Furniture Technical Documents

GSA develops technical documents to describe the essential characteristics and expected performance of products purchased for government use. Technical documents take different forms depending upon the product and types of information included in the document. Documents developed to support purchases of furniture and furnishings include:

Technical descriptions and test standards are developed to describe the essential physical characteristics and performance required for GSA contracts. Below, you can find documents on the following items:

  • Fed. Std. 800 Terms, Definitions and Symbols For Security Equipment and Practices— This document is a glossary of terms, definitions and symbols related to security equipment.
  • Fed. Std. 809B Federal Standard 809B [DOC - 455 KB] —Federal Standard 809 describes procedures for opening and repair of GSA Approved security containers.
  • Fed. Std. 834A Performance Test Method for Intensive Use Chairs [DOCX - 46 KB] —Federal Standard 834A describes the procedures and acceptance levels for chairs for intensive use environments.
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