Tilt and turn testing
acc. to Parts of EN 13126 series of standards • RAL-GZ 607/3
Since its foundation, tilt and turn testing has been a core area of expertise at PIV.
Tilt and turn hardware is tested in accordance with EN 13126-8. The test comprises a durability test of the tilt and turn functions as well as a variety of load tests, such as the rebate obstacle test and embrasure test.
Moreover, PIV offers the RAL quality mark for tilt and turn hardware. RAL guideline RAL-GZ 607/3 combines two critical standards into a single test procedure. These are EN 13126-8 (Tilt/turn, turn/tilt and turn-only hardware) and EN 1191 (Fatigue test for comprehensive windows and doors). The RAL quality mark is incorporated into an inspection of the production site carried out by PIV and forms the basis for interchangeability of the hardware.
In addition to hardware for tilt and turn windows, other types of window hardware can be tested at PIV, e.g. lift and slide fittings, folding sliding doors and hardware for pivot windows.