Sanitary appliances - Baths made from crosslinked cast acrylic sheet - Requirements and test methods

This European Standard specifies requirements for baths for domestic purposes made from crosslinked cast acrylic sheet conforming to EN 263 with the aim of ensuring that the product, when installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions, will provide satisfactory performance in use.
This European Standard is applicable to all sizes and shapes of baths.

Sanitärausstattungsgegenstände - Badewannen hergestellt aus vernetzten gegossenen Acrylplatten - Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren

Diese Europäische Norm legt Anforderungen an Badewannen für den Hausgebrauch, hergestellt aus vernetzten gegossenen Acrylplatten nach EN 263, fest, um sicherzustellen, dass das nach den Einbauanweisungen des Herstellers eingebaute Produkt eine zufrieden stellende Gebrauchstauglichkeit aufweist.
Diese Europäische Norm ist auf alle Größen und Formen von Badewannen anwendbar.

Appareils sanitaires - Baignoires en feuilles d'acrylique réticulées coulées - Exigences et méthodes d'essai

La présente Norme européenne spécifie les prescriptions relatives aux baignoires à usage domestique fabriquées à partir de feuilles d’acrylique réticulées coulées conformes à l’EN 263, afin de garantir que le produit installé conformément aux instructions du fabricant donne des performances satisfaisantes à l’usage.
La présente Norme est applicable à toutes les dimensions et formes de baignoires.

Sanitarna oprema - Kopalne kadi iz litih akrilnih plošč - Zahteve in preskusne metode

General Information

Status
Published
Publication Date
26-Nov-2008
Current Stage
6060 - National Implementation/Publication (Adopted Project)
Start Date
20-Nov-2008
Due Date
25-Jan-2009
Completion Date
27-Nov-2008

RELATIONS

Buy Standard

Standard
SIST EN 198:2009
English language
25 pages
sale 10% off
Preview
sale 10% off
Preview

e-Library read for
1 day

Standards Content (sample)

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.PHWRGHSanitärausstattungsgegenstände - Badewannen hergestellt aus vernetzten gegossenen Acrylplatten - Anforderungen und PrüfverfahrenAppareils sanitaires - Baignoires en feuilles d'acrylique réticulées coulées - Exigences et méthodes d'essaiSanitary appliances - Baths made from crosslinked cast acrylic sheet - Requirements and test methods91.140.70Sanitarne napraveSanitary installationsICS:Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z:EN 198:2008SIST EN 198:2009en,fr,de01-januar-2009SIST EN 198:2009SLOVENSKI

STANDARDSIST EN 198:19981DGRPHãþD
SIST EN 198:2009

EUROPEAN STANDARDNORME EUROPÉENNEEUROPÄISCHE NORMEN 198August 2008ICS 91.140.70Supersedes EN 198:1987

English VersionSanitary appliances - Baths made from crosslinked cast acrylicsheets - Requirements and test methodsAppareils sanitaires - Baignoires en feuilles d'acryliqueréticulées coulées - Exigences et méthodes d'essaiSanitärausstattungsgegenstände - Badewannen hergestelltaus vernetzten gegossenen Acrylplatten - Anforderungenund PrüfverfahrenThis European Standard was approved by CEN on 4 July 2008.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 CEN 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 CEN Management Centre has the same status as theofficial versions.CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland,France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal,Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDIZATIONCOMITÉ EUROPÉEN DE NORMALISATIONEUROPÄISCHES KOMITEE FÜR NORMUNGManagement Centre: rue de Stassart, 36

B-1050 Brussels© 2008 CENAll rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reservedworldwide for CEN national Members.Ref. No. EN 198:2008: ESIST EN 198:2009

EN 198:2008 (E) 2 Contents Page Foreword..............................................................................................................................................................4 1 Scope......................................................................................................................................................5 2 Normative references............................................................................................................................5 3 Terms and definitions...........................................................................................................................5 4 Requirements.........................................................................................................................................5 4.1 General....................................................................................................................................................5 4.2 Material...................................................................................................................................................5 4.3 Surface appearance...............................................................................................................................5 4.4 Waste outlet hole...................................................................................................................................5 4.5 Overflow hole.........................................................................................................................................6 4.6 Hole edges..............................................................................................................................................6 4.7 Bath-mounted tapware..........................................................................................................................6 4.8 Handgrips...............................................................................................................................................6 4.9 Dimensional deviations.........................................................................................................................6 4.10 Geometric deviations............................................................................................................................6 4.10.1 General....................................................................................................................................................6 4.10.2 Squaring.................................................................................................................................................6 4.10.3 Straightness of the rim sides...............................................................................................................6 4.10.4 Straightness of the bottom edge of the rim........................................................................................6 4.10.5 Flatness of the top surface of the rim..................................................................................................7 4.11 Bottom of the bath.................................................................................................................................7 4.12 Resistance to temperature changes....................................................................................................7 4.13 Resistance to impact.............................................................................................................................7 4.14 Permitted deflections............................................................................................................................7 4.15 Bath rims................................................................................................................................................8 5 Marking...................................................................................................................................................8 Annex A (normative)

