EN 13446:2002

Wood-based panels - Determination of withdrawal capacity of fasteners

Publication date:   Jan 30, 2004

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   May 23, 2018


CEN/TC 112 Wood-based panels

European Norm

21.060.01   Fasteners in general | 79.060.01   Wood-based panels in general



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This European Standard specifies a test method for determining the withdrawal capacity of nails, screws and staples inserted into wood-based panels.
This test method can be used for any combination of fastener type and wood-based panel product.
NOTE This method differs from EN 320 which characterises fibreboards in terms of their resistance to the withdrawal load of only a single type of screw.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Construction products


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

Life cycle


EN 13446:2002
90.93 Standard confirmed
May 23, 2018