EN 13123-1:2001

Windows, doors and shutters - Explosion resistance - Requirements and classification - Part 1: Shock tube

Publication date:   Mar 19, 2004

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Oct 5, 2018


CEN/TC 33 Doors, windows, shutters, building hardware and curtain walling

European Norm

13.230   Explosion protection | 91.060.50   Doors and windows



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This European Standard specifies the criteria which windows, doors and shutters shall satisfy to achieve a classification when submitted to the test method described in EN 13124-1.

This European Standard concerns a method of test against blast waves generated by using a shock tube facility to simulate a high explosive detonation in the order of 100 kg to 2 500 kg TNT at distances from about 35 m to 50 m.

This European Standard is applicable to blast overpressure generated in a shock tube test facility used to simulate a high explosive detonation on windows, doors and shutters, complete with their frames and infills, for use in both internal and external locations in buildings. It gives no information on the explosion resistance capacity of the wall or other surrounding structure.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Construction products


Regulation (eu) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 march 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing council directive 89/106/eec

Life cycle


EN 13123-1:2001
90.93 Standard confirmed
Oct 5, 2018


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