Wall Panel Testing


FET has become a major resource for testing in the Wall Panel Industry.  Testing standards range from typical air and water testing to fatigue type structural testing and rain screen system performance.

The list below is a sample of our wall panel testing services.
If you require a Test that is not listed below please contact us at 412-751-4001.

ASTM E72
Structural Performance Test
Standard Test Methods of Conducting Strength Tests of Panels for Building Construction
ASTM E283
Air Infiltration Test
Standard Test Method for Determining Rate of Air Leakage Through Exterior Windows, Curtain Walls, and
Doors Under Specified Pressure Differences Across the Specimen
ASTM E330
Structural Performance Test
Standard Test Method for Structural Performance of Exterior Windows, Doors, Skylights and Curtain Walls
by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference
ASTM E331
Water Penetration Test
Standard Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference
ASTM E564
Shear Resistance Test
Standard Practice for Static Load Test for Shear Resistance of Framed Walls for Buildings
ASTM E1886 / E1996
Impact Test
Standard Test Method for Performance of Exterior Windows, Curtain Walls, Doors, and Impact Protective
Systems Impacted by Missile(s) and Exposed to Cyclic Pressure Differentials
SSTD 12Impact Resistance TestSBCCI test method for determining impact resistance from windborne debris
TAS 201
Impact Test
Procedures for conducting the impact test of materials as required by the Florida Building Code
TAS 202
Air, Water and Structural Testing
Procedures for conducting a uniform static air pressure test for materials and products such as wall
cladding, glass block, exterior doors, garage doors, skylights, exterior windows, storm shutters, and any other external
component which help maintain the integrity of the building envelope
TAS 203
Cyclic Structural Test
Procedures for conducting the cyclic wind pressure loading test required by the Florida Building Code,
Building and TAS 201-94.
AAMA 501.1
Dynamic Water Penetration Test
Test method for water penetration of window, walls, doors using Dynamic Pressure
AAMA 501.6 Seismic Test Dynamic test method for determining the seismic drift causing fallout from a wall system
AAMA 501.2
Field Water Test
Water Leakage Field check of installed storefronts, walls & sloped glazing systems
AAMA 508
Test for Pressure Equalized Rain Screen Systems
Specification for pressure equalized rain screen wall cladding systems
AAMA 509
Test for Rain Screen Systems
Test and Classification method for drained and back ventilated rain screen wall cladding systems