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laminate floor coverings — Classification

ISO 10874:2009 establishes a classification system for resilient, textile, and laminate floor coverings. The classification is based on practical requirements for areas of use and intensity of use and is linked to the requirements specified in the relevant International Standard for each type of floor covering.

ISO 10874:2009 is also intended to provide guidance for manufacturers, specifiers, and consumers, to enable them to choose the appropriate class of floor for any given area of ​​use covering or specific room.

This Standard describes the various levels of use area, the relevant icons, and typical applications. These typical applications may vary from country to country as room usage varies and some applications may require a higher rated product.

ClassLevel of useDescriptionArea of use
Domestic
Areas considered for residential use
21
22
23
Moderate
General
Heavy
intermittent
medium use
intense use
Bedroom, dining room
living room, entrance hall Kitchen, living room, corridor, office, entrance hall
Commercial
Areas considered for pubic or commercial use
31
32
33
34
Moderate
General
Heavy
Very Heavy
intermittent
medium
intense traffic
intense use
Bedroom, hotel, conference room, office
classroom,office,hotel,doctor’s practice
corridor, department store, school, office,
airport, counter hall, store
Industrial
Areas considered for light industrial use
41
42
43
Moderate
General
Heavy
light vehicles
vehicular
other
electronic assembly, precision engineering
storage room, electronic assembly
storage room, production hall