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Air permeability by test facility for impermeability

Measurement Air permeability
Standards DIN EN 1026, DIN EN 12207, DIN EN 12427, DIN EN 12426, DIN EN 12153, DIN EN 12152, DIN EN 12114, DIN EN 12835, DIN EN 13141
Measurement object Windows, doors, gates, curtain walls façades, roof or wall elements (conservatories, glazing elements with integrated sun blinds), foils,
adhesive tapes

Technical data

Test specimen dimensions Height and width up to 4000 mm each, thickness: layers up to 400 mm, roofs up to 8 m length
Measuring range Air pressure up to 5000 Pa
Air pressure Static, alternating load (pressure-suction), pulsating
Temperature −20 up to +70 °C

Special features

Specific testing According to a defined test program
Leakage detection By means of a fog machine and flow probes


The test laboratory is recognized by the Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik (DIBt) as a testing facility under applicable building regulations LBO No. BWU10 and as a Notified Body No. 1004 to the terms of the Regulation of Construction Products (EU-BauPVO). It has been granted flexible accreditation under DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 by the Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH (DAkkS) under accreditation No. D‑PL‑11140‑11-04.