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Metal beads and feature profiles for use with gypsum plasterboards - Definitions, requirements and test methods

General information

40.60 Close of voting   Jun 20, 2002


CEN/TC 241 Gypsum and gypsum based products

European Norm


This European standard specifies the characteristics and performance of metal beads, metal beads combined with paper tape and metal feature profiles designed for use with gypsum plasterboard lining systems intended to be used in building construction works. Metal beads and feature profiles, depending upon their material and type, can be featured without decoration, decorated or finished with jointing compounds to receive decoration.
It covers the following performance characteristics : reaction to fire and flexural strength (bending behaviour) to be measured according to the corresponding European test methods.
It provides for the evaluation of conformity of the product to this EN.
This standard covers also additional technical characteristics that are of importance for the use and acceptance of the product by the construction industry and the reference tests for these characteristics.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Construction products


Regulation (eu) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 march 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing council directive 89/106/eec

Life cycle


prEN 14353
40.60 Close of voting
Jun 20, 2002