EU Revises Standard for Outdoor Tables
The updated EN 581-3:2017 includes references to the standard EN 1730:2012. Previously, EN 581-3 had included a set of test methods but the new version includes a more detailed table of parameters that are adapted to the EN 1730 standard. This allows greater clarity of the various options for table types, for example: tables without extensions, tables with extensions, tables longer than 1600mm, small tables, etc.
The new revised version of the standard also makes new demands for glass table tops. These include the requirements that:
• They fulfill the conditions of EN 12150-1:2015, Clause 8, fragmentation test
• They match either Type B or Type C, mode of breakage (β) according to EN 12600:2002
• Holes for parasols are protected to prevent metal to glass contact
In addition, the updated version of the standard makes a number of amendments, including:
• An increase in the force that products for contract use must withstand – from 150N to 300N
• A decrease in the forces used for the static load test to bring it into line with the requirements of the EN 15735 standard for non-domestic tables
Finally, EN 581-3:2017 also includes references to the soon to be published EN 581-1:2017 standard.
Stakeholders working in the European outdoor furniture market should now check their compliance with the new standards.
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