Australasian Furnishing Research & Development Institute Ltd

Site

Furntech – AFRDI Laboratory

Accreditation No.

3082

Site No.

3075

Date of Accreditation

11 Feb 1991

Address

School Road (University Campus)
Newnham, TAS 7248
Australia

furntech.org.au

Contact

Mr I Burton P: +61 (03) 63266155

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Evaluation of fire risk (excluding electrical products) and fire mitigation performance Mattresses, divans and bed bases; Upholstered furniture Ignitability Not applicable

AS/NZS 3744.1, AS/NZS 3744.2, AS/NZS 4088.1,

BS 7177 (BS EN 597 and BS 6807), 

BS EN 1021-1; 2 BS EN 1021-2; 

BS 5852 Sources 0 to 5 inclusive

Evaluation of furniture Beds, bunk beds and elevated beds; Mattresses, divans and bed bases Dimensions; Durability; Functional characteristics; Safety; Stability; Strength Not applicable

BS EN 1725, BS EN 1957, 

AS/NZS 4220, Consumer Protection Notice No. 1 of 2003, 

AFRDI Standard 143

Cabinets and dressers; Office storage furniture, filing cabinets and pedestals Stability Not applicable

AS/NZS 4935

Chairs, stools and settees - Fixed and adjustable height Dimensions; Durability; Functional characteristics; Safety; Stability; Strength Not applicable

AS 4688.1, 

AS/NZS 4688.2, .3, .4, 

BS EN 1728,

EN 1022
ISO 7173,
ISO 7174-1;
For compliance with BS EN 16139
Dimensions; Durability; Fatigue; Functional characteristics; Stability; Strength Not applicable

AFRDI 109,

ANSI/BIFMA X5.1, ANSI/BIFMA X5.11; 

AS 5079.3,

AS/NZS 4438, AS/NZS 4688.1, .2, .3, .4, 

BS EN 1335-1, BS EN 1335-2, BS EN 1335-3, BS 5459-2,

ISO 21015,

Mattresses, divans and bed bases Dimensions; Durability; Functional characteristics Not applicable

BS EN 1957

Office storage furniture, filing cabinets and pedestals Durability; Safety; Stability; Strength Not applicable

AFRDI 144, ANSI/BIFMA X5.3, ANSI/BIFMA X5.4, ANSI/BIFMA X5.9, 

AS 5079.1, AS 5079.2, 

AS/NZS 4790, AS/NZS 4829, 

BS 4875-7, BS 4875-8 (1998), 

ISO 7170, ISO 7171, 

Dimensions; Durability; Functional characteristics; Safety; Stability; Strength Not applicable

ANSI SOHO S6.5

Office work stations, tables and desks Dimensions; Durability; Safety; Stability; Strength Not applicable

ANSI/BIFMA X5.5,

ANSI/BIFMA X5.6 (excluding panel flammability tests),

AS/NZS 4442,

BS EN 527-1, BS EN 527-2, BS EN 527-3,



 

Outdoor furniture Durability; Safety; Stability; Strength Not applicable

BS EN 581-1, BS EN 581-2, BS EN 581-3

Plastic monobloc chairs Durability; Functional characteristics; Safety; Stability; Strength Not applicable

AS/NZS 3813

School and educational furniture Dimensions; Durability; Safety; Stability; Strength Not applicable

AS/NZS 4610.1, 

AS/NZS 4610.2, 

AS/NZS 4610.3, 

EN 12727

Tables; Upholstered furniture Durability; Safety; Stability; Strength Not applicable

BS EN 1730,

BS EN 12521,

AS/NZS 4387 sections 1-16,

BS 4875-7, BS 4875-8 (1998),

TablesNULL Durability; Safety; Stability; Strength Not applicable

BS EN 15372

Evaluation of products for infants and children Cots Dimensions; Durability; Stability overload; Strength Not applicable

AS/NZS 2172, AS/NZS 2195, AS/NZS 8811.1 Method 1, 

ASTM F1169, 

Consumer Protection Notice No. 4 of 2008, Consumer Protection Notice No. 6 of 2005, 

Highchairs Durability; Stability overload; Strength Not applicable

AS 4684, BS EN 14988

Material performance evaluation of elastomers, plastics and composite products Foam materials Density Not applicable

AS 2281 (1993), AS 2282.3 (1999), AS 2282.4 (1999),

Dimensions Not applicable

AS 2281 (1993), AS 2282.2 (1999),

Sample preparation and conditioning Not applicable

AS 2282.1 (1999)

Compression Not applicable

AS 2281 (1993), AS 2282.9 (1999), AS 2282.12 (1999),

Tear resistance Not applicable

AS 2281 (1993), AS 2282.7 (1999)

Resilience Not applicable

AS 2281 (1993), AS 2282.11 (1999),

Force deflection Not applicable

AS 2281 (1993), AS 2282.8 (1999),

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