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ift Rosenheim: Testing Institute for the Evaluation of the Fitness for Use of Construction Products

ift Rosenheim is an internationally active, technical-scientific service provider and specialist as testing institute for the evaluation of the fitness for use of construction products. The spectrum of ift Rosenheim comprises among other things window tests according to EN 14351-1, facade tests according to EN 13830, fire tests according to EN 16034 as well as glass and building material tests. As notified test laboratory and product certification body, ift Rosenheim can issue for the manufacturer test and classification reports for CE marking as well certificates of constancy of performance.

News of ift Rosenheim

Current news of the testing institute and of research, technics and standardization regarding topics like Construction Products Regulation and CE marking, building material test, tests according to EN 14351-1, EN 13830 and EN 16034, certification, expert opinions and trainings for windows, facades, doors and gates.


Einzelnachweise für die „Nachhaltige Holzbeschaffung“

Durch einen neuen Erlass der beteiligten Bundesminis­terien vom 6. Oktober 2017 ist es nun möglich, neben einer aufwändigen Zertifizierung (z.B. durch die Systeme FSC® oder PEFC™) auch mit einem Einzelnachweis an öffentlichen Ausschreibungen für nachhaltige Holzprodukte teilzunehmen. Der Nachweis bes...

The "Tested by ift" mark

The holistic testing and evaluation of products is a core concern at ift Rosenheim – entirely in the context of quality, fitness for use and long service life. This also includes the accuracy, reliability and comprehensibility of the ift tests on the basis of the technically standard-related fundamen...

Catalogue of standard con-struction "Sound" published for curtain walls

Specifications for airborne and flanking sound insulation of the building components are required for planning the building acoustics of buildings. So far, for curtain walls, this could be verified only on the basis of measurements in the laboratory or from examinations conducted directly on the buil...

Summary Rosenheim Window and Facade Conference 2017

In view of the fundamental changes that approach the industry under the heading of “digital disruption”, the slogan “Master the future” was a good choice. The digitization evolves such great dynamics in all areas of life and work that each entrepreneur has to change its business strategies not to sta...

New Furnaces for the ift technology centre

With effect from July 2017, a large number of fire resistance tests and smoke tests have been conducted on doors, gates, facades, glazing or fire safety curtains in the technology centre – and, as a matter of fact, in accordance with German, European and international regulations. Apart from the 8 x ...

Further news are listed in press releases and technical articles/interviews.

Evaluation of the Fitness for Use of Construction Products since 1966:

For more than 50 years, the testing institute Rosenheim is specialised on the holistic approach of building components and constructions. The institute supports with its testing expertise and experience the business sector windows, facades and doors regarding the standardization, research, approval and reports. For example, the function, the fitness for use and the quality of construction elements and building materials are explored with focus on windows, facades, doors and gates as well as roof and glazing systems. Furthermore, the research and test spectrum comprises all necessary building material and accessory materials like sealants, hardware and electric drive units. A broad customer structure, strict controls of external accreditation authorities and the own economic strength ensure the independence of the institute.

Wide-ranging Performance Profile of ift Rosenheim

As Europe-wide notified testing, surveillance and certification body, practical and integrated tests as well as certification are the priorities of ift Rosenheim. In addition, a graduated ift-quality mark has been developed that is based on clearly defined criteria and tests as well as regular surveillance. People interested in building can rely on competence and neutrality. Further services are, among other things, the compilation of expert opinions by ift Centre of Technical Experts, research and development projects as well as seminars at ift Academy. Furthermore, the institute provides useful information especially for the end consumer by ifz (information centre for windows and facades, doors and gates, glass and building material e.V.), technical advice by the hotline and many other services.


If you are looking for a notified product certification body fire safety or you need a professional evaluation of the fitness for use of construction products, please do not hesitate to contact us. We assist you with decade-long experience and expert knowledge.

Constructional fire protection saves lives!

What happens during fire safety tests with big building materials? A new ift-video shows the process.
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ift Technology Center

A modern test and research center for large-size facades, doors, gates, windows, sliding doors, glass elements and wall units.  More information

Current events

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