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Window Safety Test

Window Safety Test

Window Safety Test

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The Engineer has requested that we perform a safety test on our window design of 25% over the design load. There are several issues of concern:

the test is uncommon locally, though testing to the design load is common.

the supplier is quite uncertain about success

our design load is 6.9kPa so 25% over is nearly 1 ton per sq metre.

What are the members experiences in window performance tests. The Engineer has told me that if I can show that the specification is unreasonable by international standards he may review the request.

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