Standard Active Last Updated: Dec 21, 2021
ASTM E2395-21

Standard Specification for Voluntary Security Performance of Window and Door Assemblies with Glazing Impact

Abstract

This specification covers voluntary performance requirements and methods of laboratory tests for the resistance to forced entry of window and door assemblies. The capability of window and door assemblies to frustrate opportunistic entry by unskilled and semi-skilled intruders is addressed by the specification. However, detention facilities or window and door assemblies attacked by professional, sophisticated intruders are not addressed. The specified requirements are limited to window and door assemblies only as manufactured, regardless of their materials or method of manufacture. They do not include requirements for secondary or storm windows and doors, doors intended for vehicular access, or skylights. The window assemblies, sliding door assemblies, and swinging door assemblies shall be subject to forced entry test through the hand manipulation test. Assembly glazed area shall be subject to a missile impact test.

Scope

1.1 This specification covers performance requirements and methods of test for the resistance to forced entry of window and door assemblies. This specification addresses the capability of window and door assemblies to frustrate and potentially delay or deter opportunistic entry by unskilled and semi-skilled intruders. This specification does not address detention facilities or window and door assemblies attacked by professional, sophisticated intruders.

1.2 This specification is used for the testing of complete window and door assemblies including assault to the infill glazing. Direct assault to the infill glazing at the specified threat level is not included in other ASTM test methods that address fenestration security performance.

1.3 These requirements are limited to window and door assemblies only as manufactured, regardless of their materials or method of manufacture. They do not include requirements for secondary or storm windows and doors, doors intended for vehicular access, or skylights. This is a laboratory test, not a field test that simulates an installed condition.

1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses after SI units are provided for information only and are not considered standard. Certain values contained in reference documents cited and quoted herein may be stated in inch-pound units and must be converted by the user.

1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.6 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

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Details
Book of Standards Volume: 04.12
Developed by Subcommittee: E06.51
Pages: 7
DOI: 10.1520/E2395-21
ICS Code: 91.060.50