Are you BS8539 aware?

 If you are a Specifier, Distributor, Contractor, Installer or Tester, your reoles and respoonsibilities in the use of construction fixings are set out in this new British Standard.

Did you know that if you change a specification to another anchor without following the full selection process you could be held accountable for any misadventure?

fischer promote best practice and safety within the construction industry in accordance with the new BS Code of practice for the selection and installation of post-installed anchors in concrete and masonry.

For the local construction segment, BCA has issued a circular document mentioned the use of BS 8539 standard for selection & design of all post-installed anchor, dated on 01 Oct 2014.
Below please find the links to download the download:

https://www.corenet.gov.sg/general/e-info/circulars.aspx?agency=65738&page=13&startDate=&endDate=&monthID

fischer can help you to comply with BS 8539:2012

Supporting Specifiers: Technical support with correct  fixing selections and value engineering

Support Contractors / Installers: Large team of experienced engineers and technicians throughout the UK available for site consultations

Superior design software | Free toolbox talks | Site testing | Training

Construction Fixings Association

The CFA has been involved in the development of BS 8539:2012, more details and BS related tables can be found on their website www.fixingscfa.co.uk

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