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Adhesives for Furniture
A look as the types of adhesives used in the furniture industry and their uses
Childcare product classification
Identifying the difference between a toy and an item of furniture correctly, as the standards and test methods applicable to these two categories of product are substantially different.
Improved Performance for Businesses Implementing ISO 14001:2015
This article is a simple, beginners guide to performance measurement.
Leather types, characteristics and maintenance
Leather types and characteristics, the benefits of testing and care and maintenance of leather upholstery
Moisture Content of Timber - Production & Storage
This article give guidance in this respect for wood based materials intended for use within UK interior environments.
Performance of furniture finishes and surfaces
Standards for testing furniture finishes and their performance requirements
Reduce upholstery fabric complaints through testing
Measuring fabric properties and characteristics
Specifying leather for furniture
Identifying which standards and properties are relevant to leather performance
Standards applicable to the sale of childcare (furniture) products in the UK
A summary of some of the products and standards relating to the manufacture, specification and sale of furniture and related products designed or intended for use by children in the UK.
What is cable management?
Cable management standards
UV Pine lacquer free colouration
Adding colour to pine the natural way
Water damage to kitchen worktops
Why worktops need to be fitted correctly
What do I need to know to sell highchairs in the UK?
Summary of highchair testing and specification requirements taking account of the current standards and possible introduction of a European standard.