Furniture - Strength, durability and safety - Requirements for domestic seating

This European Standard specifies the minimum requirements for the safety, strength and durability of all types of domestic seating for adults.
It does not apply to ranked seating, seating for non-domestic use, office work chairs, office visitors chairs, chairs for educational institutions, outdoor seating and to links for linked seating for which European Standards exist.
It does not include requirements for the durability of upholstery materials, castors, reclining and tilting mechanisms and seat height adjustment mechanisms.
It does not include requirements for electrical safety.
It does not include requirements for the resistance to ageing, degradation, flammability and ergonomics.
The tests are based on use by persons weighing up to 110 kg.

Möbel - Festigkeit, Dauerhaltbarkeit und Sicherheit - Anforderungen an Sitzmöbel für den Wohnbereich

Diese Europäische Norm legt die Mindestanforderungen an die Sicherheit, Festigkeit und Dauerhaltbarkeit für alle Arten von Sitzmöbeln für Erwachsene im Wohnbereich fest.
Sie gilt nicht für festmontiertes Reihengestühl, Stühle für den Gebrauch im Nicht-Wohnbereich, Büroarbeitsstühle, Bürobesucherstühle, Stühle für Bildungseinrichtungen, Außensitzmöbel sowie für die Verbindungselemente von miteinander verbundenen Sitzmöbeln, für die Europäische Normen existieren.
Sie enthält keine Anforderungen an die Dauerhaltbarkeit von Polstermaterialien, Rollen, Neige- und Wippmechaniken und Sitzhöhenverstelleinrichtungen.
Sie enthält keine Anforderungen an die elektrische Sicherheit.
Sie enthält keine Anforderungen an die Alterungsbeständigkeit, Widerstandsfähigkeit gegen Zersetzung, Entflammbarkeit und Ergonomie.
Die Prüfungen beruhen auf dem Gebrauch durch Personen mit einem Körpergewicht bis zu 110 kg.

Mobilier - Résistance, durabilité et sécurité - Exigences relatives aux sièges à usage domestique

La présente Norme européenne spécifie les exigences minimales relatives à la sécurité, à la résistance et à la durabilité de tous les types de sièges à usage domestique pour adultes.
Elle ne s’applique pas aux sièges suivants : sièges en rangées, sièges à usage non domestique, sièges de travail de bureau, sièges de bureau pour visiteurs, chaises pour les établissements d’enseignement, sièges à usage extérieur et éléments de liaison de sièges reliés les uns aux autres, qui font l’objet de normes européennes.
Elle ne comprend aucune exigence concernant la durabilité des matériaux d’ameublement, des roulettes, des mécanismes des sièges pivotants et inclinables et des mécanismes de réglage en hauteur.
Les essais sont effectués sur la base d’une utilisation par des personnes pesant jusqu’à 110 kg.
La présente norme ne comporte pas d’exigences relatives à la sécurité électrique.
Elle ne fixe pas non plus d’exigences relatives à la résistance au vieillissement, à la dégradation, à l’inflammabilité et à l’ergonomie.

Pohištvo - Trdnost, trajnost in varnost - Zahteve za sedežno pohištvo za domačo uporabo

Ta evropski standard določa minimalne zahteve za varnost, trdnost in trajnost vseh vrst sedežnega pohištva za domačo uporabo za odrasle osebe.
Ne velja za vrstne sedeže, sedežno pohištvo za nedomačo uporabo, pisarniške delovne sedeže, pisarniške stole za obiskovalce, sedežno pohištvo za izobraževalne ustanove, zunanje sedežno pohištvo in povezave za povezano sedežno pohištvo, za katere obstajajo evropski standardi.
Ne vključuje zahtev za trajnost tapetniških materialov, kolesc, mehanizmov za sklapljanje in prilagajanje naklona ter mehanizmov za nastavitev višine sedeža.
Preskusi upoštevajo težo oseb do 110 kg.
Ne vključuje zahtev za električno varnost.
Ne vključuje zahtev za odpornost proti staranju, razpadu, vnetljivosti in ergonomičnosti.

