Construction Materials

Fields of activity

Main activity

  • Product qualification in the field of flat glass as construction material (termally toughened safety glass (also heat-soaked), heat-strengthened glass, laminated safety glass (LSG), insulating glass units (IGU))
  • Testing and surveillance of defined performances oft he glasses (determination of mechanical parameters, measurement of light transmission)
  • Behaviour of various types of glass after artificial ageing as well as under the influence of temperature or humidity or combinations of the aforementioned loads
  • Examination of container glass (hollow glass)
  • Damage analyses on flat glass and hollow glass
  • Issue of „allgemeine bauaufsichtliche Prüfzeugnisse“ for the area of glazing that prevends from falling, supervision of approval procedures at Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik or approvals in individual cases from the highest state authorities.