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Mechanical testing and evaluation of construction products

Evaluation of mechanical properties of different types of building components. We carry out both standardized and accredited testing as well as specialized testing of components and products. For some products we can also offer certification in accordance with the current standard.

We are able to assist you with tests both during product development and before market introduction. In our laboratory in Borås, we can carry out tests on everything from small components and products to complete structures with sizes over 10 meters, and with loads up to 20 MN (2 000 tonnes). We work based on established standards, but we also have the opportunity to develop customer-specific tests and solutions that we can build up in our laboratories.

Results from testing can be an important basis for being able to assess the strength of components or structures or to ensure that the necessary safety criteria are met.

Examples of products that we can test:

  • Roof and wall constructions
  • Smoke vents
  • Glass, safety glass
  • Balcony railings
  • Fire dampers
  • Fasteners, fasteners
  • Slices, plaster and insulation
  • Concrete
  • Manhole Covers
  • Loops
  • Shackles
  • Chain
  • Fasteners such as screws, nuts and threaded rods
  • Round loop (straps), lifting strap

Testing can be performed both in our laboratory in Borås, but we also have the opportunity to carry out testing in the field. Test report is delivered on completed assignment. Where applicable standards exist, results can be delivered accordingly. The test report can also be a basis for certification.


More information

We carry out accredited testing according to the following standards:

  • SS-EN 12101-2 Annex C-D-E
  • SS-EN 15650 Annex C
  • ETAG 001 Annex A
  • EN 124-1, EN 124-2, EN 124-3, EN 124-4
  • SS-EN ISO 898-1, SS-EN ISO 898-2
  • SS-EN ISO 3506-1, SS-EN ISO 3506-2
  • SS-EN 1492-1,  SS-EN 1492-2
  • SS-EN 1677-4, SS-EN 1677-6
  • SS-EN 818-1, SS-EN 818-2, SS-EN 818-4, SS-EN 818-6
  • EN 356
  • EN 12600
  • EN 826
  • EN 12430

Contact person

Per-Arne Thuresson

Ingenjör

+46 10 516 51 44
perarne.thuresson@ri.se

Read more about Per-Arne

Contact person

Jukka Holappa

Enhetschef

+46 10 516 50 65
jukka.holappa@ri.se

Read more about Jukka

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