BS ISO 3055:2021 pdf download – Kitchen equipment — Coordinating sizes
This document specifies dimensions for the height, width and depth of kitchen units and worktops.Additionally, it defines the space for integrating appliances,such as sink units,ovens,refrigerators,in kitchens.
This document does not apply to customized kitchens.
This document does not apply to kitchens for commercial use (e.g.in hotels, restaurants, and hospitals).
There are no normative references in this document.
3Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.
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solid horizontal element attached to the top of a free standing or floor standing kitchen unit to providea working surface
height of worktop
vertical distance from the floor to the top of the worktopNote 1 to entry: See Figure 1,h1.
depth of worktop
horizontal distance from the front edge to the rear edge of the worktopNote 1 to entry: See Figure 2,I4.
depth of working area
horizontal distance from the front edge of the worktop to the wall or wall attachmentNote 1 to entry: See Figure 2, ls.
Note 2 to entry: A wall attachement is typically recess panelling or wall end profiles.
height of the feet or height of the base
vertical distance from the surface of the floor to the underside of the kitchen unit
Note 1 to entry: See Figure 1, h 4 .
Note 2 to entry: The height of the feet/base is not identical to the height of the plinth (see Figure 1, h 8 ).
height of the plinth
vertical distance from the surface of the floor to the top of the plinth
Note 1 to entry: See Figure 1, h 8
horizontal distance from the kitchen unit front edge to the front of the feet
Note 1 to entry: See Figure 2, l 6.
horizontal distance from the front edge of the kitchen unit front to the front edge of the plinth
Note 1 to entry: See Figure 2, l 7.
front height for dishwashers
vertical distance from the underside of the worktop to the lower edge of the decorative panel
Note 1 to entry: See Figure 1, h 6.
3.3 Recess for appliances
appliance and/or furniture space
open space formed by furniture and/or appliance into which appliance or furniture are intended to be inserted
opening for appliance
opening or cut-out in a kitchen unit or a worktop which is intended for the installation of a built-in appliance or installation element
protective wall panelling
element for the rear delimitation of the wall
Note 1 to entry: See Figure 1, 1 and h 9 and Figure 2, 1 .
Note 2 to entry: The protective wall panelling is generally placed between the top of the worktop and the bottom of the upper kitchen unit.
depth of adjusting area
horizontal distance from the kitchen unit front edge to the rear edge of the rear appliance adjusting feet Note 1 to entry: See Figure 2, l 8.
3.4 Decorative panel
component intended to adapt a built-in or built-under appliance to match the frontal design of the adjacent kitchen unit
Note 1 to entry: See Figure 1, h 5 .
3.5? Appliance? definitions
appliance with width, depth and height corresponding to the nominal kitchen unit inner dimension Note 1 to entry: See Figure 3, w 1 . See Table 1.
appliance with width, depth and height corresponding to the nominal kitchen unit outer dimension Note 1 to entry: See Figure 3, w 1 and w 3 . See Table 1.
functional components of a kitchen, which require an installation opening EXAMPLE Fitted sink, cooking hob, waste separating systems.
4 Coordinating sizes
Only such height, depth and width dimensions are specified, which are necessary for coordination between the furniture and appliance. Other dimensions can also be selected where required.