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AMCA 540

Test Method for Louvers Impacted by Wind Borne Debris

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Organization: AMCA
Publication Date: 1 January 2013
Status: active
Page Count: 23
scope:

The scope of this standard is for impact testing of louvers used on the outside of buildings as required by the ICC International Building Code [3] and the ICC International Residential Code [4].

The following precautionary statement pertains only to the test method portion, Section 5, of this specification: 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of the regulatory limitations prior to use.

Purpose

The purpose of this standard is to establish uniform methods for laboratory testing of louvers that are impact tested with the large missile described in ASTM E 1996-04 [1] and E 1886-05 [2].

Document History

AMCA 540
January 1, 2013
Test Method for Louvers Impacted by Wind Borne Debris
The scope of this standard is for impact testing of louvers used on the outside of buildings as required by the ICC International Building Code [3] and the ICC International Residential Code [4]....
540
January 1, 2008
Test Method for Louvers Impacted by Wind Borne Debris
The purpose of this ANSI accredited standard is to establish uniform methods for laboratory testing of louvers that are impact tested with the large missile described

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