The new DIN EN 1520

Prefabricated reinforced components of lightweight aggregate concrete

Edition 06/2011 of DIN EN 1520 is the second generation of this European standard. It was intended to replace the previous version of 2003, which, in the opinion of the German regulatory authorities, was in need of being supplemented together with the pertinent application standard DIN 4213, which is covered by the technical regulations of the list of German building regulations (Bauregelliste). In the national technical approvals, moreover, DIN 4232 continued to be used as reference, in particular in connection with deviating thermal insulation parameters, which, according to European law,...

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