BS EN 12727:2016 - Furniture. Ranked seating. Requirements for safety, strength and durability

BS EN 12727:2016

Furniture. Ranked seating. Requirements for safety, strength and durability

Status : Current   Published : November 2016



This European Standard specifies requirements determining the safety, structural strength and durability of all types of seating that are permanently fastened to the floor and/or wall, whether in bench or individual seat form.

This standard does not apply to linked seating not fastened to the floor and/or walls and street furniture.

It does not include requirements for resistance to ageing, degradation, flammability, the effect of ambient temperature and the durability of upholstery materials.

The standard has two annexes:

  • Annex A (normative) Additional test methods;

  • Annex B (informative) Test severity in relation to application.

Standard NumberBS EN 12727:2016
TitleFurniture. Ranked seating. Requirements for safety, strength and durability
Publication Date30 November 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 1728:2012
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
ReplacesBS EN 12727:2000
International RelationshipsEN 12727:2016
Draft Superseded By14/30284847 DC
DescriptorsFurniture, Seating, Chairs, Assembly facilities, Sports facilities, Buildings open to the public, Stadia, Fatigue testing, Static loading, Mechanical testing, Durability, Endurance testing, Impact testing, Strength of materials, Performance
Title in FrenchAmeublement. Sièges en rangées. Exigences de sécurité, de résistance et de durabilité
Title in GermanMöbel. Festmontiertes Reihengestühl. Anforderungen an die Sicherheit, Festigkeit und Dauerhaltbarkeit
ISBN978 0 580 83317 5
File Size1.642 MB

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