EN 438-7:2005

High-pressure decorative laminates (HPL) - Sheets based on thermosetting resins (Usually called Laminates) - Part 7: Compact laminate and HPL composite panels for internal and external wall and ceiling finishes

Publication date:   Dec 29, 2005

General information

60.60 Standard published   Jan 26, 2005

CEN

CEN/TC 249 Plastics

European Norm

83.140.20   Laminated sheets

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Scope

This document specifies the health, safety and energy saving requirements for:
· Compact laminate panels/sidings for interior wall and ceiling finishes (including suspended ceilings);
· HPL composite panels/sidings for interior wall and ceiling finishes (including suspended ceilings);
· Compact laminate panels/sidings for exterior wall and ceiling finishes (including suspended ceilings);
· HPL composite panels/sidings for exterior wall and ceiling finishes (including suspended ceilings).
It also specifies methods for the evaluation of conformity of the product to the requirements, and includes requirements for marking. It covers only the HPL panels for non-structural applications, and does not cover fixing systems.
The products are intended for use as wall and ceiling finishes for internal and external applications according to the manufacturer's specifications.
The scope of this document does not cover:
a) overlaid or veneered wood-based panels where the overlay/veneer is not HPL;
b) HPL-surfaced wood-based panels intended for use as structural components. These products are covered by EN 13986 (wood-based panels for use in construction).
This document covers only characteristics related to health, safety and energy-saving. All other characteristics are covered in separate European Standards for HPL products (see aAnnex B).

b) HPL-surfaced wood-based panels intended for use as structural components. These products are covered by EN 13986 (wood-based panels for use in construction).
This European Standard covers only characteristics related to health, safety and energy-saving. All other characteristics are covered in separate European Standards for HPL products (see annex B).

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

89/106/EEC

Construction products

Harmonized/Supporting
305/2011

Regulation (eu) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 march 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing council directive 89/106/eec

Harmonized/Supporting

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Replaces
EN 438-1:1991

Replaces
EN 438-2:1991

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EN 438-7:2005
60.60 Standard published
Jan 26, 2005