ANSI A156.9 2015 Edition, January 1, 2015
This Standard contains requirements for cabinet hardware and includes hinges, knobs, pulls, catches, shelf rests, standards and brackets, drawer slides, rotating shelves and track with guides for sliding panels. Included are performance tests covering operational, cyclical, strength, and finish criteria.
Tests described in this Standard are performed under laboratory conditions. In actual usage results vary because of installation, maintenance and environmental conditions. Tests required are applicable to hardware products only and are not intended to evaluate systems incorporating cabinet components. Fixtures described are designed to withstand the test forces required and only hardware items are measured.