PVC windows to date are among the most demanded in the market for the construction of new housing and reconstruction of the old. Excellent operational and functional qualities of PVC windows, their durability, economy and aesthetics are appreciated by consumers. However, PVC windows will make glad with flawless and long-lasting work only under conditions of good manufacturing and proper installation.
The reliable quality guarantee of a PVC window is its conformity to specially developed normative and technical requirements that regulates the correspondence of PVC windows to certain parameters.
What normative documents should high-quality PVC windows comply with?
The main document, which specifies the requirements for PVC windows, is DSTU B V.2.6 -15:2011 “Window and door blocks of PVC. General specifications”. All technical requirements concerning materials and production of window structure are regulated by this DSTU and are mandatory for compliance on the territory of Ukraine.
According to DSTU, an assessment of the conformity of PVC windows and components offered by the manufacturer (the processor, the dealer) is conducted by their certification. The presence of a certificate of conformity is a mandatory document, without which the company does not have the right to work in the Ukrainian market.
The verification of conformity of PVC windows to the declared standards is carried out in accordance with the Technical Regulations and includes the following indicators: resistance to static load, reliability, resistance to heat transfer, sound insulation, air permeability, strength of welded corner joints, etc. (p. 9.1 of DSTU B V.2.6 -15: 2011).
When purchasing PVC windows, be sure to familiarize yourself with the certificates of compliance for each group of elements of the PVC window, which you must be provided by the manager of the company. Certificates are documents that confirm the quality and reliability of products.
The following regulatory documents are also mandatory for the producers of PVC windows in Ukraine:
DSTU B V.2.7-242: 2010 Sealing linings for windows and doors. General technical conditions.
DSTU B V.2.7-107: 2008 Glued insulated glazing unit of construction purpose. Technical conditions.
DSTU B V.2.6-17-2000 Window and door blocks. Methods of determination of heat transfer resistance.
DSTU B V.2.6-18-2000 Window and door blocks. Methods of determination of air and water permeability.
DSTU B V.2.6-19-2000 Window and door blocks. Method of determination of sound insulation.
DSTU B V.2.6-20-2000 Window and door blocks. Method for determining the ratio of light transmittance.
DSTU B V.2.6-13-97 Locks and scaffold products. General technical conditions.
PVC windows of VIKNALAND TM
VIKNALAND TM guarantees the compliance of PVC windows and components to the requirements of the standards and specifications (DSTU) in force in Ukraine. The strictest quality control of all elements of the PVC window (PVC profile, insulated glazing unit, fittings, sealing and other components), as well as the quality of assembling of the structure is carried out at all stages of production in accordance with the Technical Regulations. The products are subject to mandatory certification in the UkrSEPRO system, which is confirmed by the availability of all necessary certificates of conformity.
To familiarize with the certificates of conformity for TM VIKNALAND products.