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Furniture Tests

Evaluate the strength, durability and stability of chairs, stools, desks/tables, beds, monobloc chairs and stools and plastic tables, and storage furniture by applying loads and simulating the normal functional use and acceptable misuse following test standards.

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Based on the following test standards:

  • PNS 1478: 1998 (Monobloc chair, monobloc stool and plastic table)
  • BS EN 1730: 2000 (Domestic furniture. Tables. Test methods for determination of strength, durability and stability)
  • BS 4875-5:2001 (Strength and stability of furniture. Requirements for strength, durability and stability of tables and trolleys for domestic and contract use)
  • ANSI/BIFMA X5.5-2008 (American National Standard for Office Furnishings-Desk Product)
  • BS EN 1728: 2001 (Domestic furniture. Seating. Test methods for the determination of strength and durability)
  • BS 4875-1:2007 (Strength and stability of furniture. Requirements for the strength and durability of the structure of domestic seating)
  • BS EN 15373:2007 (Furniture. Strength, durability and safety. Requirements for non-domestic seating)
  • BS EN 1729-1:2006 (Furniture. Chairs and tables for educational institutions. Functional dimensions)
  • BS 4875-3:1985 (Strength and stability of furniture. Methods for determination of strength of settees)
  • ISO 7173:1989 (Furniture -- Chairs and stools -- Determination of strength and durability)
  • ISO 7174-1:1988 (Furniture – Chairs Determination of stability -- Part 1: Upright chairs and stools)
  • ISO 7174-2:1992 (Furniture -- Chairs Determination of stability -- Part 2: Chairs with tilting or reclining mechanisms when fully reclined, and rocking chairs)
  • BS 4875-4:1985 (Strength and stability of furniture. Methods for determination of stability of settees)
  • BS EN 1022:1997 (Domestic furniture. Seating. Determination of stability)
  • ANSI/BIFMA X5.1-2002 (American National Standard for Office Furnishings – General Purpose Office Chairs - Tests).