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Ensure the durability, quality and safety of product coatings and finishes with furniture finish testing from SGS.

The coating of your furniture products is subject to a range of aesthetic, performance and quality requirements. Our furniture finish testing services can help you ensure that your furniture looks good, will last, and provide users with a high-quality product.

We evaluate decorative and functional surface finishes through performance testing to determine the suitability of materials. Key performance criteria, for example resistance to scratching, knocks, heat and liquids are considered. We can also tailor a new testing program to meet the needs of your business.

Why Choose Furniture Finishing Testing from SGS?

We can help you evaluate all aspects of finish, for example:

  • Workmanship
  • Potential defects
  • Quality, evenness and application of paint or finish
  • Quality of the bevelled-edge glass
  • Resistance to scratching
  • Gloss verification
  • Resistance to hot/cold liquid
  • Resistance to UV
  • Corrosion/salt spray
  • Aging

Furniture Finish Standards

Here are some examples of the main standards that apply to furniture finishes in key markets.

EU
NF D 60-050, EN 13721, EN 13722, EN 15187, EN ISO 2812-2, EN ISO 2409, EN ISO 9227, EN 438-2, EN ISO 6272, XP CEN/TS 15185, EN 311, ISO 2808, etc.
USA
ASTM D 1044, ASTM D 4060 ASTMD6279, ASTM D 3451, CSPA DCC-15, ASTM B117, ASTM 115-13, ASTM D3924, ASTM D1308, etc.
CHINA
GB/T 26696, GB/T 4893.1, GB/T 4893.2, GB/T 4893.3, GB/T 4893.4, GB/T 4893.7, GB/T 4893.8, etc.

Accurate finish and coating testing for the furniture industry As a world-leading provider of inspection, testing, verification and certification services for the furniture industry, we offer you unrivalled expertise in furniture finishes and coatings. With a worldwide presence and a global network of laboratories and experts, we can provide you with furniture finish testing when and where you need it most.

To discuss your furniture finish testing requirements, contact us today.