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Commercial Furniture | Fixed Height Chairs & Seating

These standards cover strength, durability, stability, flammability and safety.

The suppliers of the chairs have formally agreed to maintain quality and to submit their products to regular auditing.

 

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AS/NZS 4688 (levels 4, 5 and 6)

Most certified fixed height chairs in Australia and NZ are tested to the requirements of AS/NZS 4688:2000 Furniture - Fixed height chairs. This standard states that it is not for more than occasional use by people over 100 kg.

An AFRDI Level 6 certified fixed height chair will meet most commercial needs. Level 6 chairs are described as suitable for "extremely heavy conditions" in the standard.

AFRDI Level 5 certified fixed height chairs are described as suitable for heavy duty office, hospitality, industrial and similar applications.

AFRDI Level 4 certified fixed height chairs are described as suitable for heavy domestic use, general office, contract hospitality and executive use.

AFRDI 151 – Rated Load

This standard is designed to cater for chairs intended to be used by people heavier than 100 kg.

It is available in the following options:

Options Chairs for
135 Public space use for people up to and including 135 kg
160 Public space use for people up to and including 160 kg
185 Public space use for people up to and including 185 kg
300 Bariatric use for people up to and including 300 kg

Certification requirements at the bariatric level of the Rated Load standard (AFRDI 151) include limited dimensional/ergonomic criteria. All Rated Load options apply equal or greater loads than AFRDI level 6.

Publications

List of certified fixed height chairs & seating (AS/NZS 4688 and AFRDI 151 Rated Load chairs)

Information kit on fixed height chair testing to AFRDI 151 (Rated Load)

Information kit on fixed height chair testing

AFRDI 151 Guide for Specifiers and Product Designers

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