This European Standard covers membranes, individual substructure components, substructure kits and suspended ceiling kits when these are placed on the market.
This European Standard does not cover the following:
? ceiling substructures and membrane component covered by other harmonised European Standards, for insitu formed ceilings, covered by other European technical specifications, for which it is the installer, not the component manufacturer, who takes responsibility for ensuring that the complete installed suspended ceiling
meets any regulatory requirements to which it is subject;
? stretched ceilings covered by EN 14716;
? ceilings in mobile buildings, caravans and other forms of transportation;
? characteristics needed for special applications, for which additional characteristics other than covered by this
European Standard would need to be complied with;
? ceilings subject to water penetration requirements;
? ceilings used externally where requirements other than covered by this scope would apply (tunnels, canopies,
petrol stations, arcades, open sports facilities, car parks etc.);
? heavy duty suspended ceilings or their supporting construction (e.g. ceilings that can be walked on);
? ceilings made from fire protective boards covered by ETAG 018-4.