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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?


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Andrea Fluthwedel

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13627 Berlin

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New projects
Document number Begin Title
DIN EN 275 rev 2020-12-02 Wood preservatives - Determination of the protective effectiveness against marine borers More  Comment 
ISO/AWI 24335 2020-11-19 Laminate floor coverings - Determination of impact resistance More  Comment 
DIN EN 1335-1/A1 2020-11-11 Büromöbel - Büro-Arbeitsstuhl - Teil 1: Maße - Bestimmung der Maße More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN EN 12369-3 2021-01 Wood-based panels - Characteristic values for structural design - Part 3: Solid-wood panels; German and English version prEN 12369-3:2021 More 
DIN EN 1001 2021-01 Durability of wood and wood based products - Terminology; German and English version prEN 1001:2020 More 
DIN EN 12037 2021-01 Wood preservatives - Field test method for determining the relative protective effectiveness of a wood preservative exposed out of ground contact - Horizontal lap-joint method; German and English version prEN 12037:2020 More  Read draft and comment

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New publications
Document number Edition Procedure Title
DIN 4074-2 2021-01 Standard Strength grading of wood - Part 2: Structural round timber (Coniferous species) More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN 68800-4 2020-12 Standard Wood preservation - Part 4: Curative treatment of wood destroying fungi and insects and refurbishment More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN 4575 2020-11 Standard Graphite test for furniture surfaces More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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