09/30189450 DC : 0 BS 8519 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE SELECTION AND INSTALLATION OF FIRE-RESISTANT CABLES AND SYSTEMS FOR LIFE SAFETY AND FIRE-FIGHTING APPLICATIONS
    BS 7846:2015 ELECTRIC CABLES - THERMOSETTING INSULATED, ARMOURED, FIRE-RESISTANT CABLES OF RATED VOLTAGE 600/1000 V FOR FIXED INSTALLATIONS, HAVING LOW EMISSION OF SMOKE AND CORROSIVE GASES WHEN AFFECTED BY FIRE - SPECIFICATION
    BS 7671(2008) : 2018 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
    BS 9999:2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF BUILDINGS
    BS 7846:2009 ELECTRIC CABLES - THERMOSETTING INSULATED, ARMOURED, FIRE-RESISTANT CABLES OF RATED VOLTAGE 600/1000 V, HAVING LOW EMISSION OF SMOKE AND CORROSIVE GASES WHEN AFFECTED BY FIRE - SPECIFICATION
    BS 7671(2008) : 2008 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS EN 50200:2015 METHOD OF TEST FOR RESISTANCE TO FIRE OF UNPROTECTED SMALL CABLES FOR USE IN EMERGENCY CIRCUITS
    BS EN ISO 13943:2017 Fire safety. Vocabulary
    BS EN 61034-1 : 2005 MEASUREMENT OF SMOKE DENSITY OF CABLES BURNING UNDER DEFINED CONDITIONS - PART 1: TEST APPARATUS
    BS EN 50362:2003 Method of test for resistance to fire of larger unprotected power and control cables for use in emergency circuits
    BS EN 60584-1 : 2013 THERMOCOUPLES - PART 1: EMF SPECIFICATIONS AND TOLERANCES
    IEC 60269-3:2010+AMD1:2013 CSV Low-voltage fuses - Part 3: Supplementary requirements for fuses foruse by unskilled persons (fuses mainly for household or similar applications) - Examples of standardized systems of fuses A to F
    BS EN 60529:1992+A2:2013 DEGREES OF PROTECTION PROVIDED BY ENCLOSURES (IP CODE)
    BS 7346-6(2005) : 2005 COMPONENTS FOR SMOKE AND HEAT CONTROL SYSTEMS - PART 6: SPECIFICATIONS FOR CABLE SYSTEMS
    BS EN 60695-4:2012 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 4: TERMINOLOGY CONCERNING FIRE TESTS FOR ELECTROTECHNICAL PRODUCTS
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