IFC 4.3.0.1 (IFC4X3_TC1)

6.1.2.8 IfcCoveringTypeEnum

6.1.2.8.1 Semantic definition

This enumeration defines the range of different types of covering that can further specify an IfcCovering or an IfcCoveringType.

6.1.2.8.2 Type values

Type Description
CEILING

The covering is used to represent a ceiling.

CLADDING

The covering is used to represent a cladding.

COPING

A protective capping or covering of a wall or a parapet.

FLOORING

The covering is used to represent a flooring.

INSULATION

The covering is used to insulate an element for thermal or acoustic purposes.

MEMBRANE

An impervious layer that could be used for e.g. roof covering (below tiling - that may be known as sarking etc.) or as a damp proof course membrane; also, waterproofing material on a bridge structure (typically on top of bridge slab).

MOLDING

The covering is used to represent a molding being a strip of material to cover the transition of surfaces (often between wall cladding and ceiling).

ROOFING

The covering is used to represent a roof covering.

SKIRTINGBOARD

The covering is used to represent a skirting board being a strip of material to cover the transition between the wall cladding and the flooring.

SLEEVING

The covering is used to isolate a distribution element from a space in which it is contained.

TOPPING

A layer of material used for leveling or flattening a surface.

WRAPPING

The covering is used for wrapping particularly of distribution elements using tape.

USERDEFINED

User defined type of covering.

NOTDEFINED

Undefined type of covering.

Table 6.1.2.8.A

6.1.2.8.3 Formal representation

TYPE IfcCoveringTypeEnum = ENUMERATION OF
	(CEILING
	,CLADDING
	,COPING
	,FLOORING
	,INSULATION
	,MEMBRANE
	,MOLDING
	,ROOFING
	,SKIRTINGBOARD
	,SLEEVING
	,TOPPING
	,WRAPPING
	,USERDEFINED
	,NOTDEFINED);
END_TYPE;

6.1.2.8.4 References

6.1.2.8.5 Changelog

6.1.2.8.5.1 IFC4

  • item, MOLDING
  • item, SKIRTINGBOARD

6.1.2.8.5.2 IFC4.3_TC1

  • item, COPING
  • item, TOPPING