This document specifies methods for the determination of thermal properties of masonry and masonry products.

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This European Standard specifies the scheme for the assessment and verification of constancy of performance (AVCP) of cements to their corresponding product specification standards, including certification of constancy of performance by a product certification body.
The standard provides technical rules for factory production control by the manufacturer, including autocontrol testing of samples, and for the tasks of the product certification body. It also provides rules for actions to be follow...
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This document specifies the scheme for the assessment and verification of constancy of performance (AVCP) of cements, including certification of constancy of performance.
The document provides technical rules for factory production control, further testing of samples taken at the manufacturing plant (autocontrol testing) and assessment of the performance of the cement, initial inspection of the manufacturing plant and of factory production control, continuing surveillance, assessment and evalua...
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This European Standard specifies a method for determining the flexural and compressive strength of moulded mortar specimens.

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This document describes the analytical procedures used to determine the content of C3A in the clinker starting from a chemical analysis on cement. The method can be applied to CEM type I and IV for the determination of the requirement of C3A, as defined on EN 197-1.
This document describes two methods, traditional wet and XRF analysis (EN 196-2), which can be considered to be equivalent, in the scope of this CEN/TR 17365, for the determination of Al2O3, Fe2O3 and SO3.
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This European Standard describes the test methods for binders for floor screeds based on calcium sulphate specified in prEN 13454 1.
This European Standard describes the test methods for factory made mixtures for floor screeds based on calcium sulphate specified in EN 13813.
This European Standard describes reference test methods. If other than these methods and conditions are used, it is necessary to show that they give results equivalent to those given by the reference methods. In the event ...
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This European Standard specifies the apparatus and procedure for determining the heat of hydration of cements and other hydraulic binders at different test ages by isothermal conduction calorimetry.
This test procedure is intended for measuring the heat of hydration of cement up to 7 days in order to obtain data homogeneous with EN 196 8. Nevertheless this test duration may be critical for some apparatus, even if they can work properly at shorter test ages.
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This European Standard describes three methods of determining the fineness of cement.
The sieving method serves only to demonstrate the presence of coarse cement particles. This method is primarily suited to checking and controlling the production process.
The air-jet sieving method measures the retention on sieving and is suitable for particles which substantially pass a 2,0 mm test sieve. It may be used to determine the particle size distribution of agglomerates of very fine particles. This ...
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This document specifies a method for determining the freeze/thaw resistance of clay masonry units in one of
two categories F1 or F2.

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This European Standard specifies methods for the determination of the total organic carbon content (TOC) in limestone.
The standard describes the reference method and alternative methods which can be considered to be equivalent.
In the case of a dispute, only the reference method is used.
Any other methods may be used provided they are calibrated, either against the reference method or against internationally accepted reference materials, in order to demonstrate their equivalence.

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This European Standard specifies the characteristics and performance of prefabricated panels made of gypsum plasterboard facings complying with EN 520 and a cellular paperboard core intended to be used as a lightweight partition, lining and encasement for general use in buildings.
This standard covers the following characteristics: reaction to fire, water vapour permeability, flexural strength (breaking load) and thermal resistance to be measured according to the corresponding European test met...
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This European standard specifies the characteristics and performances of gypsum based adhesives which are composed of gypsum plasters defined in EN 13279 1 and of additives. These adhesives are used for fixing to walls and partitions, gypsum board thermal/acoustic insulation composite panels according to EN 13950, gypsum plasterboard linings according to EN 520, gypsum boards with mat reinforcement according to EN 15283 1, gypsum fibre boards according to EN 15283 2 and other suitable products a...view more

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This European Standard is applicable to factory-made renders and plasters based on organic binders used for external or internal covering on walls, columns, partitions and ceilings. The products are manufactured in paste form, ready to use, or in powder form. This European Standard is also applicable to renders and plasters with inorganic binders such as silicates, silanes, siloxanes and silicones.
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This European Standard specifies the characteristics and performance of metal beads, metal beads combined with paper tape and metal feature profiles designed for use in systems made with gypsum plasterboards according to EN 520, gypsum boards with fibrous reinforcement according to EN 15283 1 and EN 15283 2 and products from secondary processing according to EN 14190, gypsum board thermal/acoustic insulation composite panels according to EN 13950 and prefabricated gypsum board panels with a cell...view more

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This European standard specifies the characteristics and performance of preformed plasterboard cornices intended to be used in building construction works either as part of the original specification or subsequently for improved decorative enrichment of the wall/ceiling angle in rooms.
This standard covers the performance characteristics: reaction to fire and flexural strength.
This standard covers also additional technical characteristics that are of importance for the use and acceptance of t...
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TC - clarification of Units

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The general scope of the core product category rules (PCR) is given in EN 15804, clause 1. This PCR is primarily intended for the creation of cradle-to-gate EPDs of cement and building lime. In other respects, the scope is as in EN 15804.

