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AS 2208:2023


Safety glazing materials in buildings

AS 2208:2023 sets out set out test requirements for safety glazing for use in buildings. The test requirements for the different glazing materials are designed to promote safety and to reduce or minimize the likelihood of cutting and piercing injuries. The types of safety glazing materials covered are laminated, toughened, organic-coated and organic-backed safety mirrors
Published: 15/12/2023
Pages: 44
Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and General
1.1 Scope
1.2 Normative references
1.3 Terms and definitions
1.4 Testing
1.5 Classification
1.6 Marking
1.7 Vents
2 Dimensional specifications
2.1 General
2.2 Thickness requirements
2.2.1 General
2.2.2 Standard nominal thickness of safety glass
2.2.3 Non-standard thickness of glazing material
2.3 Size tolerance requirements
2.4 Squareness of rectangular panels
2.5 Flatness requirements
2.5.1 General
2.5.2 Flatness requirements for edge kink
2.5.3 Flatness requirements for roller wave
3 Test requirements
3.1 General
3.2 Impact test
3.2.1 Test specimens
3.2.2 Orientation of test specimens
3.2.3 Test procedures
3.3 Fragmentation test
3.4 Boil test
3.5 Weathering test
3.5.1 Safety organic-coated glass
3.6 Ageing test
Appendix A
A.1 Scope
A.2 Terms and definitions
A.2.1 Type testing (TT)
A.3 Statistical sampling
A.4 Product certification
A.5 Quality system
Appendix B
B.1 Safe performance criteria
B.2 Development of human dynamics data chart
Appendix C
C.1 Scope
C.2 Principle
C.3 Apparatus
C.4 Procedure
C.5 Test report
C.6 Interpretation
Appendix D
D.1 Scope
D.2 Principle
D.3 Apparatus
D.4 Samples and sample preparation
D.4.1 Sampling
D.4.2 Specimen size
D.4.3 Conditioning
D.5 Procedure
D.6 Test report
D.7 Flat test method diagrams
Appendix E
E.1 Scope
E.2 Apparatus
E.3 Principle
E.4 Samples
E.5 Procedure
E.6 Test report
Appendix F
F.1 Scope
F.2 Principle
F.3 Apparatus
F.4 Samples
F.5 Procedure
F.6 Test report
Appendix G
G.1 Scope
G.2 Principle
G.3 Apparatus
G.4 Samples and sample preparation
G.4.1 Sampling
G.4.2 Size of specimen
G.4.3 Conditioning
G.5 Procedure
G.5.1 General
G.5.2 Unexposed specimens
G.5.2.1 Adhesion test
G.5.2.2 Tensile test
G.5.3 Exposed specimens
G.6 Test report
Appendix H
H.1 Scope
H.2 Principle
H.3 Apparatus
H.4 Samples and sample preparation
H.4.1 Sampling
H.4.2 Size of specimen
H.5 Procedure
H.5.1 Unexposed specimens
H.5.2 Exposed specimens
H.6 Test report
Appendix I
I.1 Scope
I.2 Principle
I.3 Apparatus
I.4 Procedure
I.5 Test report
Appendix J
J.1 Scope
J.2 Principle
J.3 Apparatus
J.4 Samples and sample preparation
J.4.1 Sampling
J.4.2 Specimen size
J.4.3 Conditioning
J.5 Procedure
J.6 Report
Appendix K
K.1 Scope
K.2 Apparatus
K.3 Principle
K.4 Samples
K.5 Procedure
K.6 Test report
Cited references in this standard
DIN 50-017
Condensation water test atmospheres
ASTM G155-13
Standard Practice for Operating Xenon Arc Light Apparatus for Exposure of Non-Metallic Materials
ASTM D2565
Standard Practice for Xenon-Arc Exposure of Plastics Intended for Outdoor Applications
ASTM C1651
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Roll Wave Optical Distortion in Heat-Treated Flat Glass
Plastics - Methods of exposure to laboratory light sources - Part 2: Xenon-arc lamps - AMENDMENT 1: Classification of daylight filters
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