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CE Marking: performance and safety requirements of external blinds and shutters (EN 13659)

Product standards UNI EN 13561:2015 and UNI EN 13659:2015 define the essential requirements of safety that have to be satisfied by external blinds and shutters installed in buildings.

Thermal and visual comfort : tests on sun protection devices according to EN 14501

The Optics Laboratory of IG has the necessary means and skills to quantify the effect of influence of sunscreens these shields according to the most up-to-date standards.

The safety of playground surfacing with standard UNI EN 1177

UNI EN 1177:2019 provides a method to assess the effectiveness of impact attenuating playground surfacing.
The Istituto Giordano Security and Safety Department can carry out the test in accordance with this standard.

Wind load resistance standard for market umbrellas

External blinds and shutters must obtain CE marking, but do market umbrellas belong to this category?

Test in order to verify if an installed flooring is antistatic or not

The purpose of tests is to evaluate the capacity of the flooring to dissolve the electrostatic charge, which is created during the normal working activities, and in particular situations could represent a possible origin of fire or explosions.