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in: Technical news

19. 04. 2017

Ergonomics for the furniture design

CATAS and the English FIRA (Furniture Industry Research Association) Ergonomics Unit work jointly to the ergonomics evaluation and certification in the furniture industry.

in: Technical news

20. 02. 2017

Formaldehyde: a new law in the United States

From next December in the United States a new standard for formaldehyde emissions will become law.

in: Standard updating

04. 04. 2017

New standards just published

Find here the list of standards published in March 2017 by UNI.

in: Standard updating

23. 03. 2017

Published the new standard UNI 11675 Furniture – Design of furniture and its approach to comply with the needs of all the people. Requirements

Important news in the Italian standardization landscape: a new standard defining the requirements and recommendations for the design of accessible furniture.

in: Seminars

09. 01. 2017

CATAS Academy: an answer to the growing technical training demand in the wood and furniture industry.

Available on line the technical training programme that CATAS offers to companies and operators within the wood and furniture sector.

in: Technical news

23. 03. 2017

Guidance on biocides legislation – Efficacy: assessment and evaluation

Avialable the latest revision of the European guidance on the efficacy requirements of biocidal products.

in: Technical news

10. 11. 2016

What is the smell of new?

Air quality and indoor emossions: CATAS was present at the working table organized by ISPRA (Institute for Environmental Protection and Research) about the environmental sustainability.

in: Technical news

18. 10. 2016

Coatings, the technical standards in the wood and furniture sector.

Summary of the current standard situation on coating materials: the European and Italian landscape.

in: Standard updating

14. 11. 2016

ISO workshop on seating mechanical strength tests definition.

Grand Rapids, Michigan - November  2016. The standardization activities is going on in order to define at ISO level the tests to determine the mechanical strength of a chair.

in: Standard updating

09. 11. 2016

UNI EN 1177 Impact attenuating playground surfacing – Determination of critical fall height.

Both in laboratory and on site: CATAS carries out the critical fall height determination testing.