In the field of mechanical tests for furniture, different standards require that accessible parts shall be smoothed down or rounded
in order to prevent harm hazards to the user.
"Accessible parts" are defined as all edges a person could come into contact with during use
The standards require that a check must be carried out before mechanical tests begin, but do not provide a method of verification, making the assessment particularly subjective.
After some studies performed internally on wood-based panels edged through industrial edging process, we got some results that can determine the hazard of an edge, applying an objective and repeatable criteria.
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