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DIN Standards Committee Timber and Furniture

About NHM

The DIN Standards Committee Timber and Furniture (NHM) is responsible for the standardization works in the areas of forestry, wood industry and furniture industry as well as related fields on a national, European and international level.

The scope of the committee includes the development of product, application, test and safety standards in the fields of round wood, sawn wood, wood-based panels, wood protection, wood adhesives, wooden floorings, laminate floorings, ladders and furniture for domestic, children, educational, non-domestic and office environments.

How is NHM organized?


DIN e. V.

Andrea Fluthwedel

Am DIN-Platz
Burggrafenstraße 6
10787 Berlin

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New projects
Document number Begin Title
ISO/AWI 16830 2022-06-09 Bamboo drinking straws More  Comment 
ISO/AWI TR 4083 2022-05-23 Wood and wood-based products - Overview related to the concepts of renewability, reusability, recoverability, recyclability, compostability, biodegradability and circularity - Terminology and existing methodology More  Comment 
DIN EN 15338 rev 2022-05-17 Möbelbeschläge - Festigkeit und Dauerhaltbarkeit von Auszügen und deren Komponenten More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN EN 12521 2022-08 Furniture - Safety, strength and durability - Requirements for domestic tables; German and English version prEN 12521:2022 More 
DIN EN 17869 2022-08 Hardware for furniture - Test methods for determination of strength and stiffness of cabinet connectors for carcases/furniture; German and English version prEN 17869:2022 More  Read draft and comment
DIN EN 17850 2022-07 Furniture - Star bases for seating - Requirements and test methods; German and English version prEN 17850:2022 More  Read draft and comment

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New publications
Document number Edition Procedure Title
DIN EN 14734 2022-08 Standard Durability of wood and wood-based products - Determination of treatability of timber species to be impregnated with wood preservatives - Laboratory method; German version EN 14734:2022 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN 68141 2022-08 Standard Wood adhesives - Determination of the open drying time and evaluation of wetting and brushability More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN 4573 Berichtigung 1 2022-08 Standard Seatings for persons with a higher user weight - Safety requirements and test methods; Corrigendum 1 More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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Documents withdrawn without replacement
Document number Deadline for comments Title
DIN 16555 2022-07-31 Office work place - Space for communication work places in office buildings - Requirements, testing More  Comment 

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