The number of samples we require is dependant on the surface area of
one test piece, and the number of tests required.
A test sample for
BS 6920 will have a surface area of 15,000 mm2
Full BS 6920 Testing for cold water use requires a minimum of
Full BS 6920 Testing for hot and cold
water use requires a minimum of 12 samples.
For samples in sheet form, the standard test piece
measures 120mm x 60mm (2-4mm thickness).
For moulded or irregular shaped samples we can
calculate the surface area and let you know how
many test samples to send us.
Test samples must be less than 12 months
old on the date of receipt by the test
product/material should be clearly identified by
labelling on the packaging and not on the
sample. BS 6920
testing commences on Tuesday every week, and
the normal lead in time is a maximum of 1 to 2