Specification 3 Fire hazard properties
2019: Sch. 6: 1
2019: Sch. 6: 2.1
Form of test
2019: Sch. 6: 2.2
2019: Sch. 6: 2.3
Test specimens must incorporate—
- all types of joints; and
- all types of perforations, recesses or the like for pipes, light switches or other fittings, which are proposed to be used for the member or assembly of members in the building.
2019: Sch. 6: 2.4
S3C4 does not apply to joints, perforations, recesses or the like that are larger than those in the proposed application and have already been tested in the particular form of construction concerned and found to comply with the conditions of the test.
Smaller specimen permitted
2019: Sch. 6: 2.5
A testing laboratory may carry out the test specified in S3C3(b) at pilot scale if a specimen (which must be not less than 900 mm x 900 mm) will adequately represent the proposed construction in the building, but the results of that test do not apply to construction larger than limits defined by the laboratory conducting the pilot examination.