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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  also testing respiratory masks and medical face masks according to EN 419. 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.


Climate change challenge

Corona also "imposed" its rules on the Rosenheim Window and Façade Conference 2021, as the number of present participants was limited to 250 people. In addition, there were 230 online participants who were able to follow the presentations on screen. The motto "Turbulent Times" was very current, as th...

Ist ein Feuerschutzabschluss vergleichbar mit einem Bausatz für ein Modellflugzeug?

Feuerschutzabschlüsse sind komplexe Bauteile, die einen hohen Aufwand und Sorgfalt hinsichtlich Planung und der richtigen Auswahl an Komponenten erfordern. Daher ist es nur eine logische Konsequenz, dass sich Systeminhaber mit Lösungen beschäftigen, diesen Aufwand für die Hersteller zu minimieren und...

Häufige Fragen (FAQ) – Neue Einbruchnorm DIN EN 1627

Im November wurde eine Neufassung von EN 1627ff., der bekanntesten und wichtigsten Normenreihe zum Einbruchschutz, veröffentlicht. Vielen Kunden stellt sich die Frage, was sich geändert hat und was zu beachten ist. Hier finden Sie die häufigsten Fragen kompakt zusammengefasst.   Allgemein Gib...

Coronavirus (Covid-19) – Customer information

Dear ift clients and partners, In Germany and Europe, the number of Covid-19 infections are rising. At ift Rosenheim, a hygiene concept has been established that has proven its worth. The ift Rosenheim is still available and fully operational.   Frequently asked questions – FAQ How a...

Wissenswertes zur Einbruchhemmung: die neue DIN EN 1627

Frage 1: Man hat den Eindruck, dass Einbruchhemmung an Fenstern und Türen in den letzten Jahren an Bedeutung verloren hat. Wie schätzen Sie die Lage ein? In der Tat sind in den letzten Jahren die Fallzahlen an verübten Einbrüchen, die ja regelmäßig von der Kriminalpolizei erfasst, ausgewertet und ve...

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

Actions to safeguard ift services
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Respiratory masks

EU type-examination, certification and quality assurance tests now available!

ift installation

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

Current events

More events can be found in our event calendar.


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