Testing technology

In addition to accredited tests, the RMI testing technology carries out a wide spectrum of tests.  More detailed information is given on request.

 

 

Determination of the building physical properties:

• Water absorption, e.g., in accordance with ETAG 004, DIN EN 1609, DIN EN 12087, DIN EN 1015-18

• Moisture content

• Thermalconductivity in accordance with DIN EN 12667  

• Sound absorption according to DIN EN 354

Determination of the mechanical properties

• Bond strength, e.g. in accordance with ETAG 004, DIN EN 1542, DIN EN 1607, DIN EN 13494, ETAG 004

• Compressive strength based on DIN EN 196

• Bending strength: according to DIN EN 196, DIN EN 1015-11

• Shear strength: according to DIN EN 12090 3-point bending test

• Crack bridging: according ton DIN EN 1062-7 (dynamic and static)

Calorimetry

In accordance with DIN EN ISO 1716

 

Hygrothermal behaviour

in accordance with ETAG 004

 

Corrosion protection

in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9227: Salt spray test

 

Anti-slip properties of floor coverings

in accordance with DIN 51131

 

Freeze-thaw cycling

in accordance with ETAG 004, DIN EN 13687-3

or by arrangement with the customer

Special tests

Special tests are carried out by arrangement with the customer.

Artificial radiation and weathering

• Accelerated UV-weathering: in accordance with DIN EN ISO 4892-3

• Accelerated Xenon-weathering: in accordance with DIN EN ISO 16474-2

• Continuous condensation: in accordance with DIN EN ISO 6270-1