EN Measurements and intervals. The third part of the standard defines preferred numbers of primary and secondary body dimensions. The product. EN /LC I.S. xxx: Irish Standard – national specification based on the consensus of an expert panel and subject to public. BS EN describes a flexible sizing system based on body dimensions and the related size labelling information for consumers.
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This approach has led to a number of problems:. Therefore, this proposal, originally expected to be adopted inwas rejected. Archived from the original on 3 December It will define a compact coding system for clothes sizes. EN Size designation of clothes is a European standard for labelling clothes sizes.
This was originally intended primarily for industry use in databases and as a part of stock-keeping identifiers and catalogue ordering numbers, but later users have also expressed a desire to use compact codes for customer communication. Some of the industry representatives involved in the standardization process considered this approach too restrictive. Terms, definitions and body measurement procedure The first part of the standard defines the list of body dimensions to be used for designating clothes sizes, together with an anatomical explanation and measurement guidelines.
They list all in-use combinations of EN measures and assign a short 2- or 3-digit code to each. They list all in-use combinations of EN measures and assign a short 2- or 3-digit code to each.
BS EN 13402-3:2017
All body dimensions are measured, preferably without or as few as possible clothes, in centimetres, except for the body mass which is measured in kilograms kg. The third part of the standard 133402-3 preferred numbers of primary and secondary body dimensions. For some types of garment, a single measure may not be sufficient to select the right product. Instead, the label should show the range of body dimensions from half the step size below to half the step size above the design size e.
This approach has led to a number of problems: Ad-hoc sizes have changed with time, often due to “vanity labeling”, an inflation in body dimensions associated with a size, to avoid confronting aging customers with uncomfortable anthropometric truths.
It replaces many older national dress-size systems in popular use before the year The standard further suggests that arm length can be associated with height according to this table:.
Secondary dimensions are shown in parenthesis. Acceptance of this form of standardisation varies from country to country. This is the body measure according to which the product must be labelled.
For heights, fn example, the standard recommends generally to use the following design dimensions, with a step size of 8 cm:. Women Girls Men Boys.
Online Conversion – The European Clothing Standard EN
List of EN standards. The label states characteristic measures of the product. It is based on body dimensions, measured in centimetres.
Instead, the label should show the range of body dimensions from half the step size below to half the step size above the design size e. Each range combines two adjacent size steps. Writing out all the centimetre figures of all the primary and secondary measures from EN can in eb cases require up to 12 digits.
Bra size 70B is suitable for women with underbust girth cm and bust girth cm. Did you find us useful?
Size 12, XL Traditionally, clothes have been labeled using many different ad-hoc size systems. EN EN is a European eb for labeling clothes sizes. Writing out all the centimetre figures of all the primary and secondary measures from EN can — in some cases — require up to 12 digits.