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Seating testing

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What you need to know

Seating tests are concerned with the safety, stability and durability of products, minimising risk to the end-user and ensuring products are fit for purpose.

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Test requirements vary dependent on the type and intended end use of the product. Flammability is also a legal requirement for all upholstered domestic furniture.

We’re UKAS accredited to test domestic and commercial seating (including ANSI / BIFMA testing for products designed for the US market):

  • Sofas
  • Dining chairs
  • Recliners
  • Children’s seating
  • Benches
  • Office chairs
  • Outdoor seating / camping chairs
  • Stadium and theatre chairs

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