BS EN 653:2011 - Resilient floor coverings. Expanded (cushioned) polyvinyl chloride floor coverings. Specification

BS EN 653:2011

Resilient floor coverings. Expanded (cushioned) polyvinyl chloride floor coverings. Specification

Status : Current   Published : May 2011



This European Standard specifies the characteristics of floor coverings based on expanded (cushioned) polyvinyl chloride and modifications thereof, supplied in either tile or roll form. To encourage the consumer to make an informed choice, the European Standard includes a classification system (see EN 685) based on intensity of use, which shows where these floor coverings should give satisfactory service. It also specifies requirements for marking.

Standard NumberBS EN 653:2011
TitleResilient floor coverings. Expanded (cushioned) polyvinyl chloride floor coverings. Specification
Publication Date31 May 2011
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 424, EN 425, EN 426, EN 427, EN 428, EN 429, EN 430, EN 431, EN 433, EN 434, EN 436, EN 660-2, EN 684, EN 685, EN ISO 105-B02, ISO 105-B02:1994, ISO 105-B02:1994/AMD 1:1998
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 423, EN 432, EN 661, EN 664, EN 665, EN 666, EN 718, EN 1081, EN 1815
ReplacesBS EN 653:1997
International RelationshipsEN 653:2011
Draft Superseded By10/30229043 DC
DescriptorsFloor coverings, Sheet flooring, Flooring tiles, Tiles, Rolls, Polyvinyl chloride, Plastics, Flexible materials, Foams, Performance, Classification systems, Grades (quality), Wear, Dimensional tolerances, Thickness, Density, Weight tolerances, Dimensional changes, Thermal properties of materials, Indentations, Adhesion, Strength of materials, Seams, Colour fastness, Marking, Graphic symbols
Title in FrenchRevêtements de sol résilients. Revêtements de sol à base de polychlorure de vinyle expansé. Spécifications
Title in GermanElastische Bodenbeläge. Geschäumte Polyvinylchlorid-Bodenbeläge. Spezifikation
ISBN978 0 580 71808 3
File Size589.6 KB

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