Specifications for impact modified coextruded ABS/Acrylic sheets for baths and shower trays for domestic purposes

This European Standard specifies the properties of coextruded ABS sheets with impact modified acrylic top layer from which baths and shower trays for domestic purposes are manufactured.
Note : For the purposes of this standard the term "domestic purposes" includes use in hotels, accommodation for students, hospitals and similar buildings, except when special medical provisions are required.

Spezifizierung von coextrudierten schlagzäh-modifizierten PMMA/ABS-Platten für Badewannen und Duschwannen für den Hausgebrauch

Diese Europäische Norm legt die Anforderungen an coextrudierte ABS-Platten mit einer schlagzäh-modifizierten Deckschicht aus Acryl für die Herstellung von Badewannen und Duschwannen für den Hausgebrauch fest.
ANMERKUNG      Der Begriff "für den Hausgebrauch" in dieser Norm schließt die Verwendung in Hotels, Studentenwohn-heimen, Krankenhäusern und ähnlichen Einrichtungen ein; ausgenommen ist die medizinische Verwendung.

Spécifications des feuilles coextrudées en ABS/Acrylique pour baignoireset receveurs de douche à usage domestique

La présente norme européenne spécifie les propriétés des feuilles coextrudées en ABS comportant une couche superficielle en acrylique modifié choc, utilisées pour la fabrication des baignoires et receveurs de douche à usage domestique. Note: Pour les besoins de la présente norme, le terme "usage domestique" inclut l'utilisation dans les hôtels, les résidences d'étudiants, les hôpitaux et autres bâtiments similaires, sauf lorsque des dispositions médicales spéciales sont requises.

Specifikacije udarno modificiranih plošč iz PMMA/ABS za kadi in prhe za uporabo v gospodinjstvu

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Publication Date
09-Sep-2003
Current Stage
9092 - Decision on results of review/2YR ENQ - revise - Review Enquiry
Due Date
02-Jul-2009
Completion Date
02-Jul-2009

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2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.Spezifizierung von coextrudierten schlagzäh-modifizierten PMMA/ABS-Platten für Badewannen und Duschwannen für den HausgebrauchSpécifications relatives aux feuilles en acrylique et ABS coextrudées a résistance au choc modifiée pour baignoires et receveurs de douche a usage domestiqueSpecifications for impact modified coextruded ABS/Acrylic sheets for baths and shower trays for domestic purposes91.140.70Sanitarne napraveSanitary installationsICS:Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z:EN 13559:2003SIST EN 13559:2004en01-maj-2004SIST EN 13559:2004SLOVENSKI

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EUROPEAN STANDARDNORME EUROPÉENNEEUROPÄISCHE NORMEN 13559September 2003ICS 91.140.70English versionSpecifications for impact modified coextruded ABS/Acrylicsheets for baths and shower trays for domestic purposesSpécifications relatives aux feuilles en acrylique et ABScoextrudées à résistance au choc modifiée pour baignoireset receveurs de douche à usage domestiqueSpezifizierung von coextrudierten schlagzäh-modifiziertenPMMA/ABS-Platten für Badewannen und Duschwannen fürden HausgebrauchThis European Standard was approved by CEN on 26 June 2003.CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this EuropeanStandard the status of a national standard without any alteration. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references concerning such nationalstandards may be obtained on application to the Management Centre or to any CEN member.This European Standard exists in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other language made by translationunder the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the Management Centre has the same status as the officialversions.CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece,Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and UnitedKingdom.EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDIZATIONCOMITÉ EUROPÉEN DE NORMALISATIONEUROPÄISCHES KOMITEE FÜR NORMUNGManagement Centre: rue de Stassart, 36

B-1050 Brussels© 2003 CENAll rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reservedworldwide for CEN national Members.Ref. No. EN 13559:2003 ESIST EN 13559:2004

EN 13559:2003 (E)2ContentsPageForeword......................................................................................................................................................................31Scope..............................................................................................................................................................42Normative references....................................................................................................................................43Terms and definitions....................................................................................................................................44Requirements.................................................................................................................................................44.1General requirements....................................................................................................................................44.2Thickness........................................................................................................................................................54.3Heavy metal contents....................................................................................................................................54.4Colour..............................................................................................................................................................64.5Thermal stability.............................................................................................................................................64.6Colour fastness..............................................................................................................................................64.6.1Resistance to UV light...................................................................................................................................64.6.2Resistance to hot water.................................................................................................................................64.7Chemical and stain resistance.....................................................................................................................64.8Resistance to wet and dry cycling...............................................................................................................64.9Shrinkage........................................................................................................................................................64.10Resistance to stress cracking......................................................................................................................75Test methods..................................................................................................................................................75.1Determination of tensile strength.................................................................................................................75.2Determination of thermal stability................................................................................................................75.3Determination of colour fastness to hot water...........................................................................................75.4Determination of resistance to domestic chemicals and stains...............................................................85.4.1Reagents.........................................................................................................................................................85.4.2Apparatus.......................................................................................................................................................85.4.3Procedure.......................................................................................................................................................85.4.4Results............................................................................................................................................................95.5Determination of resistance to wet and dry cycling...................................................................................95.5.1Test pieces......................................................................................................................................................95.5.2Procedure.......................................................................................................................................................95.5.3Results..........................................................................................................................................................105.6Determination of resistance to stress cracking........................................................................................105.6.1General..........................................................................................................................................................105.6.2Principle........................................................................................................................................................105.6.3Test specimens............................................................................................................................................105.6.4Conditioning.................................................................................................................................................105.6.5Pieces of cloth..............................................................................................................................................105.6.6Test fluid.......................................................................................................................................................105.6.7Flexural strain...............................................................................................................................................115.6.8Test atmosphere..........................................................................................................................................115.6.9Procedure.....................................................................................................................................................115.7Determination of water absorption............................................................................................................125.7.1Principle........................................................................................................................................................125.7.2Apparatus.....................................................................................................................................................125.7.3Test specimens............................................................................................................................................135.7.4General conditions.......................................................................................................................................135.7.5Procedure.....................................................................................................................................................135.7.6Expression of results..................................................................................................................................13Bibliography..............................................................................................................................................................15SIST EN 13559:2004

