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system testing

Testing

To ensure client peace of mind, where specific compliance is required,  Requisite products are tested at certified laboratories to internationally accepted standards.

Below are the system tests for each product type.

System Testing?

Requisite NZ Ltd believes that where possible products should be system tested  – meaning the test should either be a test of all components  e.g. substrate / fixings / frane / glass / bead fixings / sealants. Click the tabs below to see the test requirements for products.

Ballistic

A system test is NOT a statutory requirement – but perhaps it ought to be..?

Intruder

Thorough testing will incorporate system testing:- of Glass, Frame, Fixings, Substrate

Blast

Due to the violent nature of the testing such tests are only done in highly controlled conditions. As an alternative an expert opinion is often sought to determine appropriate resistance needs with regard to the peculiarities of each scenario

Fire

A system test is a statutory requirement – to test ‘the whole thing’ including wall sealants etc

Ballistic

No statutory requirement

Intruder

System test is the normal requirement

Fire

System test is a statutory requirement

Ballistic

Frameless tests are commonly done

Intruder

Sometimes carried out

Ballistic

Uncommon

Intruder

Uncommon

Ballistic

Never considered

Intruder

Uncommon for wall substrate to be included within test parameters

Fire

System test is a statutory requirement

Forced Entry Ballistic Resistant ( FEBR )

Increasingly there is a demand for products that are dual tested or even multi tested. FEBR is the most common dual test requirement – being a combination of Intruder testing and Ballistic testing. Contact us for further discussion.