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Testing Equipment for glass in building

We provide expertise on the tests to perform per glass type,

and the adequate testing equipment.

 

A. Tempered glass ( 1 ), heat strengthened glass ( 2 ), heat soak tested glass ( 3 ),

chemically tempered glass ( 4 )

 

TEST                                                                                            TESTING EQUIPMENT

Fragmentation                                                                           Spring loaded punch 1, 2, 3

Local bow (vertically toughened glass only)                         RWG-D 1, 2, 3, 4

Roller wave and edge lift                                                         RWG-EL 1,2

Surface pre-stress                                                                     GASP 1, 2, 3

Mechanical strength                                                                 4-point bender 1, 2, 3, 4

Proxy                                                                                           GES 1, 2, 3

                                                                                                     simple 4-point bender bender 1, 2, 3

                                                                                                     DSR 4

 

B. Laminated glass

 

TEST                                                                                            TESTING EQUIPMENT

Resistance to high temperature                                              Baking test oven

                                                                                                      Boiling kettle

Resistance to humidity                                                             Humidity chamber ( with condensation )

Mechanical strength                                                                 1030 g ball, 500x500 mm support,

                                                                                                      dropping  tower 9m

 

Claimed properties

  • safety in use ( human body impact )                             Double ring impactor

 

  • manual attack ( blunt )                                                     4 kg ball, dropping  tower up to 9m

                                                                                                      900x1100 mm_ support

  • manual attack ( axe )                                                       Axe

 

C. Coated glass

 

Large sample emissivity measurement

 

D. Insulated glass units EN 1279-5

 

EN 1279-6 TESTS                                                                       TESTING  EQUIPMENT

Desiccant performance                                                            Microwave / ∆T

Sealant adhesion                                                                       Tensile tester

Sealant hardness                                                                       Shore A

Gas filled units Argon, Krypton %                                           Gasglass Handheld and Laser

 

 

E. Glass performance

 

Solar properties                                                                         Lamda 950 + ARTA

LOW-E emissivity                                                                        Large piece FIR-meter

 

 

 

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