General Information

Status
Published
Publication Date
22-Dec-2015
Technical Committee
Current Stage
9092 - Decision on results of review/2YR ENQ - revise - Review Enquiry
Due Date
04-Jun-2021
Completion Date
20-Aug-2021

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European foreword ....................................................................................................................................................... 3 1 Scope .................................................................................................................................................................... 4 2 Normative references .................................................................................................................................... 4 3 Terms and definitions ................................................................................................................................... 4 4 Test sequence ................................................................................................................................................... 4 5 Constructional requirements ..................................................................................................................... 4 5.1 General requirements ................................................................................................................................... 4 5.2 Shear and squeeze points ............................................................................................................................. 5 5.2.1 Shear and squeeze points when setting up and folding .................................................................... 5 5.2.2 Shear and squeeze points under influence of powered mechanisms .......................................... 5 5.2.3 Shear and squeeze points during use ...................................................................................................... 5 5.3 Stability ............................................................................................................................................................... 5 5.4 Strength and durability ................................................................................................................................. 5 5.4.1 General ................................................................................................................................................................ 5 5.4.2 Strength and durability requirements .................................................................................................... 7 6 Information for use ........................................................................................................................................ 7 7 Test report ......................................................................................................................................................... 7

SIST EN 12520:2016

EN 12520:2015 (E) 3 European foreword This document (EN 12520:2015) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 207 “Furniture”, the secretariat of which is held by UNI. This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by June 2016 and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at the latest by June 2016. 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. This document supersedes EN 12520:2010. In comparison with EN 12520:2010, the following changes have been made: a) references to EN 1728:2000 were updated to EN 1728:2012; b) Annex A (normative) “Backward fall test” was deleted; c) the standard was editorially revised. According to the CEN-CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organizations of the following countries are bound to implement this European Standard: 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. SIST EN 12520:2016

EN 12520:2015 (E) 4 1 Scope This European Standard specifies the minimum requirements for the safety, strength and durability of all types of domestic seating for adults. It does not apply to ranked seating, seating for non-domestic use, office work chairs, office visitors chairs, chairs for educational institutions, outdoor seating and to links for linked seating for which European Standards exist. It does not include requirements for the durability of upholstery materials, castors, reclining and tilting mechanisms and seat height adjustment mechanisms. It does not include requirements for electrical safety. It does not include requirements for the resistance to ageing, degradation, f

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Furniture - Strength, durability and safety - Requirements for domestic seating

Mobilier - Résistance, durabilité et sécurité - Exigences relatives aux sièges à usage domestique

Möbel - Festigkeit, Dauerhaltbarkeit und Sicherheit - Anforderungen an Sitzmöbel für den Wohnbereich This draft European Standard is submitted to CEN members for unique acceptance procedure. It has been drawn up by the Technical Committee CEN/TC 207.

If this draft becomes a European Standard, CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this European Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration.

This draft European Standard was established by CEN in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other language made by translation under the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre has the same status as the official versions.

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.

Recipients of this draft are invited to submit, with their comments, notification of any relevant patent rights of which they are aware and to provide supporting documentation.

Warning : This document is not a European Standard. It is distributed for review and comments. It is subject to change without notice and shall not be referred to as a European Standard.

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B-1000 Brussels © 2015 CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved worldwide for CEN national Members. Ref. No. FprEN 12520:2015 EkSIST FprEN 12520:2015

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Page Foreword ..............................................................................................................................................................3 1 Scope ......................................................................................................................................................4 2 Normative references ............................................................................................................................4 3 Terms and definitions ...........................................................................................................................4 4 Test sequence ........................................................................................................................................4 5 Constructional requirements ................................................................................................................5 5.1 General requirements ............................................................................................................................5 5.2 Shear and squeeze points ....................................................................................................................5 5.2.1 Shear and squeeze points when setting up and folding ...................................................................5 5.2.2 Shear and squeeze points under influence of powered mechanisms .............................................5 5.2.3 Shear and squeeze points during use .................................................................................................5 5.3 Stability ...................................................................................................................................................5 5.4 Strength and durability .........................................................................................................................6 5.4.1 General ....................................................................................................................................................6 5.4.2 Strength and durability requirements..................................................................................................7 6 Information for use ................................................................................................................................7 7 Test report ..............................................................................................................................................7

kSIST FprEN 12520:2015

FprEN 12520:2015 (E) 3 Foreword This document (FprEN 12520:2015) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 207 “Furniture”, the secretariat of which is held by UNI. This document is currently submitted to the Unique Acceptance Procedure. This document will supersede EN 12520:2010. kSIST FprEN 12520:2015

FprEN 12520:2015 (E) 4

1 Scope This European Standard specifies the minimum requirements for the safety, strength and durability of all types of domestic seating for adults. It does not apply to ranked seating, seating for non-domestic use, office work chairs, office visitors chairs, chairs for educational institutions, outdoor seating and to links for linked seating for which European Standards exist. It does not include requirements for the durability of upholstery materials, castors, reclining and tilting mechanisms and seat height adjustment mechanisms. The tests are based on use by persons weighing up to 110 kg. It does not include requirements for electrical safety. It does not include requirements for the resistance to ageing, degradation, flammability and ergonomics. 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 (includi

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