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Testing of structural sealant glazing systems - Part 3: Systems incorporating profiles with a thermal barrier according to ETAG 002-3



ETAG 002-3 - Guideline for European Technical Approval for Structural Sealant Glazing Systems - Part 3: Systems incorporating profiles with a thermal barrier

Division Building components:

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Scope according to ETAG 002-3 (Chapter 2):

This part 3 complements parts 1 and 2 and relates to Structural Sealant Glazing Systems (SSGS) Types I, II, III and IV for use as facades and roofs, or parts of them, when metal profiles with thermal barriers are used. The document covers structural sealant support frames with thermal barriers whether or not they are the bearing structure of the facade or the roof.

For relations between essential requirements and the product characteristics apply the regulations according to ETAG 002-1 (Chapter 4.0.3):

  • Mechanical resistance and stability
  • Safety in case of fire
  • Hygiene, health and the environment
  • Safety in use
  • Protection against noise
  • Energy economy and heat retention
  • Durability
  • Accessories and ancillary products
  • Verifications necessary in case of interchange of components or suppliers

Additional requirements according to ETAG 002-3 (Chapter 4):

  • Gravity
  • Effect of the wind and snow load
  • Effect of water
  • Effect of relative humidity



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