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  • Abstract:
    This European Standard specifies test methods and requirements for the strength and durability of all types of extension elements and their components for all fields of application, except table extensions. The tests consist of the application of loads, forces and velocities simulating normal functional use, as well as misuse, that might reasonably be expected to occur. With the exception of the corrosion test in 6.4, the tests are designed to evaluate properties without regard to materials, design/construction or manufacturing processes. The strength and durability tests only relate to the extension elements and the parts used for the attachment, e. g. screws. The strength and durability tests are carried out in a test frame with specified properties. The test results can only be used as a guide to the performance of a piece of furniture. The test results are only valid for the extension element tested. These results may be used to represent the performance of production models provided that the tested model is representative of the production model. Ageing and influences of heat and humidity are not included.
  • Document number:
    EN 15338+A1
  • Issuing date:
    2010-02-01
  • Document type:
    Norm
  • Title:
    Hardware for furniture - Strength and durability of extension elements and their components
  • Replaces:
    EN 15338(2007-02); EN 15338/FprA1(2009-09)
  • Author:
    CEN/TC 207 Furniture
  • Search term:
    Breaking strength; Capacitive loads; Clamping plates; Continuity tests; Definitions; Drawer slides; Drawers; Durability; Erecting (construction operation); Evaluations; Fitness for purpose; Furniture; Furniture accessories; Guide mechanisms; Hardware; Office furniture; Product information; Proof loading; Properties; Solid timbers; Specification (approval); Strength of materials; Testing; Testing conditions; Wear; Wood; Wood technology
  • Application areas:
    01.05 Arbeitsmöbel
  • Hazards:
    AB Terminologische Festlegungen in Normen mit Arbeitsschutzbezug; AC Mess- und Prüfverfahren für die Ermittlung von Belastungen und Gefährdungen; KE Belastungen durch Funktionsstörungen an Arbeitsmitteln (Ausfall, Bruch, fehlerhafte Montage, Softwarefehler, Störung der Energieversorgung)
  • ICS:
    97.140 Furniture
  • Price:
    63,20 EUR
  • Cross references:
    EN 323 (1993-02)<G>; EN 320 (2011-04)<G>; EN ISO 6270-2 (2018-01)<G>
  • Identical with:
    DIN EN 15338(2010-06)<IDT>; DS/EN 15338+A1(2010-04-23)<IDT>; NF D69-302(2010-04-01)<IDT>; SN EN 15338+A1(2010-06)<IDT>; OENORM EN 15338(2010-06-01)<IDT>; PN-EN 15338+A1(2010-06-09)<IDT>; SS-EN 15338+A1(2010-03-01)<IDT>; UNE-EN 15338+A1(2010-05-12)<IDT>; TS EN 15338+A1(2010-04-29)<IDT>
  • Update flag:
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