EU – Outdoor Table – Revised Standard
SAFEGUARDS | Hardgoods NO. 019/17
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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