• BS EN 54-3 : 2014

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    FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS - PART 3: FIRE ALARM DEVICES - SOUNDERS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2014

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms, definitions and abbreviations
    4 Requirements
    5 Testing, assessment and sampling methods
    6 Assessment and verification of constancy of performance (AVCP)
    7 Classification and designation
    8 Marking, labelling and packaging
    Annex A (normative) - Sound pressure level for fire alarm sounders
    Annex B (normative) - Comparative sound pressure level test during
            environmental conditioning
    Annex C (informative) - Data supplied with sounders
    Annex D (informative) - Sound patterns used in some European countries
    Annex E (informative) - Comparison of flammability test requirements
            in various standards
    Annex ZA (informative) - Clauses of this European Standard addressing
             the provisions of the EU Construction Products Regulation
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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Describes the requirements, test methods and performance criteria for fire alarm sounders, including voice sounders, in a fixed installation intended to signal an audible warning between the fire detection and fire alarm systems and the occupants of a building.

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    Committee FSH/12/5
    Development Note Supersedes 95/542860 DC. (09/2002) Supersedes 01/541337 DC. (03/2003) Supersedes 04/30109692 DC. (09/2007) Supersedes 09/30184483 DC. (10/2014)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    BS PD6686(2006) : 2006 GUIDANCE ON DIRECTIVES, REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS RELATED TO PREVENTION OF FIRE AND EXPLOSION IN THE PROCESS INDUSTRIES
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    14/30277275 DC : 0 BS 5446-3 - FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM DEVICES FOR DWELLINGS - PART 3: SPECIFICATION FOR FIRE AND CARBON MONOXIDE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING PEOPLE
    BS 5839-6(2004) : 2004 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 6: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS IN DWELLINGS
    12/30260278 DC : 0 BS 5839-1 - FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE
    12/30258581 DC : 0 BS 5908-2 - FIRE AND EXPLOSION PRECAUTIONS AT PREMISES HANDLING FLAMMABLE GASES, LIQUIDS AND DUSTS - PART 2: GUIDE TO APPLICABLE STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS
    BS 5839-1:2017 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF SYSTEMS IN NON-DOMESTIC PREMISES
    BS 5839-8(2013) : 2013 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 8: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF VOICE ALARM SYSTEMS
    12/30260280 DC : 0 BS 5839-6 - FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 6: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS IN DOMESTIC PREMISES
    BS 5908-2(2012) : 2012 FIRE AND EXPLOSION PRECAUTIONS AT PREMISES HANDLING FLAMMABLE GASES, LIQUIDS AND DUSTS - PART 2: GUIDE TO APPLICABLE STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS
    BS 5839-8(2008) : 2008 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 8: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF VOICE ALARM SYSTEMS
    BS 5446-3(2015) : 2015 DETECTION AND ALARM DEVICES FOR DWELLINGS - PART 3: SPECIFICATION FOR FIRE ALARM AND CARBON MONOXIDE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING PEOPLE
    BS 8456(2005) : 2005 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF DIRECTIONAL SOUNDER EVACUATION SYSTEMS
    01/540647 DC : DRAFT MAY 2001 BS 5839-1 - FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 1 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SYSTEM DESIGN, INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE
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    12/30258718 DC : 0 BS 5839-8 - FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 8: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF VOICE ALARM SYSTEMS
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    BS PD7974-4(2003) : 2003 APPLICATION OF FIRE SAFETY ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES TO THE DESIGN OF BUILDINGS - PART 4: DETECTION OF FIRE AND ACTIVATION OF FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS (SUB-SYSTEM 4)
    BS PAS 41(2003) : 2003 DIRECTIONAL SOUNDERS - REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    04/30118209 DC : DRAFT NOV 2004 BS 8456 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF DIRECTIONAL SOUNDER EVACUATION SYSTEMS
    09/30187281 DC : 0 BS 5839-9 - FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 9: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF EMERGENCY VOICE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
    BS 5839-1:2013 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF SYSTEMS IN NON-DOMESTIC PREMISES
    BS 5839-1(2002) : 2002 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SYSTEM DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE
    BS 5839-6(2013) : 2013 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 6: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS IN DOMESTIC PREMISES
    BS 5839-6:2013 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 6: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS IN DOMESTIC PREMISES
    BS 5839-1(2002) : 2002 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SYSTEM DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE
    BS 5839-1:2017 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF SYSTEMS IN NON-DOMESTIC PREMISES
    BS 5446-3:2015 DETECTION AND ALARM DEVICES FOR DWELLINGS - PART 3: SPECIFICATION FOR FIRE ALARM AND CARBON MONOXIDE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING PEOPLE
    BS 5839-6:2004 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 6: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS IN DWELLINGS

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    IEC 60068-2-75:2014 Environmental testing - Part 2-75: Tests - Test Eh: Hammer tests
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