1 page 1/5 and Verification Center Internrapport Article: requested by: Jan Jismyr Materia AB Tranås Sweden s are carried out according to standard: Discrepancies: Result and observations:, test severity level 1 This European standard specifies requirements for the safety, strength and durability of all types of nondomestic seating, including office visitor chairs, intended to be used by adults with a weight of not more than 110 kg. None The sample submitted for test fulfils the requirements in above mentioned standards. Measurement: Report: Detailed information about measurement uncertainty is provided on request by Kinnarps and Verification Center. This report relates to sample submitted for test and no other. The report may not be reproduced other than in full, except with the prior written approval of the issuing laboratory. Kinnarp 13 st of November 2017 Approved by Daniel Landberg Manager Kinnarps - & verification Center ed by Susanne Norling technician
2 page 2/5 Item description Date of - manufacture: arrival: test: Materials, construction Seat and backrest: Moulded plastic Armrest: - Under frame: Solid steel, plastic glides Dimensions (mm) Total width: 555 Sitting height: 750 Total depth: 460 Foot rest height 360 Total height: 980 Seat width: 420 Seat height: 770 Seat depth: 400 Weight (kg): 7,6kg Height of armrest: - conditions Laboratory atmosphere: Distance between armrests: (20 ± 5) C Within limits during test - description Annex B (informative) The table below shows the type of use that might be expected from furniture in relation to two test severities. severity L1 L2 Type of Use General use Extreme use Application Areas in which seating is usually intended for mixed use (short-time and for a period of several hours, light to heavy load). Example of end-use: All kind of applications in office buildings, showrooms, public halls, function rooms, cafés, restaurants, canteens, banks, bars. Areas in which seating is occasionally or repeatedly subject to extremely high loads due to their specific types of use or doe to improper use. Examples of end-use: Night -clubs, police stations, transport terminals, sport changing rooms, prisons, barracks (non-controlled areas). It should be noted that some end uses may be covered by more than one requirement depending on the severity of the expected use. This applies particularly to furniture in nursing homes and public areas in hospitals. These types of furniture are subject to test severity L1. But for seating fulfilling the requirements Seating which may be moved when occupied, the test Vertical upwards static load on arm rests in accordance with Table 1 ( 7) should be carried out with test severity L2.
3 page 3/5 and method /Fail or N/A SAFETY General Accessible parts in sitting position shall be rounded or chamfered and free from burrs End of hollow components closed or capped Movable and adjustable parts designed so injures and inadvertent operations shall be avoided Adjustable/connection parts no chance to come loose Lubricated parts not accessible Shear and squeeze points movable parts 4.2 Shear and squeeze points when setting up and folding Shear and squeeze points created by powered mechanism Shear and squeeze points during normal use Acceptable Not acceptable Not acceptable STABILITY Non swivelling chairs 4.3 Forward 27N Sideways without arm rests 95N Sideways with arm rests on seat on armrest 250 N 350 N Rearward, chair with backrest horizontal min. 80N 113N Forwards overturning for seating with footrest on the footrest 22 N
4 page 4/5 and method EN 1728:2012 Level 1 Level 2 /Fail or N/A STRENGTH AND DURABILITY Seat and back static load N (min. 410) N 700 N (min. 410) Seat front edge static load N 1 Vertical static load on back N 900 N 1800 N Foot rail / foot rest and leg rest static load Arm sideways static load between armrests N N Arm downwards static load 5c 750 N 900 N Vertical upwards static load on armrests Seat load 250 N or lift stack Seat load N Seat and back fatigue c 300 N c 300 N Seat front edge fatigue c 800 N c 800 N Arm fatigue c c Foot rest/foot rail fatigue c 1000 N c 1000 N Leg forward static load If the item tends to overturn, reduce the to a magnitude that just prevents overturning 500 N 620 N N Leg sideways static load If the item tends to overturn, reduce the to a magnitude that just prevents overturning 760 N N Seat impact test 240 mm 300 mm
5 page 5/5 and method EN 1728:2012 Level 1 Level 2 /Fail or N/A Back impact test (test for heavy chair) Arm impact test Drop test (multiple seating) Auxiliary writing surface Static load test Height of fall Height of fall 2x5 c 210mm/38 o 330 mm/48 o 210mm/38 o 330 mm/48 o Not applicable 450mm 300 N 300 N Auxiliary writing surface fatigue c 150 N c 150 N Additional test for specific applications Annex A.1 (informative) Drop test for stacking seating 150 mm 200 mm Backward fall test ( test for light chair) Drop test from the height of a table10 times (5 times on one front leg and 5 times on one rear leg) Times mm 600 mm 7. Information for use Information for use shall be available in the language of the country in which it will be delivered to the end user. It shall contain at least the following details: a) Information regarding the intended use (see Annex B); b) If the chair is fitted with adjusting mechanisms: instruction for operating the adjusting mechanism; c) Assembly instructions, where applicable; d) Instruction for the care and maintenance of the chair; e) If the seating is fitted with castors: information on the choice of castors in relation to the floor surface. End of report