Damp Proof Course
• Produced to BS 6515:84.
• Suitable for withstanding a compressive load of up to 2.5 N/mm2 as long as no lateral load is applied.
• Installation should be according to the code of practice CP102:1973 and normal DPC good practice procedures set in BS 5628 should be followed.
• For internal walls, DPC should be installed at the base of load bearing walls and linked with any adjoining DPM.
• The DPC should be at least the width the partition it is applied to and lapped by at least 100mm when two DPCs are joined and linked with any adjoining DPM.