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New standard on fire propagation of external walls

STATEMENT 

30 March 2016

 
 
New standard on fire propagation of external walls 
 
Standards Australia recently completed the development of AS 5113, Fire propagation testing and classification of external walls of buildings.
 

The standard sets out procedures for testing and classification of external walls according to their tendency to limit the spread of fire across their surface and between neighbouring buildings.

Read more about the standard and its expected impacts in our full statement.