EN 13559:2003 (E)3ForewordThis document (EN 13559:2003) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN /TC 163, "Sanitary appliances"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 orby endorsement, at the latest by March 2004, and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at the latest byMarch 2004.According to the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organizations of the followingcountries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland,France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal,Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.SIST EN 13559:2004

EN 13559:2003 (E)41 ScopeThis European Standard specifies the properties of coextruded ABS sheets with impact modified acrylic top layerfrom which baths and shower trays for domestic purposes are manufactured.Note : For the purposes of this standard the term "domestic purposes" includes use in hotels, accommodation for students,hospitals and similar buildings, except when special medical provisions are required.2 Normative referencesThis European standard incorporates by dated or undated reference, provisions from other publications. Thesenormative references are cited at the appropriate places in the text and the publications are listed herafter. Fordated references, subsequent amendments to or revisions of any of these publications apply to this EuropeanStandard only when incorporated in it by amendment or revision. For undated references the latest edition of thepublication referred to applies.prEN ISO 15015:1997, Extruded sheets of impact-modified acrylonitrile/styrene copolymers, (ABS, AES or ASA).Requirements and test methods (ISO/DIS 15015: 1997).ISO 75-2. Plastics. Determination of temperature of deflection under load - Part 2: Plastics and ebonite.ISO 105-A02, Textiles. Tests for colour fastness. – Part A02 Grey scale for assessing change in colour.ISO 179, Plastics. Determination of Charpy impact properties.ISO 527, Plastics. Determination of tensile properties.ISO 4892, Plastics. Methods of exposure to laboratory light sources.3 Terms and definitionsFor the purpose of this standard, the following term and definition applies:3.1Coextruded impact modified PMMA/ABS sheetcoextruded sheet with ABS substrate and a top layer of modified PMMA.4 Requirements4.1 General requirementsThe coextruded impact modified PMMA / ABS sheet shall comply with the requirements of table 1 when tested tothe methods given in Table 1.SIST EN 13559:2004

EN 13559:2003 (E)5Table 1 General requirements for coextruded impact modified PMMA / ABS sheetPropertyTestmethodTestconditionsUnitValueMinimumMaximumTensile yield strengthE modulusHeat distortion temperature(HDT)Impact resistance(tensile zone PMMA)Water absorptionISO 5271)ISO 5271)ISO 752)ISO 179 1fn(unnotched)§ 5.7 of thisstandard50 mm/min1 mm/minwith polishing 3)MPaMPa°CkJ/m2mg38180010020-----401) ISO 527 as specified in 5.1 of this standard.2) Annealing conditions: 24h at 80°C, then 16h at 23°C and 50% RH. Test flatwise with PMMA as surface layer onwhich the testing load is applicated.3) Polishing conditions and specimen preparation according prEN 15015:1997 § 5.1.1.4.2 ThicknessThe total thickness of coextruded impact modified PMMA / ABS sheet shall not be less than 2,7 mm.Tolerances on total thickness are given in Table 2.Table 2 Tolerance on total thickness for coextruded impact modified PMMA/ABS sheetTotal thicknessfromtoTolerance2,84,0 0,10 mm4,16,0 0,15 mm6,19,0 0,20 mm9,111,0 0,30 mmThe minimum top layer thickness is 9 % of the total thickness of coextruded impact modified PMMA / ABS sheet forbathtub applications and 4 % of the total thickness of the coextruded impact modified PMMA / ABS sheet forshower tray applications.4.3 Heavy metal contentsLimit values for heavy metal contents of coextruded impact modified PMMA/ABS sheets for baths and shower traysare given in the European Directive 91/338.Informative note: 91/338/CEE: Council Directive of 19 June 1991 amending for the tenth time Directive 76/769/CEE TheApproximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the member states relating to restriction of the marketingand use of certains dangerous substances and preparations.SIST EN 13559:2004

EN 13559:2003 (E)64.4 ColourFor coextruded impact modified PMMA / ABS sheets the top layer shall be transparent or coloured. In the case ofcoloured top layer, the colourant shall be incorporated during the manufacture of the sheet and the colour shall bethroughout the thickness of the material. Colour standards shall be agreed between sheet manufacturer andfabricator.4.5 Thermal stabilityWhen tested according to the method given in 5.2 the coextruded impact modified PMMA / ABS sheets shall showno evidence of blistering.4.6 Colour fastness4.6.1 Resistance to UV lightWhen tested in apparatus complying with the requirements of the xenon arc lamp method of ISO 4892 for 250 hthe colour change noted in the coextruded impact modified PMMA / ABS sheets shall be recorded in terms of thegrey scale for assessing colour change specified in ISO 105-A02. The fastness rating shall be not less than grade3.The xenon lamp shall only be used when its age is between the limits stated by the manufacturer of the lamp to bethe useful life of the lamp or, where the useful life is not stated, is between 10 h and 600 h.4.6.2 Resistance

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