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CCC: Additional Regulations for Architectural Laminated Glass

21. January 2016

In the fourth quarter of 2015 the AQSIQ made random inspections of architectural laminated glass used in buildings. Their findings showed higher risks than were originally accounted for in their initial certifications. Due to these results some additional regulations were implemented specifically in the areas of procurement of raw materials.

For the procurement of the intermediate layer (PVB, EVA, EN and other films) manufacturers are now required to clarify exact specifications (eg. for PVB film, the specifications should not be less than JC/T 2166-2016 “laminated glass with polyvinyl butyral (PVB) film”).

For the procurement of other raw materials manufacturers should check to make sure that they meet the GB Standard 15763.3 “safety glass for buildings – part 3: laminated glass”.

There are many other changes to the regulation which affect:

  • The storage of raw material at the factory
  • The curvature of monolithic glass
  • The factory inspection
  • The monitoring of production process
  • The product tests (especially for heat resistance according to GB 15763.3)

If manufacturers cannot provide test samples with the required size of 300mm*300mm (possibly due to technical limitations), test samples up to 300mm*500mm can now be accepted. Larger test samples cannot be accepted due to the limits of the testing equipment.

The certification authority the CQC may also request additional random sample tests to be done at a later time to test for heat resistance and humidity resistance of the construction steel for monolithic glass.

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About the author: Julian Busch is founder and managing director of MPR China Certification GmbH
Publisher: MPR China Certification GmbH

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