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Testing of curtain walling according EN 13830



EN 13830 - Curtain walling

Division Building components:

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Scope according to EN 13830 (Chapter 1):

This standard applies to curtain walling kit ranging from a vertical position to ± 15° from the vertical. Any sloping parts should be contained within the curtain walling kit. 
At curtain walling, prefabricated parts are mounted on-site to a finished product. 
This standard is applicable to the complete curtain walling including the wall connections and the ceiling abutments, external blinds with the surrounded construction as well as attics.

Requirements according to EN 13830 (Chapter 4):

  • Resistance to wind load according to EN 12179
  • Self-weight according to EN 1991-1-1
  • Resistance to impact according to EN 12600
  • Air permeability according to EN 12153
  • Watertightness according to EN 12155
  • Airborne sound insulation according to EN ISO 140-3
  • Thermal transmittance according to prEN 13947
  • Resistance to fire according to prEn 13501-2
  • Reaction to fire according to EN 13501-1
  • Fire propagation
  • Durability
  • Water vapour transmission
  • Equipotential bonding
  • Seismic resistance
  • Thermal shock resistance
  • Building and thermal movement
  • Resistance to dynamic horizontal load



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