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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.


ift-Sonderschau auf der BAU 2019

Smart Home ist in aller Munde. Mieter, Bauherren und Immobilienbesitzer nutzen immer stärker die Angebote für Medien, Licht und Bauelemente. Auch Hersteller, Händler und Monteure von Bauelementen sowie Architekten und Planer müssen sich deshalb mit dieser Thematik intensiver auseinandersetzen. Genau ...

Fazit Rosenheimer Fenstertage 2018

Das Motto „Grenzenlose Chancen“ der Rosenheimer Fenstertage stand in diesem Jahr im Spannungsfeld von Innovationen, die sich durch das Internet grenzenlos verbreiten, und dem Phänomen wiederkehrender „Grenzziehungen“ durch nationale Bestrebungen. Beispiele sind der Brexit oder „Sonderregeln“ in einze...

Neuer Vorstand des Instituts für Fenstertechnik e.V. gewählt

Auf der Mitgliederversammlung des Instituts für Fenstertechnik e.V. (ift Rosenheim) am 10. Oktober 2018 wurde der Vorstand des Instituts neu gewählt. Als international führende Forschungs-, Prüf- und Zertifizierungsstelle für die Fenster, Fassaden, Tür und Torbranche ist das Institut in über 70 Lände...

Barrier-free Windows and Doors

Construction of accessible buildings affects more than 7.8 million severely disabled people in Germany. For this reason, DIN 18040-2, which has been introduced under building law, must be observed in new buildings and renovations subject to approval. This standard contains practical rules for doors. ...

ift Rosenheim 2019

Successful suppliers of window, façade, door and gate systems as well as their suppliers are internationally oriented. In order to continue to optimally support these customer groups, ift Rosenheim has expanded its international network by gaining recognition in the USA, Canada and the United Arab Em...

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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

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