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In the masonry unit standards and in national legislation, some properties need to be declared based on a certain fractile and confidence level. To demonstrate compliance with that a statistical tool can be used.
The purpose of this Technical Report is to exemplify how a statistical tool can be used in practice. This document should not contradict nor extend the scope of the work and role of a Notified Body, nor impose additional burdens on the manufacturer, beyond those laid down in the Constr...
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This draft Technical Specification describes the testing of the freeze-thaw scaling resistance of concrete both with water and with sodium chloride solution. It can be used either to compare new constituents or new concrete compositions against a constituent or a concrete composition that is known to give adequate performance in the local environment or to assess the test results against some absolute numerical values based on local experiences.
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This European Standard specifies requirements for factory-made masonry mortars (bedding, jointing and pointing) for use in masonry walls, columns and partitions (e.g. facing and rendered masonry, load bearing or non-load bearing masonry structures for buildings and civil engineering works).
This European Standard defines for fresh mortar the performance related to workable life, chloride content, air content, density and correction time (for thin-layer mortar only). For hardened mortar it defin...
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This European Standard specifies the methods for determining standard consistence, setting times and soundness of cements.
The method applies to common cements and to other cements and materials, the standards for which call up this method. It may not apply to other cement types that have, for example, a very short initial setting time. The method is used for assessing whether the setting time and soundness of a cement is in conformity with its specification.
This part of EN 196 describes the ...
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This European Standard is applicable to factory-made rendering/plastering mortars based on inorganic binders for external (rendering) and internal (plastering) use on walls, ceilings, columns and partitions. It contains definitions and final performance requirements.
This European Standard provides for the assessment and verification of constancy of performance (AVCP) of the product to this European Standard. The marking requirement for products covered by this European Standard is included.
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This draft European Standard describes reference and alternative test methods to be used when testing masonry cements to assess their conformity to EN 413 1. It gives the tests on fresh mortar for consistence, water retention and air content.
In the event of a dispute, only the reference methods are used.

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This European Standard specifies requirements for prefabricated lintels for maximum spans of 4,5 m and made from steel, autoclaved aerated concrete, manufactured stone, concrete, fired clay units, calcium silicate units, natural stone units, or a combination of these materials. Concrete and steel beams conforming to EN 1090-1, EN 12602 and EN 13225, as appropriate, are not covered by this standard.
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This European Standard specifies requirements for wall ties, tension straps, hangers and brackets for interconnecting masonry and for connecting masonry to other parts of works and buildings including walls, floors, beams, and columns. Where anchors or fasteners are supplied or specified as part of an ancillary component, the requirements including performance requirements apply to the complete product.
This European Standard is not applicable to:
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This European Standard specifies the requirements for masonry bed joint reinforcement for structural use (see 5.2.1) and for non-structural use (see 5.2.2).
Where products are intended for use in cavity wall construction, this European Standard covers only the performance of the meshwork as reinforcement in bed joints and not its performance as wall ties across the cavity.
This European Standard is not applicable to:
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This European Standard specifies a method for the determination of the adhesive strength between rendering and plastering mortars and a substrate.

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This CEN Technical Report provides guidance for the procedure to be followed in order to support the European standardization of new cements that are not covered by an existing European Standard.
The term 'new cement' has been used in this document to describe its primary focus, however, this same guideline procedure may be used for other products to be standardized by CEN/TC 51.

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This part of EN 196 specifies the method for the determination of the water-soluble chromium (VI) content of cement.
A reference method is described consisting of two stages, an extraction procedure and an analysis of the filtered extract. Guidance on other extraction procedures, suitable for screening tests, for factory production control or other purposes, is given but in case of dispute or failure to comply with a regulatory limit only the reference method is used. The reference method has a...
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This European Standard specifies methods for determining the flexural and shear resistances and load deflection characteristics of single span, single or composite lintels used for supporting uniformly distributed loads over openings in masonry construction.

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This standard concerns the design considerations and essential principles for internal plastering systems and application of plastering systems. The standard gives in different parts requirements and recommendations for building details, design and materials considerations, the selection of mixes and the application of gypsum plasters; gypsum/lime plasters; premixed lightweight plasters; anhydrite plasters; lime/gypsum; cement and cement/lime based plasters; lime based plasters, silicate plaster...view more

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This document specifies requirements and recommendations for the design, preparation and application of cement, lime or other mineral binders, and/or combinations thereof, masonry cement and polymer modified binder based external renderings, on all common types of backgrounds, to both vertical walls and horizontal soffits. It includes rendering on both new and old backgrounds and the maintenance and repair of existing work. Renders with organic materials as the principal binder are not included ...view more

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This European Standard specifies a method for determining the active soluble salts content of clay masonry units.

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This European standard specifies a method for determining the flexural strength of small masonry specimens for the two principal axes of loading. Guidance is given on the preparation of the specimens, the conditioning required before testing, the testing machine, the method of test, the method of calculation and the contents of the test report.

