The laboratory for wind load & tightness is the reliable partner for licensers and manufacturers of windows, doors, gates, facades as well as wall connections when it comes to carrying out individual, system or object tests at the Rosenheim site or on the company's own test rigs directly on site.
The aim is the prompt and flexible processing of test orders with competent support of the tests by our operating testing officers. ift Rosenheim is a globally active service company. Therefore, the operating testing officers of the laboratory for wind load & tightness are also internationally active.
Tests of air permeability, watertightness and wind load (dynamic/static) according to European, but also international standards and regulations, such as ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials), AAMA (American Architectural Manufacturers Association) or CWCT (Centre for Window and Cladding Technology)
Mechanical tests such as operating forces, resistance to repeated opening and closing, reveal test and rebate hindrance test, impact resistance, racking, torsion, structural movement regime
Special audits such as flood-resistant, testing of glass roofs or "in-roof mounted" solar modules/collectors
Tests according to various ift-Guidelines such as FE-06, FE-13, MO-01, LU-01, VR-08 etc.
All advantages at a glance
The following products are tested in this laboratory:
Windows, external and internal doors, gates, facades, roof windows, glass roofs, conservatories, shutters, wall connections, solar panels/collectors, attic staircases, floor coverings, walls, roofs, external venetian blinds, awnings, site tests (hose test, etc.), special audits (privacy screen elements, etc.), T-joints, roller shutter boxes, bonded glazing, rooflights