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BSI - BS 8499 - TC

Tracked Changes (Redline) - Specification for domestic gas meter boxes and meter bracket

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Organization: BSI
Publication Date: 25 February 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 117
ICS Code (Gas supply systems): 91.140.40
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This British Standard specifies requirements for gas meter boxes for use with single gas meter installations conforming to BS 6400, which:

a) are supplied with gases of the 2nd and 3rd family, with a maximum capacity of 6 m3/h and a maximum operating pressure not exceeding 2 bar; and

b) incorporate any of the following meters: diaphragm, ultrasonic, credit or prepayment. It does not apply to multiple meter installations which are installed in the same housing.

NOTE 1 The composition of fuel gases of the 2nd and 3rd family is specified in BS EN 437.

NOTE 2 All pressures quoted in this standard are gauge pressures.

It covers the following designs of meter box, including any associated box extensions:

1) built-in;

2) surface mounted;

3) semi-concealed;

4) universal.

It does not cover security shrouds intended to provide additional protection to meter installations.

This British Standard also specifies requirements for the design of the standard meter bracket.

Document History

BS 8499 - TC
February 25, 2020
Tracked Changes (Redline) - Specification for domestic gas meter boxes and meter bracket
This British Standard specifies requirements for gas meter boxes for use with single gas meter installations conforming to BS 6400, which: a) are supplied with gases of the 2nd and 3rd family, with...

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