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This part of EN 196 describes the method for the determination of the compressive and, optionally, the flexural strength of cement mortar. The method applies to common cements and to other cements and materials, the standards for which call up this method. It may not apply to other cement types that have, for example, a very short initial setting time.
The method is used for assessing whether the compressive strength of cement is in conformity with its specification and for validation testing o...
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This European Standard defines and gives the specifications of six distinct very low heat special cement products and their constituents. The definition of each cement includes the proportions in which the constituents are to be combined to produce these distinct products in a single strength class having a limited heat of hydration value. The definition also includes requirements the constituents have to meet and the mechanical, physical, chemical and heat of hydration requirements for these pr...view more

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This European Standard specifies the characteristics and performance requirements of autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) masonry units for which the main intended uses are different types of load bearing and non-load bearing applications in all forms of walling including single leaf, cavity, partitions, retaining, basement and general use below ground level, including walling for fire protection, thermal insulation, sound insulation and the fabric of chimneys (excluding chimney flue units).
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This European Standard specifies the characteristics and performance requirements of calcium silicate masonry units for which the main intended uses are inner walls, outer walls, cellars, foundations and external chimney masonry.
This European Standard is intended to apply to all calcium silicate masonry units, including those of an overall nonrectangular parallelepiped shape, specially shaped and accessory units.
It defines the performance related to e.g. strength, density and dimensional acc...
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This European Standard specifies a method for determining the compressive strength of masonry units.

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This European Standard specifies the characteristics and performance requirements of manufactured stone masonry units for which the main intended uses are facing or exposed masonry in load bearing or non-load bearing building and civil engineering applications. The units are suitable for all forms of coursed or random masonry walling, including single leaf, cavity, partition, retaining and the external masonry to chimneys. They can provide fire protection, thermal insulation, sound insulation an...view more

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This European Standard specifies the characteristics and performance requirements of aggregate concrete masonry units made from dense and lightweight aggregates or a combination of both for which the main intended uses are common, facing or exposed masonry in load bearing or non-load bearing building and civil engineering applications. The units are suitable for all forms of walling, including single leaf, external leaf to chimneys, cavity wall, partitions, retaining, and basement. They can prov...view more

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This European Standard specifies the characteristics and performance requirements for masonry units manufactured from clay for which the main intended uses are protected or unprotected masonry structure (see definitions 3.3 and 3.4) (e.g. facing and rendered masonry, loadbearing or non-loadbearing masonry structures, including internal linings and partitions, for building and civil engineering).
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This European Standard specifies the characteristics and performance requirements of masonry units manufactured from natural stone the width of which is equal to or greater than 80 mm, for which the main intended uses are common, facing or exposed masonry units in loadbearing or non-loadbearing building and civil engineering applications These units are suitable for all forms of coursed or random masonry walling, including single leaf, cavity, partition, retaining and the external masonry to chi...view more

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This European Standard specifies the scheme for the evaluation of conformity of hydraulic road binders to their corresponding product specification standards EN 13282-1 and FprEN 13282-2.
This European Standard provides technical rules for factory production control by the manufacturer, including autocontrol testing of samples. It also provides rules for actions to be followed in the event of non-conformity.
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This European Standard specifies the scheme for the attestation and verification of constancy of performance (AVCP) of building limes to their corresponding product standard EN 459 1. It provides rules for surveillance, assessment and evaluation of the factory production control and rules for the frequency of inspections.
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This European Standard applies to building lime used for:
-   preparation of binder for mortar (for example for masonry, rendering and plastering);
-   production of other construction products (for example calcium silicate bricks, autoclaved aerated concrete, concrete, etc.);
-   civil engineering applications (for example soil treatment, asphalt mixtures, etc.).
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This European Standard defines and gives the specifications for normal hardening hydraulic road binders, produced in a factory and supplied ready for treatment of materials for bases, sub-bases and capping layers as well as earthworks, in road, railway, airport and other types of infrastructures.
It includes the mechanical, physical and chemical requirements and the classification of these binders based on their compressive strength at 56 days. It also includes the conformity criteria and evalu...
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This European Standard defines and gives the specifications of supersulfated cement and its constituents. The definition of supersulfated cement includes the proportions in which the constituents are to be combined to produce products in accordance with this standard. The definition also includes requirements the constituents have to meet and the mechanical, physical, chemical including heat of hydration requirements. This standard also states the conformity criteria and the related rules.
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This document specifies the characteristics of metal framing components (e.g profiles, hangers and connectors) intended to be used in building construction works in conjunction with gypsum boards manufactured according to EN 520, EN 15283-1 and EN 15283-2. Secondary processing conforming to EN 14190 where the assembly is non-loadbearing. These include, for example, partitions, wall and ceiling linings, ceilings with mechanically fixed boards and the cladding of beams, columns, ducts and shafts. ...view more

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