Farabaugh Engineering and Testing
Curtain Wall Testing

Curtain Wall Testing

FET offers a variety of testing and engineering services to the Curtain Wall Industry.  From individual components to large mock-ups,  FET is accredited to perform testing necessary to meet specific project requirements and product approvals.

The list below is a sample of our curtain wall testing services.   If you require a Test that is not listed below please contact us at 412-751-4001.

ASTM E283, Air Infiltration Test Standard Test Method for Determining Rate of Air Leakage Through Exterior Windows, Curtain Walls, and Doors Under Specified Pressure Differences Across the Specimen
ASTM E330, Structural Performance Test Standard Test Method for Structural Performance of Exterior Windows, Doors, Skylights and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference
ASTM E331, Water Penetration Test Standard Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference
AAMA 501, Tests for Exterior Walls  Test method for water penetration of window, walls, doors using Dynamic Pressure
AAMA 501.2, Field Water Penetration Test  Water Leakage Field check of installed storefronts, walls & sloped glazing systems
AAMA 501.6, Seismic Test Dynamic test method for determining the seismic drift causing fallout from a wall system
TAS 201, Impact Test Procedures for conducting the impact test of materials as required the Florida Building Code
TAS 202, Air, Water, Structural Test Procedures for conducting a uniform static air pressure test for materials and products such as wall cladding, glass block, exterior doors, garage doors, skylights, exterior windows, storm shutters, and any other external component which help maintain the integrity of the building envelope
TAS 203, Cyclic Structural Test Procedures for conducting the cyclic wind pressure loading test required by the Florida Building Code, Building and TAS 201.
ASTM E1105, Field Water Resistance Test Standard test method for field determination of water penetration of installed exterior windows, skylights, doors, and curtain walls, by uniform or cyclic static air pressure difference
ASTM E783, Operating Force Standard test method for determination of operating force of sliding windows & doors