BS EN 1729-1:2015 - Furniture. Chairs and tables for educational institutions. Functional dimensions

BS EN 1729-1:2015

Furniture. Chairs and tables for educational institutions. Functional dimensions

Status : Current   Published : December 2015



This European Standard specifies functional dimensions and markings for all chairs, stools and tables, for educational institutions, including fixed and adjustable chairs and tables.

It applies to both un-upholstered and upholstered chairs and stools as well as to both non-swivel and swivel chairs. It applies to furniture for use with laptop computers or portable devices.

It does not apply to ranked seating or special purpose workstations.

It does not apply to furniture used by teaching personnel.

Annex A (normative) includes single-sloped chairs and associated tables.

Annex B (normative) includes double-sloped high chairs and associated tables.

Annex C (normative) includes standing-height tables.

Annex D (normative) includes tall chairs and associated tables.

Annex E (normative) includes stools and associated worksurfaces.

Annex F (normative) includes measurement methods.

Annex G (informative) includes guidance on size marks for adjustable chairs and tables.

Annex H (informative) includes guidance on calculating heights of double-sloped chairs and associated tables.

Annex I (informative) includes a rationale for functional dimensions.

Standard NumberBS EN 1729-1:2015
TitleFurniture. Chairs and tables for educational institutions. Functional dimensions
Publication Date31 December 2015
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 1729-2
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
ReplacesBS EN 1729-1:2006
International RelationshipsEN 1729-1:2015
Amended ByCorrigendum, October 2016.
Draft Superseded By12/30263208 DC
DescriptorsSchool furniture, Furniture, Chairs, Seating, Tables, Schools, Educational equipment, Dimensions, Ergonomics, Anthropometric characteristics, Marking, Size coding, Colour codes
Title in FrenchAmeublement. Sièges et tables pour établissements d'enseignement. Dimensions fonctionnelles
Title in GermanMöbel. Stühle und Tische für Bildungseinrichtungen. Funktionsmaße
ISBN978 0 580 95124 4
File Size3.629 MB

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