Laboratory service

Tests on building hardware

Ensayos de herrajes en la edificación

We are a reference Laboratory in the sector of hardware, locks, access control, etc.

We are accredited for the characterisation of hardware installed on doors, windows and enclosures in general and their materials.

Our laboratory services are rounded off with on site inspections to assess compliance with safety in use regulations.

We assess the products and their features in accordance with the applicable standards. The following stand out: 

Products Assessed

  • Hardware for doors, panic devices (EN 1125), emergency devices (EN 179), mechanical and electromechanical locks (EN 12209, EN 14846, EN 15685), electromagnets (EN 1155), mechanical and mechatronic cylinders (EN 1303, EN 15684), hinges (EN 1935)
  • Hardware for windows: espagnolettes (EN 13126-4), tilt and turn hardware (EN 13126-8), bearings (EN 13126-16)

Features Assessed

  • Mechanical Tests: resistance and durability
  • Physical Tests: environmental (temperature, humidity), resistance to corrosion
  • Electrical Tests: electrical safety, electromagnetic compatibility
  • Fire resistance
  • Analysis of the composition of metal materials

Aimed at:

  • Manufacturers of hardware for doors: mechanical, electromechanical, electronic locks; panic devices; emergency devices; mechanical and electronic cylinders; hinges; handles, push buttons; access control
  • Manufacturers of hardware for windows: espagnolettes, tilt and turn hardware, arms, bearings, handles, etc.
  • Prescribers
  • Certification Bodies

Accreditations and Recognition

-	Acreditación ENAC ILAC para el sector materiales según ISO 17025 con nº expediente 4/LE063,
ENAC ILAC accreditation for the construction sector in compliance with ISO 17025, under file No. 4/LE024
-	Acreditación ENAC ILAC para el sector materiales según ISO 17025 con nº expediente 4/LE063,
Laboratory certified in ISO 9001 and ISO 17025 (ENAC certification No. 4/LE063)
-	Acreditación ENAC ILAC para el sector materiales según ISO 17025 con nº expediente 4/LE063,
ENAC ILAC accreditation for acoustics in compliance with ISO 17025, under file No. 4/LE456. Laboratory with certified management system in accordance with standard UNE-EN 9100:2010.
Acreditación ENAC ILAC para el sector materiales según ISO 17025 con nº expediente 4/LE148
ENAC ILAC accreditation for electrical testing in compliance with ISO 17025, under file No. 4/LE148
Organismo de Evaluación Técnica (OET) para la emisión de documentos de Evaluación Técnica Europea (ETE) para los Productos de Construcción
Technical Assessment Body (TAB) for issuing European Technical Assessments (ETAs) for Construction Products.
Organismo Notificado Nº 1292 para el Reglamento de Productos de la Construcción
Notified Body No. 1292 for the Construction Products Directive