Table testing from FIRA International

Table and Desk Testing Videos

See how our experts test tables and desks, including height adjustable desks, tables and glass table tops

Table and Desk Testing

An overview of the table and desk testing conducted by the experts at FIRA International

BS EN 12521:2015

Table Testing

BS EN 12521:2015 Furniture. Strength, durability and safety. Requirements for domestic tables

We have 50KG in the centre of the table top and apply 300 Newtons (type 2 tables) & 150 Newtons (Type 1 Tables) to the top of the table top using 100mm Diameter load pad. This is run for 10,000 cycles and takes 1 -2 days to complete.

BS EN 527-2:2016+A1:2019

Height Adjustable Desk Testing

BS EN 527-2:2016+A1:2019 Office furniture. Work tables. Safety, strength and durability requirements

This is a Durability of Surface Mechanism test and is run with 50KG weight on the table top and then runs up and down for 5,000 cycles.

BS EN 12150-1:2015+A1:2019

Glass Fragmentation

See how our experts conduct a glass fragmentation test under BS EN 12150-1:2015+A1:2019. Glass in building. Thermally toughened soda lime silicate safety glass. Definition and description