Details test requirements for beams, columns, floors and flat roofs, and walls.
Supersedes BS 476-8:1972. Confirmed June 2016. Amendment C1 dated April 2014 - Information added to Foreword. This standard has been superseded by the current BS EN 1365-1, BS EN 1365-2, BS EN 1365-3 and BS EN 1365-4, but it has been retained based on legitimate need for the standards within non-EU markets.
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