Testing standard Facade connections published

DIN EN 16758 of sheared connections

Publication date: 21.11.2016

DIN EN 16758 Curtain walling – Determination of the strength of sheared connections – Test method and requirements

This new standard specifies test methods for the determination of bearing capacity of connections between curtain walling framing members for which it cannot be calculated in accordance with current codes or conventional calculations.

The standard does not limit the evaluation of the performance characteristics of the complete curtain wall facade according to DIN EN 13830.

It allows additional specifications for mechanical performance of the connections and their field of direct application.

The standard is available at Beuth publishing house as download for EUR 81.00.