Testing procedures according to RAL-GZ 716


In the accredited laboratory MPK, we are able to carry out the testing procedures according to the standards by RAL-GZ 716:

1. Technical Appendix section I, part 1 to 5 (profiles)

Test Test method Corresponds to standard
Density 4-A1-2.7 DIN EN ISO 1183-1
VICAT-softening temperature 4-A1-2.1 DIN EN ISO 306 (B50)
Notched CHARPY impact toughness 4-A1-2.2 DIN EN ISO 179-1/1fA
Elastic modulus 4-A1-2.3 DIN EN ISO 178
DIN EN ISO 527-1
DIN EN ISO 527-2
Thermostability 4-A1-2.4 DIN 53381-1
DIN EN ISO 182-3
Colour 4-A1-2.5.1


4-A1-2.13.2.3

4-A1-2.13.10.3

DIN EN ISO 11664-4
ISO 4582
DIN EN 20105-A02
ISO 7724-1
ISO 7724-2
DIN EN ISO 11664-4

Appearance - delivery conditions 4-A1.2.5.2 DIN EN ISO 105-A01
Labelling 4-A1.2.5.2 DIN EN ISO 105-A01
Ouside dimensions 4-A1-2.6.1 DIN 862
Wall thickness 4-A1-2.6.1 DIN 862
Layer thickness 4-A1.2.6.2 DIN 862
Deviation from the straight line 4-A1-2.6.3 --
Mass per unit length 4-A1-2.6.4 --
Notched CHARPY impact toughness 4-A1-2.8 DIN EN ISO 179-1/1fC
Shock strength in the cold 4-A1-2.9 DIN EN 477
Change in dimension after heat storage 4-A1-2.10 DIN EN 479
Behaviour after heat storage 4-A1-2.11 DIN EN 478
Suitability for welding 4-A1.2.12 DIN EN 514
Thermostability 4-A1-2.4 DIN 53381-1
DIN EN ISO 182-3
Weather fastness 4-A1-2.13.8 DIN EN ISO 11664-4
ISO 4582
DIN EN 20105-A02
Weather proofness 4-A1-2.13.9 DIN EN ISO 291
Stiffness Factory specification
Stress cracking 4-A1-2.15
Film adhesion 4-A1.2.17 DIN EN 1372
Cross hatch 4-A1-2.16 DIN EN ISO 2409

2. Technical Appendix section II (components und methods)

Part II-a-1 Seals

TestTest methodCorresponds to standard
Density 5.5-3.2.1.2DIN EN ISO 1183-1, Procedure A
Colour 5.1-3.2.2.1DIN EN ISO 11664 Part 4
Hardness 5.1-3.2.3.2DIN ISO 48, Procedure M
Hardness 5.1-3.2.3.2DIN ISO 7619-1
TGA 5.1-3.2.4-
FT-IR 5.1-3.2.5-
Tensile test 5.1.-3.2.6.2DIN 53504
Tensile test 5.1-3.2.6.2ISO 37
Compression set 5.1-3.2.7DIN ISO 815-1
Compression set* 5.1-3.2.7DIN ISO 815-2
Behaviour after heat storage5.1-3.3DIN 53508
Mass lost after heat storage5.1-3.3.5ISO 188
Behaviour after artificial weathering5.1-3.4DIN EN 513
Ozone testing* 5.1-3.5DIN ISO 1431-1, Procedure A
Functionality of seals5.1-4

see RAL-GZ 716, Part 1

Part II-a-3 Films

TestTest methodCorrenponds to standard
Simulated weathering4-A1-2.13DIN EN 513
Fire behaviour* 4-A1-2.14DIN 4102 or
DIN EN 13501-1

Part II-a-4 Glues

TestTest methodCorresponds to standard
Adhesion (of the film at 23 °C) 4-A1-2.17DIN EN 1372
Peel test after cold storage5.3-2.3DIN EN 1372
Hydrolysis/Thermolysis5.3-2.4 and
attachment I-5.3
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Part II-b-1 Lamination Process

TestTest methodCorresponds to standard
Adhesion (of the film at 23 °C) 4-A1-2.17DIN EN 1372
Peel test after cold storage5.4-2.7DIN EN 1372
Hydrolysis/Thermolysis5.4-2.6 and
attachment I-5.3
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* in cooperation with partner institutes