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ift Rosenheim: Putting quality to the test

Institute for testing and certification of building products, safety technology and protective equipment

ift Rosenheim is an internationally accredited and notified testing laboratory. We calibrate, test, certify and provide the necessary test and classification reports as well as verification and certificates.

Our range of services includes: Window and door tests according to EN 14351-1, facade tests according to EN 13830, fire protection tests according to EN 16034, door tests according to EN 13241 as well as fitting, glass and building material tests. We are currently also testing respiratory masks and medical face masks according to ZLS/BfArM. Private and court expertises, research projects and training courses complete our range of services.

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.


Montagevideos von ift Rosenheim und ifz Rosenheim

Die Montage ist das letzte Glied der Qualitätskette – und noch dazu eines der wichtigsten. Die fachgerechte Montage entscheidet darüber, ob das Fenster die vom Hersteller versprochenen Qualitätseigenschaften auch in der Praxis einhalten kann. Das reicht von der Einbruchhemmung über den Wärmeschutz bi...

U.K. National Marks

As the United Kingdom has now left the European Union, the compliance requirements for the U.K. are changing from the CE Mark to be replaced by two new national markings, UKCA and UKNI, for Great Britain and Northern Ireland respectively. You can read more at the linked website [here] but in summary...

Coronavirus (Covid-19) – Customer information

Dear ift clients and partners,   In Germany and Europe, the number of infections is still high. Unlike in spring 2020, however, the handling of the protective measures has become well established. At ift Rosenheim, a hygiene concept was established that has proven its worth. ift Rosenheim t...

Brexit – Konsequenzen aus dem Abkommen

In letzter Minute haben Brüssel und London ein 1.200 Seiten umfassendes Handels- und Kooperationsabkommen [6] unter den Weihnachtsbaum gelegt. Damit kommen neue Formalitäten und Dokumente auf die Hersteller, Händler und Montagebetriebe in unserer Branche zu. Unternehmen mit Geschäftsbeziehung zu UK m...

Ihre Online-Veranstaltung live im ift-Studio?

Die ift Akademie musste im vergangenen Jahr aufgrund der Corona-Pandemie kurzfristig viele Veranstaltungen online durchführen. Mit den Rosenheimer Tür- und Tortagen fand dann im Mai eine komplette Tagung als Livestream statt. Dabei zeigte sich, dass eine gelungene Online-Veranstaltung anders struktur...

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.

Corona - Customer information

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Testing of respirators

Tests of respirators now available!

ift installation

All information on professional installation, fastening and sealing of windows and doors!  More information

Current events

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