Element is proud to support the fenestration industry with the unique ability to provide an array of services catered to the window and door industry including acoustic, thermal, air, water and structural testing, as well as platform support through our network of laboratories to include materials testing, product qualification testing, failure analysis and weld testing. 

Engaged experts at Element laboratories in St. Paul, Minnesota, Wausau, Wisconsin and Des Moines, Iowa are highly trained and focused on providing timely, practical solutions to the fenestration industry’s needs and challenges. Element’s commitment to accuracy, competitive turn time and quick report generation enable you to have information in-hand to make decisions, helping you bring a safe and compliant product to market quickly.

Fenestration

Related Services and Standards

SERVICES OFFERED

Air Filtration and Water Infiltration Testing

Structural Window and Door Testing

National Fenestration Rating Council

Miami-Dade County Testing

AAMA/WDMA Testing

ASTM Cycle/Impact Testing

Acoustic Testing (ASTM & ISO 10140-2)

Safety Glazing Certification Council - SGCC Testing

Automotive Glass Testing

Related Testing

  • Hardware cycling, vinyl material evaluations, impact glass breakage, and forced entry resistance are a few of the other testing services offered by Element.
STANDARDS WE SUPPORT

St. Paul

A2LA Accredited
ASTM E90
ASTM E413
ISO 10140-2
AAMA 1801
ASTM E1425
ASTM c423

ASTM E795

ACC ES AC177 (Sections 4.7, 4.8 and 4.4)

AAMA 1503

ASTM C1363

National Fenestration Rating Council

NFRC 102

NFRC Thermal Simulations 100, 200, 500

ASTM C1199

 

Wausau

AAMA Accredited
AAMA 506

AAMA 1701.2

AAMA 450
ASTM E283
ASTM E331
ASTM E2068
ASTM F842
AAMA 920

AAMA 925
AAMA 1304
ASTM E330
ASTM E547
ASTM E987
ASTM E1886
ASTM F588
TAS: 201,202,203
ASTM E1996

ANSI Z97.1 (except 5.3 + 5.3.2.1)

CPSC 16 CFR 1201 (except Xenon Exposure)
AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/1.S.2/A440

 

Des Moines

AAMA Accredited

AAMA 450
AAMA 501.2
AAMA 503

AAMA 506

AAMA 910
AAMA 925

AAMA 1302.5

AAMA 1303.5
ASTM E283
ASTM E331
ASTM E783
ASTM E1105
ASTM F588

ASTM F2090
AAMA 502
AAMA 920
AAMA 1304
ASTM E330
ASTM E547
ASTM E987
ASTM E2068
ASTM F842
ASTM E1886, ASTM E1996,
Miami Dade County
TAS 201,202,203
AAMA 1701.2
AAMA 1704
ASTM D1003
CAN/CGSB 82.1 - M89

297.1 (except 5.3 and 5.3.2.1)

CPSC 16CFR 1201 (except xenon Exposure)

Can/CGSB – 12.1–M90

AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/IS – 2/A440

CSA A440 (except 11.12) A 440SI

WDMA I.S.11

NFRC 400