With ever more innovative and unique building design comes the need to ensure the optimum performance of external structural and aesthetic façade and curtain wall technology.

Our cladding and façade testing specialist facilities can accommodate façades of any size or design and perform testing to British, American and other international standards. Whether your cladding and façade testing requirement is at the pre-construction phase for design validation or on site, as part of the QA/QC programmes, Element can give you the answers you need.

Our cladding and façade testing experts provide an integrated service covering design review and failure analysis across metallic components and systems, glass, sealants, anchors, fixings, doors and windows.

Our comprehensive range of cladding and façade testing services support you at every stage in your infrastructure project:

  • New buildings / pre-construction including review of design and specifications
  • Laboratory and on-site testing, component testing and factory production inspection and quality control
  • Existing structures including serviceability and quality reports, structural integrity and stability reports, durability reports and annual inspections
  • Large scale mock-up tests including environmental performance, acoustic performance, impact testing and operational force and strength testing.

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