UL PRODUCT CATEGORY

Prefabricated Building Columns, CGHT


Guide Information for Fire-resistance Ratings

USE

This category covers prefabricated building columns investigated for use in fire-resistance designs as detailed in Fire-resistance Ratings - ANSI/UL 263 (BXUV). Prefabricated building columns consist of various shapes of steel load-bearing elements protected with proprietary insulating concretes encased in outer steel shells of various configurations. Where required by construction of a building, portions of the steel load-bearing elements, in various lengths including complete stories, may be provided unprotected; these portions are intended to be protected after the column erection with materials of at least equal fire resistance to that of the protected portion of the column.

PRODUCT IDENTITY

The following product identity appears on the product:

    Prefabricated Building Column

RELATED PRODUCTS

For information on related products, see Fire-resistance Ratings - ANSI/UL 263 (BXUV).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For additional information, see Fire-resistance Ratings (BXRH).

REQUIREMENTS

The basic standard used to investigate products in this category is ANSI/UL 263, "Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials."

UL MARK

The Certification Mark of UL on the product is the only method provided by UL to identify products manufactured under its Certification and Follow-Up Service. The Certification Mark for these products includes the UL symbol, the words "CERTIFIED" and "SAFETY," the geographic identifier(s), and a file number.

Additional Certification Markings

Products covered under this category are additionally marked with the following information:

AS TO FIRE RESISTANCE
DESIGN NO(S). ____
SEE UL ONLINE CERTIFICATIONS DIRECTORY

or

AS TO FIRE RESISTANCE
SEE UL ONLINE CERTIFICATIONS DIRECTORY

Alternate UL Mark

The Classification Mark of UL on the product is the only method provided by UL to identify products manufactured under its Classification and Follow-Up Service. The Classification Mark for these products includes the UL symbol, the word "CLASSIFIED" above the UL symbol (as illustrated in the Introduction of this Directory), and the following additional information:

PREFABRICATED BUILDING COLUMN
FIRE RESISTANCE CLASSIFICATION
DESIGN NO(S). ____
SEE UL FIRE RESISTANCE DIRECTORY
Control No.

or

PREFABRICATED BUILDING COLUMN
FIRE RESISTANCE CLASSIFICATION
SEE UL FIRE RESISTANCE DIRECTORY
Control No.

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Building Columns, Prefabricated
Last Updated on 2013-05-16
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