Lightweight Particleboards - Specifications

This European Technical Specification specifies the requirements for uncoated particleboards for use in dry conditions in non load-bearing applications with density below 600 kg/m3.
This Technical Specification applies to particleboard which is mostly homogenous and continuous in its composition and which does not contain hollow spaces, chambers or other type of cavities which can be encountered as honeycombs in sandwich panels or as tubes in extruded boards.
This Technical Specification does not give requirements for extruded particleboards (see EN 14755), flaxboards (see EN 15197) and sandwich panels.
NOTE   Typical applications for lightweight boards are in furniture and non-structural applications e.g. in doors, packaging.

Leichte Spanplatten - Anforderungen

Diese Europäische Technische Spezifikation legt Anforderungen an unbeschichtete Spanplatten mit einer Rohdichte unter 600 kg/m3 für die Verwendung im Trockenbereich für nicht tragende Zwecke fest.
Diese Technische Spezifikation gilt für Spanplatten mit einer größtenteils homogenen und einheitlichen Zusammensetzung und ohne Zwischenräume, Kammern oder andere Arten von Hohlräumen, die als Waben in Sandwichplatten oder als Röhren in Strangpressplatten vorkommen können.
Diese Technische Spezifikation gilt nicht für Strangpressplatten (siehe EN 14755), Flachsspanplatten (siehe EN 15197) und Sandwichplatten.
ANMERKUNG   Typische Anwendungen für leichte Platten sind Möbel und Anwendungen für nicht tragende Zwecke, z. B. in Türen, Verpackungen.

Panneaux de particules légers - Spécifications

La présente spécification technique prescrit les exigences pour les panneaux de particules non revêtus de masse volumique inférieure à 600 kg/m3, pour un usage non travaillant en milieu sec.
La présente spécification technique s’applique aux panneaux de particules dont la composition est en général homogène et continue et qui ne contiennent aucun vide, aucune chambre ou d’autres types de cavités pouvant être présentes, comme les nids d’abeilles alvéolés dans les panneaux sandwich ou les tubes dans les panneaux extrudés.
La présente spécification technique ne définit pas d’exigences pour les panneaux de particules extrudés (voir l’EN 14755), ni pour les panneaux de lin (voir l’EN 15197) ou les panneaux sandwich.
NOTE   Les panneaux légers sont habituellement utilisés dans l’ameublement et pour un usage non structurel, comme par exemple dans les portes, l’emballage.

Lahke iverne plošče - Specifikacije

Standard CEN/TS 16368 določa zahteve za neprevlečene iverne plošče, ki se jih ne uporablja kot nosilne plošče, za uporabo v suhih razmerah z gostoto, nižjo od 600 kg/m3. Ta tehnična specifikacija velja za iverne plošče, ki so po sestavi večinoma homogene in neprekinjene in ki ne vsebujejo votlih predelov, odprtin ali drugih vrst vdolbin, ki jih lahko najdemo v sendvič ploščah v obliki satovja ali v stisnjenih ploščah v obliki cevi. Ta tehnična specifikacija ne določa zahtev za stisnjene iverne plošče (glej EN 14755), upognjene plošče (glej EN 15197) in sendvič plošče.

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SLOVENSKI STANDARD
SIST-TS CEN/TS 16368:2014
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Lightweight Particleboards - Specifications
Leichte Spanplatten - Anforderungen
Panneaux de particules légers - Spécifications
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: CEN/TS 16368:2014
ICS:
79.060.20 9ODNQHQHLQLYHUQHSORãþH Fibre and particle boards
SIST-TS CEN/TS 16368:2014 en,fr,de

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
CEN/TS 16368
SPÉCIFICATION TECHNIQUE
TECHNISCHE SPEZIFIKATION
March 2014
ICS 79.060.20
English Version
Lightweight Particleboards - Specifications

Panneaux de particules légers - Spécifications Leichte Spanplatten - Anforderungen

This Technical Specification (CEN/TS) was approved by CEN on 13 January 2014 for provisional application.

