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Structural Test Standards

The Building Test Centre's Structural test facility is accredited to the following UK standards:

Partitions (including matching linings)

BS5234:Part 2:1992

  • Annex A. Partition Stiffness
  • Annex B. Surface change by small hard body impact
  • Annex C. Resistance to damage by large soft body impact
  • Annex D. Resistance to perforation by small hard body impact
  • Annex E. Resistance to structural damage by multiple impacts from a large soft body.
  • Annex F. Door Slamming
  • Annex G. Crowd Pressure
  • Annex H. Lightweight anchorage pull-out
  • Annex J. Lightweight anchorage pull-down
  • Annex K. Heavy weight anchorage - eccentric downward loading test (wash basin)
  • Annex K. Heavy weight anchorage - eccentric downward loading test (high level wall cupboard)

Uniformly Distributed Load (UDL)

  • Documented in-house method: UDL

Racking Resistance

  • BS EN 594:2011