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Surface water absorption testing for EN 520
Surface water absorption testing for EN 520

Physical Test

Testing to BS EN 520:2004 + A1:2009

Our physical test facility provides the ability to undertake type testing to BS EN 520:2004 + A1:2009.

 

EN520:2004 + A1:2009 consists of a range of clauses designed to define the parameters of plasterboards. The Building Test Centre is able to test to the following:

 

  • Dimensions: Clauses 5.2, 5.3, 5.4
  • Squareness of ends: Clause 5.5
  • Taper Profile: Clause 5.6
  • Flexural Strength: Clause 5.7
  • Deflection under load: Clause5.8
  • Surface water absorbtion: Clause 5.9.1
  • Total water absorption: Clause 5.9.2
  • Core cohesion at high temperature: Clause 5.10
  • Density: Clause 5.11
  • Surface hardness: Clause 5.12
  • Shear strength: 5.13

Paper & Board Determination of Grammage

  • BS EN ISO 536:2012

Gypsum Boards

  • BS EN 15283-1:2008 + A1:2009

Our physical test laboratory is capable of testing tensile, compressional and flexural strength of materials using a Zwick Roell static material testing machine. Ad hoc tests may be designed for your individual needs; please contact us for more information.

  

To book your Test, or for enquiries regarding physical testing, contact the Physical test department

 

Tel: 0115 9451527

Fax: 0115 9451569

 

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