The period of validity of this CEN/TS is limited initially to three years. After two years the members of CEN will be requested to submit their

comments, particularly on the question whether the CEN/TS can be converted into a European Standard.

CEN members are required to announce the existence of this CEN/TS in the same way as for an EN and to make the CEN/TS available

promptly at national level in an appropriate form. It is permissible to keep conflicting national standards in force (in parallel to the CEN/TS)

until the final decision about the possible conversion of the CEN/TS into an EN is reached.

CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia,

Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania,

Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and United

Kingdom.
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© 2014 CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved Ref. No. CEN/TS 16368:2014 E

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Contents Page

Foreword ..............................................................................................................................................................3

1 Scope ......................................................................................................................................................4

2 Normative references ............................................................................................................................4

3 Terms and definitions ...........................................................................................................................5

4 Classification of boards ........................................................................................................................5

5 General requirements for all board types ...........................................................................................5

6 Requirements .........................................................................................................................................6

7 Requirements for general purpose lightweight boards for use in dry conditions (Type

LP1) .........................................................................................................................................................6

8 Requirements for general purpose (including furniture) lightweight boards for use in dry

conditions (Type LP2) ...........................................................................................................................6

9 Supplementary properties ....................................................................................................................7

10 Verification of compliance ....................................................................................................................7

10.1 General ....................................................................................................................................................7

10.2 External control ......................................................................................................................................7

10.3 Factory production control ...................................................................................................................8

11 Marking ...................................................................................................................................................8

Bibliography ........................................................................................................................................................9

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Foreword

This document (CEN/TS 16368:2014) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 112 “Wood-based

panels”, the secretariat of which is held by DIN.

Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of patent

rights. CEN [and/or CENELEC] shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.

According to the CEN-CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organizations of the following

countries are bound to announce this Technical Specification: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus,

Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany,

Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland,

Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

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1 Scope

This European Technical Specification specifies the requirements for uncoated particleboards for use in dry

conditions in non load-bearing applications with density below 600 kg/m .

This Technical Specification applies to particleboard which is mostly homogenous and continuous in its

composition and which does not contain hollow spaces, chambers or other type of cavities which can be

encountered as honeycombs in sandwich panels or as tubes in extruded boards.

This Technical Specification does not give requirements for extruded particleboards (see EN 14755),

flaxboards (see EN 15197) and sandwich panels.

NOTE Typical applications for lightweight boards are in furniture and non-structural applications e.g. in doors,

packaging.
2 Normative references

The following documents, in whole or in part, are normatively referenced in this document and are

indispensable for its application. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references,

the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.

EN 310, Wood-based panels — Determination of modulus of elasticity in bending and of bending strength

EN 311, Wood-based panels — Surface soundness — Test method

EN 317, Particleboards and fibreboards — Determination of swelling in thickness after immersion in water

EN 318, Wood-based panels — Determination of dimensional changes associated with changes in relative

humidity

EN 319, Particleboards and fibreboards — Determination of tensile strength perpendicular to the plane of the

board
EN 322, Wood-based panels — Determination of moisture content
EN 323, Wood-based panels — Determination of density

EN 324-1, Wood-based panels — Determination of dimensions of boards — Part 1: Determination of

thickness, width and length

EN 324-2, Wood-based panels — Determination of dimensions of boards — Part 2: Determination of

squareness and edge straightness

EN 326-1, Wood-based panels — Sampling, cutting and inspection — Part 1: Sampling and cutting of test

pieces and expression of test results

EN 326-2, Wood-based panels — Sampling, cutting and inspection — Part 2: Initial type testing and factory

production control

EN 326-3, Wood-based panels — Sampling, cutting and inspection — Part 3: Inspection of an isolated lot of

panels

EN 717-1, Wood-based panels — Determination of formaldehyde release — Part 1: Formaldehyde emission

by the chamber method
ISO 3340, Fibre building boards — Determination of sand content
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