Functionality and classification of fire protection glazing materials

The classification of fire protection glazings is determined according to DiN EN 13501-1. There are three different categories which define the ability of a building component with an enclosing function to withstand a fire according to a determined time. 
The fire classification rating is tested in a test laboratory and eventually documented by an approval certificate. This approval certificate contains all provisions for the installation of a building component and its construction. 

E = Enclosing function. No flames or combustible gases on the unexposed face.      EW = Reduction of radiation. EW offers an addi­passage of heat radiation. 

El= lnsulation. Besides the integrity against fire, smoke and hot gases a thermal insulation is provided.

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