SAFEGUARDS | Hardgoods NO. 019/17

SafeGuardSTables, umbrellas and chairs on an outside patio

EN 581-3: 2017 for outdoor tables for camping, domestic and contract use has been published.

In January, EN 581-3:2017 was published, superseding EN 581-3:2007. The foremost modifications contained in the newly update version include:

  • EN 1730 references are updated to the new 2012 version.

  • EN-581-1 references are updated to soon to be release 2017 version.

  • Inclusion of a reformatted EN 1730 parameter table that allows for requirements of various table designs to be clearly identified.

  • Force requirements have been updated from 150N to 300N.

  • Harmonization of ancillary surface static load requirements to match requirements of the EN 15735 standard for non-domestic tables.

  • Requirement about Glass table tops shall fulfill the requirements in EN 12150-1:2015, Clause 8, fragmentation test, or the mode of breakage (β) according to EN 12600:2002 shall be Type B or Type C. and holes for parasol in glass table top shall be protected to prevent metal to glass contact.

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