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Testing of hardware for horizontal and vertical pivot windows according to EN 13126-9



EN 13126-9 - Building hardware - Hardware for windows and door height windows - Part 9: Hardware for horizontal and vertical pivot windows

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Scope according to EN 13126-9 (Chapter 1):

This part of EN 13126 specifies the requirements and test methods for durability and strength of hardware for vertical and horizontal pivot windows and doors. (including pivot hinges and central locking systems)

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

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

Requirements according to EN 13126-9 (Chapter 5):

  • Locking point variable tolerance
  • Handle operation tolerance
  • Balance test for pivot hinges with integratet braking function
  • Resistance to static load
  • Resistance to free fall test for horizontal pivot windows
  • Resistance to rebate hindrance test for vertical pivot windows
  • Minimal closing devices resistance
  • Corrosion test



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