Gives recommendations for the selection of reinforced bitumen membranes. These can be used to reinforce bitumen membrane roofs. The can be applied to flat and sloping roofs, on both new and existing roofs, subject to confirmation of the suitability of the existing construction. Recommendations are also given for mechanically fastened single-layer reinforced bitumen membranes, torch-applied bitumen membranes and self-adhesive reinforced bitumen membranes.
Supersedes BS 8217:1994.
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