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AS/NZS 4284-2008 testing of building facades

Standard Number:  AS/NZS 4284-2008
Title:  testing of building facades
Language:  English
Replacing Standard:  DR 07156

Publication Date:  2008/4/28
Status:  Current
International Classification for Standards (ICS)CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND BUILDING>>Elements of buildings>>Walls. Partitions. Facades
Publisher:  Australia Standards(AS)
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Number of Pages:31P.;A4  

Description:Sets out methods of testing building facades for environmental loading including water penetration and air infiltration as well as structural tests. Optional tests include seismic testing, seal degradation and building maintenance unit (BMU) restraint.  
Catalog:Document Contents
AS/NZS 4284:2008 TESTING OF BUILDING FACADES
PREFACE
CONTENTS
1 SCOPE
2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
3 DEFINITIONS
3.1 BMU
3.2 Framing members
3.3 Specifier
3.4 Test facility
3.5 Uncontrolled water
4 NOTATION
5 PRINCIPLE
6 APPARATUS
7 SAMPLE PREPARATION
7.1 Test sample
7.2 Drawings
8 PROCEDURE
8.1 Test sequence
8.1.1 General
8.1.2 Variation of test sequence or retesting
8.2 Preliminary tests
8.2.1 General
8.2.2 Static pressure
8.2.3 Water
8.3 Structural test at serviceability limit state
8.3.1 Structural-test pressures
8.3.2 Location of the displacement transducers
8.3.3 Pressure loading sequence
8.3.4 Displacement measurement of spandrel panels
8.3.5 Calculation of deflection/span ratio
8.3.6 Calculation of successive member displacement
8.3.7 Calculation of maximum displacement
8.4 Air infiltration test
8.4.1 Test pressure
8.4.2 Procedure
8.5 Water penetration test by static pressure
8.5.1 Test pressure
8.5.2 Procedure
8.6 Water penetration test by cyclic pressure
8.6.1 Test pressure
8.6.2 Procedure
8.7 BMU restraint test
8.7.1 Test load
8.7.2 Procedure
8.8 Structural test at ultimate limit state
8.8.1 Test pressures
8.8.2 Procedure
8.8.3 Spandrel panel
8.9 Seismic test
8.9.1 Test displacement
8.9.2 Procedure
8.10 Seal degradation test
9 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
9.1 General
9.2 Structural test at serviceability limit state
9.2.1 Deflection/span ratios
9.2.2 Successive member displacement
9.2.3 Maximum displacement
9.3 Air infiltration test
9.4 Water penetration test
9.5 Seismic test at serviceability limit state displacement
9.6 BMU restraint test
9.7 Structural test at ultimate limit state
9.8 Seismic test at ultimate limit state displacement
9.9 Seal degradation test
10 TEST REPORT
10.1 Preliminary test report
10.2 Official test report
APPENDIX A - INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED BY SPECIFIER
APPENDIX B - SAMPLE PREPARATION
B1 INTRODUCTION
B2 TEST SAMPLE
B3 REQUIREMENTS
B4 INCLINED GLAZING
APPENDIX C - STRENGTH TEST AT ULTIMATE LIMIT STATE LOADING
APPENDIX D - AIR INFILTRATION TESTING
APPENDIX E - WATER PENETRATION TESTING
APPENDIX F - SEISMIC TESTING
  
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