BS 5577:1984 - Specification for table cutlery

BS 5577:1984

Specification for table cutlery

Status : Revised, Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : February 1984 Replaced By : BS 5577:1999, BS EN ISO 8442-2:1998


Materials, construction, and performance of stainless steel and silver plated setting and serving cutlery. Marking system for designating thickness of silver. Appendices on test methods and guidance to users and purchasers on selection and care.

Standard NumberBS 5577:1984
TitleSpecification for table cutlery
StatusRevised, Superseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date29 February 1984
Confirm Date15 November 1989
Withdrawn Date15 December 1999
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByBS 5577:1999, BS EN ISO 8442-2:1998
Amended ByAMD 5442
AMD 4803
Draft Superseded By82/36115 DC86/36695 DC
DescriptorsCutlery, Catering equipment, Stainless steels, Copper alloys, Chemical composition, Nickel-containing alloys, Silver-containing alloys, Silver, Metal coatings, Thickness, Sharp, Edge, Corrosion tests, Strength of materials, Handles, Joints, Plastics, Wood, Ceramics, Water, Heating tests, Environmental testing, Washing tests, Splitting tests, Deformation, Colour-fastness tests, Marking, Thickness measurement, Immersion tests (corrosion), Mechanical testing, Adhesion tests, Test equipment, Selection, Metal plating, Defects, Pull-out tests, Area measurement, Seawater, Dishwashing machines, Durability, Cleaning
Title in FrenchCoutellerie de table - spécifications
Title in GermanBestecke
ISBN0 580 13691 4
File Size485.9 KB
NotesWithdrawn in February 1998 but reinstated as a current standard in October 1998.

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