AFS LOGICWALL gains BBA Accreditation

AFS LOGICWALL gains BBA Accreditation

In May 2014 the AFS LOGICWALL® gained BBA Certification. This further strengthens AFS’s commitment to excel in the supply of high quality structural walling systems that offer our clients superior construction solutions.

The BBA is the UK’s major authority offering approval and certification services to manufacturers and installers supplying the construction industry.

BBA Approval is recognised by building control, government departments, architects, local authorities, specifiers, and industry insurers like the NHBC.

Gaining third party product approval from a recognised UKAS accredited certification body like the BBA is a vital ingredient for construction product manufacturers to gain acceptance with specifiers, building control, local authorities and industry insurers. The BBA specialises in the approval of construction products and is renowned for the robustness of its schemes which ensure products and systems are ‘fit for purpose.’

Selecting a BBA approved product is a sure-fire way of avoiding problems at each key stage in the building process.

• Structural performance — the system has adequate strength to resist the loads associated with installation and hydrostatic pressure.
• Behaviour in relation to fire — the concrete walls formed from the system are non-combustible and provide fire resistance when designed in accordance with BS EN 1992-1-2 : 2004 or BS 8110-2 : 1984.
• Sound insulation — separating and internal walls formed from the system with a minimum concrete core density can provide sufficient sound resistance.
• Durability — walls constructed from the system can have a service life of at least 80 years.

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