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Testing of external blinds and awnings according to EN13561



EN 13561 - External blinds and awnings

Division Building material:

Further information and contact

Scope according to EN 13561 (Chapter 1):

This standard applies to all external blinds and awnings as well as similar products:

  • Folding arm awning
  • Trellis arm awning
  • Pivot arm awning
  • Slide arm awning
  • Vertical roller awning
  • Marquisolette
  • Façade awning
  • Skylight awning
  • Conservatory awning
  • Dutch awning
  • Insect screen
  • Brise-soleil

Requirements according to EN 13561 (Chapter 4 - 15):

  • Wind resistance
  • Resistance to water pocket
  • Resistance to snow load
  • Operating effort
  • Design of the operating mechanism - HPV diagrams ("Human Pull Value")
  • Misuse operation
  • Mechanical endurance (repeated operating cycles)
  • Operation in frosty conditions
  • Safety in use
  • Hygiene, health and environment
  • Thermal resistance
  • Durability



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