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Testing of handles, primarily for Tilt and Turn, Tilt-First and Turn-Only hardware according to EN 13126-3



EN 13126-3 - Handles, primarily for Tilt and Turn, Tilt-First and Turn-Only hardware

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Scope according to EN 13126-3 (Chapter 1):

This part of 13126 specifies the requirements and test procedures for durability, strength, security and functionality of handles. This European Standard is applicable to Tilt&Turn, Tilt-First and Turn-Only hardware for use on windows and door-height windows.

Requirements according to EN 13126-1 (Chapter 5):

  • Dangerous substances
  • Category of use
  • Durability
  • Mass
  • Fire resistance
  • Safety in use
  • Corrosion resistance
  • Security
  • Applicable part
  • Test sized
  • Mechanical strength

Requirements according to EN 13126-3 (Chapter 5):

  • Fixed spindle connection (after durability test)
  • Free play (after durability test)
  • Torsional strength
  • Tensile strength - eccentric



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