K. ROSS Building Research Establishment
BS 8298 is a revision of CP 298 ‘Natural Stone Cladding (non-loadbearing)’. The scope of CP 298 has been widened and the whole code revised with three major changes.
0 The inclusion of a section on exchange of information and time
schedules, ii) An expanded section on fixings with more practical advice on the
use of dissimilar metals in contact. iii) A greatly expanded section on dimensional changes to include
the origins of movement for different materials and a method to
calculate the expected thermal movement in service.