Testing of windows - Behaviour between different climates - Test method according to DIN EN 13420
EN 13420 - Windows - Behaviour between different climates - Test method
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Scope according to EN 13420 (Chapter 1):
This European Standard specifies the test methods for evaluating the risks of decay of openable and fixed windows manufactured of different materials through increased moisture accumulation as a result of condensation or water vapour diffusion and the influence of deformation on basic performances of openable and fixed windows manufactured of different materials exposed to different climates between their external and internal faces.
Requirements according to EN 13420 (Chapter 4):
- Vapour diffusion