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Glass test centre – pendulum impact test

In accordance with the DIBt (German Centre of Competence for Construction) which is an authority of the German Länder Governments for a uniform fulfilment of technical tasks in the field of public law, the Institute of Steel Construction is recognised as an officially accredited test centre..

Test centre Code NRW53

For the issuance of general appraisal certificate for fall-protection glazing. The load capacity of this glazing is found experimentally through pendulum impact tests.

  • For Construction Product of Building Regulations List A, Part 2. Serial number: 2.43 (BRL 2012/1)
  • For Construction Type of Building Regulations List A, Part 3. Serial number: 2.12 (BRL 2012/1)

Test centre for the accreditation of scaffolding

The Institute of Steel Construction is recognised by the Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik as a test centre for scaffolding. It is responsible for investigating the behaviour of scaffold planks under vertical and horizontal loading, as part of general building authority approvals for scaffolding.