hurricane test

hurricane test, dynamic test

A dynamic test for windows and curtain walls simulating the forces and buffeting of a hurricane; both structural strength and water leakage are evaluated.
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Origin's double-glazed performance doors have recently passed the hurricane test in Florida, where the firm has just opened a factory, and are robust enough to keep sand, storms and suffocating heat at bay.
Click on the following for video clips of the Testing: Hurricane Test Videos: Mullion Hit (0.
Alcoa has successfully tested panels of Reynobond(R) with Kevlar(R) that have passed rigorous simulated hurricane impact tests conducted by Hurricane Test Laboratory, LLC in Florida, including the "large missile impact test," involving a 9-pound 2X4 timber traveling at 50 feet per second, as stipulated by the Miami-Dade Building Code.
Alcoa has successfully tested panels of Reynobond with KEVLAR which passed rigorous simulated hurricane impact tests conducted by Hurricane Test Laboratory, LLC in Florida including the "large missile impact test," involving a 9-pound 2X4 timber traveling at 50 feet per second, as stipulated by the Miami-Dade Building Code.
I always knew WINDOWLOCK would withstand the hurricane test.
The solar panels also had to meet stringent structural and maintenance requirements such as the Dade County hurricane test.
An air-cannon demonstration of the large-missile impact test, performed by Hurricane Test Labs of Riviera Beach, showed guests at the event that flying debris in a windstorm could crash through a standard window protected by masking tape but would not penetrate a window made of impact-resistant glass.
Most importantly, ACC SIPs have tested stronger than conventional concrete block or wood frame construction in hurricane tests and meet or surpass the most stringent wind, projectile and uplift codes in the nation levied by the 2006 Florida Building Code.