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Fire protection for structural steel in buildings. 5th edition. (Volume 1 of 2). (Yellow book)

Fire protection for structural steel in buildings. 5th edition. (Volume 1 of 2). (Yellow book)

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For the evaluation of proprietary fire protection of structural steelwork complying with the Building Regulations. Also provides guidance for proprietary materials and systems. Covers the assessment method used in the 'Yellow Book' and other European tests and assessment procedures. Looks at fire protection of beams with web openings (cellular beams), CE marking and ETAs and data sheets.


Supersedes Fire protection for structural steel in buildings (Yellow book). Volume 1 Sections 1-9. 4th edition (Revised June 2010) (ASFP, 2006). Volume 1: contains methodologies for the fire testing and assessment of structural fire protection. Volume 2: Parts 1 to 4 contain data for products according to the type of fire protection material. This Fifth edition is a major revision to include new EN test methods and revised procedures for intumescents and cellular beams.




Publisher History

Formed in 1975, the Association for Specialist Fire Protection currently represents the major U.K. based specialist manufacturers and installers of structural passive fire protection systems. They produce technical information to ensure built in fire protection in buildings.



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