Bath test methods...........................................................................................................9 A.1 Sequence of tests..................................................................................................................................9 A.2 Geometric deviations............................................................................................................................9 A.2.1 Test apparatus.......................................................................................................................................9 A.2.2 Squaring.................................................................................................................................................9 A.2.3 Straightness of the rim side...............................................................................................................10 A.2.4 Straightness of the bottom edge of the rim......................................................................................11 A.2.5 Flatness of the top surface of the rim................................................................................................12 A.3 Resistance to temperature change....................................................................................................13 A.3.1 Test apparatus.....................................................................................................................................13 A.3.2 Procedure.............................................................................................................................................13 A.4 Resistance to impact...........................................................................................................................14 A.4.1 Test apparatus.....................................................................................................................................14 A.4.2 Procedure.............................................................................................................................................14 A.5 Determination of rigidity.....................................................................................................................15 A.5.1 General..................................................................................................................................................15 A.5.2 Test apparatus.....................................................................................................................................15 A.5.3 Installation methods............................................................................................................................17 A.5.4 Preloading............................................................................................................................................18 A.5.5 Deflection test 1 – Deflection of the rim and the bottom due to a load on the bottom................18 A.5.6 Deflection test 2 – Deflection of the bottom and rim due to a load on the bottom.......................20 A.5.7 Deflection test 3 – Deflection of the rim due to a load on the long side of the rim......................21 A.5.8 Deflection test 4 – Deflection of the rim due to a load on the end of the bath..............................22 SIST EN 198:2009

EN 198:2008 (E) 3 A.6 Handgrip tests.....................................................................................................................................23 A.6.1 General.................................................................................................................................................23 A.6.2 Test apparatus.....................................................................................................................................23 A.6.3 Procedure.............................................................................................................................................23 Annex B (informative)

Identification of technical change from EN 198:1987...........................................24 B.1 General.................................................................................................................................................24 B.2 Clauses that were in EN 198:1987 but are not in the revised EN 198............................................24 B.2.1 Clause 2, General, EN 198:1987.........................................................................................................24 B.2.2 Clause 3, Permitted deviations, EN 198:1987...................................................................................24 B.3 List of Clauses with significant technical change from EN 198:1987............................................24 B.3.1 General comment................................................................................................................................24 B.3.2 Scope....................................................................................................................................................24 B.3.3 Clause 2, Normative references.........................................................................................................24 B.3.4 Clause 3, Terms and definitions........................................................................................................24 B.3.5 Clause 4, Requirements......................................................................................................................24 B.3.6 Annex A................................................................................................................................................25

SIST EN 198:2009

EN 198:2008 (E) 4 Foreword This document (EN 198:2008) 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 or by endorsement, at the latest by February 2009, and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at the latest by February 2009. 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 198:1987. Annex B provides details of significant technical changes between this European Standard and the previous edition. This revised version includes a limitation of the scope to baths made from crosslinked cast acrylic sheet conforming to the requirements of EN 263, Sanitary appliances - Crosslinked cast acrylic sheets for baths and shower trays for domestic purposes Attention is drawn to EN 14516, Baths for domestic purposes, which has been prepared under the Mandate M/110 "Sanitary Appliances" which was given to CEN by the European Commission and the European Free Trade Association and supports the Essential Requirements to allow CE marking under the Construction Products Directive (89/106/EEC). 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, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. SIST EN 198:2009

EN 198:2008 (E) 5 1 Scope This European Standard specifies requirements for baths for domestic purposes made from crosslinked cast acrylic sheet conforming to EN 263 with the aim of ensuring that the product, when installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions, will provide satisfactory performance in use. This European Standard is applicable to all sizes and shapes of baths. 2 Normative references The following referenced documents are indispensable for the application of this document. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies. EN 232, Baths – Connecting dimensions EN 263, Sanitary appliances – Crosslinked cast acrylic sheets for baths and shower trays for domestic purposes 3 Terms and definitions For the purposes of this document the following terms and definitions apply. 3.1 domestic purposes use in homes, hotels, accommodation for students, hospitals and similar buildings, except when special medical provisions are required 4 Requirements 4.1 General The manufacturer shall provide instructions for installation and care with each bath. The bath shall be free from sharp edges that would be exposed after the installation of the bath in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. 4.2 Material The bath shall be manufactured from crosslinked cast acrylic material in accordance with EN 263. 4.3 Surface appearance When the bath is visually inspected under strong and oblique illumination there shall be no evidence of cracks, chips, or other surface defects, such as unexpected changes in colours, etc., which will impair the appearance or performance of the bath. 4.4

