MRT: Racking and Torsion


ift Messtec
+49 8031 261-2550
+49 8031 261-290


Product Datasheet

General product description

Adaptive unit and accessories for the testing of mechanical strain. With the combination of a clamping field vertical loads and resistances can be checked against torsions to windows, window doors and hardware. The test rig consists of a stable stainless steel construction, a massive steel chassis and a system with adaptive and individually adjustable screw connections and assembly attachments that allow a testing of different window and door constructions (Turn, Tilt, Turn-Tilt, top-hung, swing, pivot, swing and sliding function).


On request the following options can be offered:

  • Clamping field (individually adjusted to your needs)
  • Hand measuring device HMG 300 (Multifunctional hand-held meter for recording and measuring of operational forces)
  • Torque wrench
  • Electrical torque wrench (30 Nm ± 2%, acoustic signal and display with and indicator)
  • Measuring equipment
  • Individual finish

Note: Individual features, especially for your needs, can be provided after consulting.


MRT test rig according to the following standards:

Testing characteristic Testing standard
Racking windows DIN EN 14608
Racking hinged doors EN 947
Torsion windows DIN EN 14609
Torsion hinged doors EN 948
Hardware RAL-RG 607/3

Technical details


  • Dimensions: can be adapted individually to your requests (depending on the height of the elements to be tested)
  • Weigth: approx. 170 kg
  • Load
    • Min. test load: 20 N
    • Max. test load hand rope winch: 1000 N
  • Measuring range: 0 - 950 N

Scope of delivery

Basic version

  • Basic carriage
    • Stable stainless steel construction for the fixing of the test equipment
    • Steel chassis
    • Adaptive screw connection
    • Weight plates
  • Equipment for the determination of the resistance
    • Force measuring instrument with display
    • Return pulley
    • Counterholder
    • Moulded T
    • Hand rope winch
    • Special screw winch