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AS 4386:2018


Cabinetry in the built-in environment — Commercial and domestic

This Standard sets out requirements for the design, manufacture and installation of cabinetry in the built environment covering kitchens and built-in furniture.
Published: 29/06/2018
Pages: 28
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope
2 Application
3 Normative references
4 New designs, materials and innovations
5 Definitions
6 General requirements
6.1 Cabinet hardware
6.1.1 Cabinet hardware
6.1.2 Installation requirement
6.2 Services
6.3 Materials and construction for cabinets
6.3.1 Wood panels
6.3.2 Surface finishes
6.3.3 Doors
6.3.4 Worktop materials
6.3.5 Openings in worktops
6.3.6 Exposed edges
6.3.7 Fixing methods
6.3.8 Jointing systems
6.3.9 Adhesives
6.3.10 Drawers
6.3.11 Solid timber components
7 Cabinet and assembly testing
8 Quality of cabinetry
9 Marking and instructions
10 Pre-installation
11 Installation
11.1 General installation of cabinets and worktops
11.2 Installation of floor units
11.3 Installation of wall cabinets
11.4 Installation of worktops
12 Fitting doors and drawers
13 On completion of installation
Appendix A
A1 General
A2 Working heights
A2.1 Standing
A2.2 Wheelchair user
A2.3 Sitting
A3 Vertical reach
A4 Location of appliances in tall cabinets
A5 Elbow room
A6 Lines of sight
A7 Plinth
A8 Splashback zone
A9 Depths
A10 Worktop
A11 Floor cabinets
A12 Wall cabinets
A13 Kickboard recess
Appendix B
Cited references in this standard
EN 15570
Hardware for furniture—Strength and durability of hinges and their components—Hinges pivoting on a vertical axis
Hardware for furniture — Terms for furniture fittings — Part 5: Height adjusters, furniture legs, underframes
Reconstituted wood-based panels — Methods of testing, Part 2: Decorative overlaid panels
AS/NZS 4387
Domestic kitchen assemblies—Methods of test (series)
Furniture — Storage units — Determination of strength and durability
Content history
DR AS/NZS 4386:2017