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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.
Christiane Loser

Am DIN-Platz
Burggrafenstraße 6
10787 Berlin

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New projects
Document number Begin Title
DIN EN 1729-2/A1 2024-02-23 Furniture - Chairs and tables for educational institutions - Part 2: Safety requirements and test methods More  Comment 
DIN 7965 2024-02-01 Screwed Inserts (Screw Plugs) More  Comment 
ISO/AWI TR 25080 2024-01-18 Wood and wood-based products - Background and examples of calculating contributions to carbon stored in wood-based products (HWP) More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN 4567-1/A1 2024-04 Ladders for special professional use - Part 1: Ladders for fruit-trees made of wood or aluminium; Amendment A1 More 
DIN EN 18070 2024-04 Performance of wood adhesives at high temperatures and fire - Test methods, evaluation and classification; German and English version prEN 18070:2024 More 
DIN 68200 2024-03 Furniture - Beds and mattresses - Test methods for the determination of functional mechanical characteristics of zone mattresses and zoned lying systems More  Read draft and comment

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New publications
Document number Edition Procedure Title
DIN EN 16121 2024-04 Standard Non-domestic storage furniture - Requirements for safety, strength, durability and stability; German version EN 16121:2023 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN 68874 2024-04 Standard Shelves and shelf supports in cabinet furniture - Requirements and testing when mounted in the cabinet More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN EN 20-2 2024-04 Standard Wood preservatives - Determination of the protective effectiveness against Lyctus brunneus (Stephens) - Part 2: Application by impregnation (Laboratory method); German version EN 20-2:2023 More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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