BS EN 1303:2015 - Building hardware. Cylinders for locks. Requirements and test methods

BS EN 1303:2015

Building hardware. Cylinders for locks. Requirements and test methods

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : June 2015



This European Standard applies to cylinders and their keys for such locks as are normally used in buildings and are designed to be used with cylinders, where the locks have an operational torque of maximum 1,2 Nm.

This European Standard specifies performance and other requirements for the strength, security, durability, performance and corrosion resistance of cylinders and their original keys. It establishes one category of use, three grades of durability, three grades for fire and four grades corrosion resistance all based on performance tests as well as six grades of key related security based on design requirements and five grades on performance tests that simulate attack.

This European Standard includes tests of satisfactory operation at a range of temperatures. It specifies test methods to be used on cylinders and their protective measures linked with these cylinders and recommended by the manufacturer.

Corrosion resistance is specified by reference to the requirements of EN 1670 on corrosion resistance of building hardware.

The suitability of cylinders for use on fire or smoke-door assemblies is determined by fire performance tests conducted in addition to the performance testing required by this standard. Since suitability for use on fire doors is not essential in every situation the manufacturer has the option to state if the cylinder conforms to these additional requirements or not. If so claimed, cylinders will comply with the requirements in Annex A.

On occasions there may be a need for additional functions within the design of the cylinder. Purchasers should satisfy themselves that the products are suitable for their intended use.

Standard NumberBS EN 1303:2015
TitleBuilding hardware. Cylinders for locks. Requirements and test methods
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date30 June 2015
Confirm Date07 December 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 1670, EN ISO 10666, EN 636, ISO 15480, ISO 10899, EN ISO 15481, EN 1634-3, ISO 15483, EN ISO 15480, EN ISO 15482, ISO 10666, EN 1634-2, EN ISO 15483, ISO 15481, ISO 15482, EN 1634-1, EN 1906:2012
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO/IEC 17025, EN ISO/IEC 17025
ReplacesBS EN 1303:2005
International RelationshipsEN 1303:2015
Draft Superseded By13/30264195 DC
DescriptorsStrength of materials, Classification systems, Fire resistance, Performance, Corrosion tests, Locks, Environment (working), Acceptance (approval), Approval testing, Grades (quality), Marking, Torque, Thermal testing, Lock cylinders, Mechanical testing, Endurance testing, Keys, Crime prevention devices, Performance testing, Life (durability), Heating tests, Corrosion resistance, Ironmongery (buildings)
Title in FrenchQuincaillerie pour le bâtiment. Cylindres de serrures. Exigences et méthodes d'essai
Title in GermanSchlösser und Baubeschläge. Schließzylinder für Schlösser. Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren
ISBN978 0 580 79117 8
File Size1.602 MB

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