Provision of cavity barriers

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Provision of cavity barriers. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 8: Cavities – flats, 1 (8.2). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 65. ISBN 9781859469156

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To reduce the potential for fire spread, cavity barriers should be provided for both of the following.
a. To divide cavities.
b. To close the edges of cavities.
See Diagram 8.1. Cavity barriers should not be confused with fire-stopping details (Section 9).

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Subjects: Section 08: Cavities – flats
B3: Internal fire spread (structure)
Building standards
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2020 05:52
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2022 21:02

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