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  • Abstract:
    This document gives guidance on the selection of wood of wood and wood-based products for use in situations where they can be subject to degradation by fungi or, wood destroying insects or marine borers. This guidance includes information on factors that can influence the service life of a wood or wood-based product when considering biological degradation. In many end uses, design, workmanship and maintenance will significantlyalso influence the service life of the wood or wood-based product. This document is a step toward the evaluation of the service life of a wood product.
  • Document number:
    DIN EN 460
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  • Title:
    Durability of wood and wood-based products - Guidance on performance; German version EN 460:2023
  • Replaces:
    DIN EN 460(1994-10); DIN EN 460(2022-01)
  • Author:
    Timber and Furniture Standards Committee
  • Search term:
    Animals; Applications; Beetles; Biodegradability; Biological hazards; Classes; Classification; Classification systems; Danger zones; Definitions; Durability; Fungus; Guide books; Hazard classes; Hazards; Materials testing; Minimum requirements; Natural; Operating conditions; Pest damage; Pests; Plants; Resistance; Seawater; Solid wood; Specification (approval); Termites; Testing; Type of timber; Usable life; Use; Use classes; Wood; Wood based products; Wood destroying; Wood products; Wood-boring organisms
  • Application areas:
    08.10 Baustoffe (Zement, Mauersteine u. Ä.)
  • Hazards:
    AB Terminologische Festlegungen in Normen mit Arbeitsschutzbezug; BA Biologische Gefährdungen im Allgemeinen
  • ICS:
    79.040 Wood, sawlogs and sawn timber
  • Price:
    106,90 EUR
  • Cross references:
    EN 1001-2 (2005-08)<G>; DIN 68800-1 (2019-06); BS 7543 (2015-04-30); BS 8210 (2020-10-26); EN 335 (2013-03); EN 350 (2016-08); EN 351-1 (2023-04); EN 927-5 (2023-06); EN 1990 (2023-03); EN 1995-1-1 (2004-11); EN 14734 (2022-06); EN 15026 (2007-04); CEN/TS 16818 (2018-08); FD P20-651 (2011-06-01); ISO 15686-1 (2011-05); ISO 15686-8 (2008-06); ISO 21887 (2007-11); BS 8417+A1 (2011-03-31); EN 599-1+A1 (2013-12); EN 14734 (2022-06)
  • Identical with:
    EN 460(2023-02)<IDT>
  • Legislation:
    EUV 305/2011 (2011-03-09)<M>; Bauproduktenverordnung
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