• PD 6516:1987

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    Guide to guarding fires and heating appliances

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  28-08-1987

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Table of Contents - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Foreword
    Committees responsible
    Guide
    1. Scope
    2. Legislation
    3. Types and purposes of guards
    4. Safety in use
    5. Design features
    6. Limitations

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Information concerned with effective and safe guarding against burning or ignition hazards.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Published Document provides guidance and information concerned with the effective and safe guarding of fires and heating appliances.

    The document considers only the burning or ignition hazards associated with high temperatures or free flames of fires and heating appliances. It does not consider protection against electric shock, the requirements for which are now incorporated into the appropriate product standards and in legislation concerning electrical safety.

    NOTE The titles of the publications referred to in this Published Document are listed on the inside back cover.

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    Committee CW/1
    Development Note Supersedes 86/40234 DC. (08/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, October 2012. (09/2012)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current

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

    BS 5871-2:2005 Specification for the installation and maintenance of gas fires, convector heaters, fire/back boilers and decorative fuel effect gas appliances Inset live fuel effect gas fires of heat input not exceeding 15 kW, and fire/back boilers (2nd and 3rd family gases)
    BS 5871-3:2005 Specification for the installation and maintenance of gas fires, convector heaters, fire/back boilers and decorative fuel effect gas appliances Decorative fuel effect gas appliances of heat input not exceeding 20 kW (2nd and 3rd family gases)
    BS 5871-1:2005 Specification for the installation and maintenance of gas fires, convector heaters, fire/back boilers and decorative fuel effect gas appliances Gas fires, convector heaters, fire/back boilers and heating stoves (2nd and 3rd family gases)
    BS 5871-4:2007 Specification for the installation and maintenance of gas fires, convector heaters, fire/back boilers and decorative fuel effect gas appliances Independent gas-fired flueless fires, convector heaters and heating stoves of nominal heat input not exceeding 6 kW (2nd and 3rd family gases)

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    BS 1945:1971 Specification for fireguards for heating appliances (gas, electric and oil-burning)
    BS 6539:1984 Specification for fireguards for use with solid fuel appliances
    BS 6778:1986 Specification for fireguards for use with portable, free-standing or wall-mounted heating appliances
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