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EN 1607

Thermal insulation products for building applications - Determination of tensile strength perpendicular to faces

Specimen tested according to EN 1607
EPS, XPS and polyurethane specimens

Mineral wool specimen tested according to EN 1607
Mineral wool specimens

This European Standard specifies the equipment and procedures for determining the tensile strength of a product perpendicular to its faces. It is applicable to thermal insulating products.

This standard can be used to determine whether the product has sufficient strength to withstand stresses during transportation and application.

Machines suited for the EN 1607 standard:
UCT Universal compression and tension testing machine
UCT WideUniversal compression and tension testing machine with wide frame

TEHS11Tension plates with hooks and shackle
TEHS12Tension plates with mushroom hook and shackle