Waste outlet hole The bath shall have at least one outlet hole. The dimensions of the waste outlet hole and the clearance around the waste outlet hole shall either be in accordance with the requirements of EN 232 or the manufacturer shall supply or recommend a suitable waste outlet fitting. SIST EN 198:2009

EN 198:2008 (E) 6 4.5 Overflow hole When the bath is provided with an overflow hole the dimensions of the overflow hole and the clearance around the overflow hole shall either be in accordance with the requirements of EN 232 or the manufacturer shall supply or recommend a suitable overflow fitting. 4.6 Hole edges The edges of any holes in the bath shall not show evidence of chips, cracks, or any other defects that may impair the appearance or performance of the bath. 4.7 Bath-mounted tapware When the bath is intended to accommodate bath-mounted tapware the space and area provided shall either comply with the requirements of EN 232 or the manufacturer shall supply or recommend suitable tapware. 4.8 Handgrips When a handgrip(s) is fitted it shall be tested in accordance with Annex A and the bath and the handgrip shall be free from any permanent deformation or other defects that will impair the functioning and/or the appearance of the bath. If not pre-fitted by the manufacturer, the manufacturer's instructions shall indicate how and where the handgrips are fitted. 4.9 Dimensional deviations The dimensions of baths shall not deviate from the size quoted by the manufacturer by more than ± 5 mm. If the manufacturer states two sizes (e.g. both a work size and a nominal size), the manufacturer shall state to which size the permitted deviations apply. For round baths, length and width correspond to the diameter. 4.10

Geometric deviations 4.10.1 General The straight sides or edges of the bath that might abut independent surroundings or supporting structures shall comply with the requirements of 4.10.2 to 4.10.4 and all baths shall comply with 4.10.5. These requirements are not applicable to sides or edges that are purposely designed as curves or slopes. 4.10.2 Squaring When tested in accordance with A.2.2, the deviation from square, ûq, shall be less than or equal to 5 mm. 4.10.3 Straightness of the rim sides When tested in accordance with A.2.3, the deviation from straightness of the rim sides, ûs, shall be less than or equal to 5 mm. 4.10.4 Straightness of the bottom edge of the rim When tested in accordance with A.2.4, the total deviation from straightness of the bottom edge of the rim, ûr, shall be less than or equal to 5 mm. SIST EN 198:2009

EN 198:2008 (E) 7 4.10.5

Flatness of the top surface of the rim When tested in accordance with A.2.5, the deviation from flatness of the top surface of the rim, c, shall be less than or equal to 5 mm. 4.11 Bottom of the bath When the bath is installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions and the waste outlet hole is open, all water shall empty from the bath unless prevented by surface tension. 4.12 Resistance to temperature changes When tested in accordance with A.3, baths shall show no evidence of distortion or other defects that impair the appearance or functioning of the bath and any deflection shall be less than or equal to 4 mm. 4.13 Resistance to impact When tested in accordance with A.4, the bottom and the rim of the bath shall show no evidence of distortion or other defects that impair the appearance or functioning of the bath. 4.14 Permitted deflections When tested in accordance with A.5, the deflections shall be less than or equal to the values given in Table 1. Table 1 - Permitted deflections Maximum deflectionsa under load and permitted residual deflections for installation methodsb (mm)

Test method a) b) c) d) e) A.5.5 ≤ 1 on the four free rims ≤ 2 on the bottom ≤ 1 on the three free rims ≤ 0,5 on the fixed rim ≤ 2 on the bottom ≤ 1 on the two free rims ≤ 0,5 on the two fixed rims ≤ 2 on the bottom ≤ 1 on the free rim ≤ 0,5 on the three fixed rims ≤ 2 on the bottom ≤ 0,5 on all rims ≤ 2 on the bottom A.5.6 ≤ 2 on the four free rims ≤ 3 on the bottom ≤ 2 on the three free rims ≤ 0,5 on the fixed rim ≤ 3 on the bottom ≤ 2 on the two free rims ≤ 0,5 on the two fixed rims ≤ 3 on the bottom ≤ 2 on the free rim ≤ 0,5 on the three fixed rims ≤ 3 on the bottom ≤ 0,5 on all rims ≤ 3 on the bottom A.5.7 ≤ 4 on the rim ≤ 0,3 residual ≤ 4 on the rim ≤ 0,3 residual ≤ 4 on the rim ≤ 0,3 residual ≤ 4 on the rim ≤ 0,3 residual Not applicab

...

Questions, Comments and Discussion

Ask us and Technical Secretary will try to provide an answer. You can facilitate discussion about the standard in here.