All Acme Window Hardware Ltd. Products undergo rigorous testing to ensure our products are the most reliable quality components. After being thoroughly tested in our own facilities, our products are then submitted to independent testing laboratories. These laboratories perform the necessary tests set down by both the American Architectural Manufacturers Association as well as CSA Canada. Acme Window Hardware Ltd. products not only meet all the requirements laid out, but in many cases far exceed the standards needed for certification. Listed below are the tests that our full line of products have passed.
Durability: each product has been put through tests of 8000 cycles to ensure the components functionality after repeated use of its full range of motion.
Corrosion: each product has been put through a 300 hour salt spray environment to ensure that the components will not be susceptible to rust or corrosion.
Paint: each product has been put through a paint adhesion test to ensure that painted surfaces will not flake, bubble or peel.
CSA CANADA CERTIFICATION
Forced Entry: each product has been put through forced entry tests to ensure that components will withstand applied intrusion force of significant magnitude.
Air Entry: each product has been put through high air pressure tests to ensure that components provide the necessary seal to prevent exterior winds from entering within.
For further information regarding the results from these certification tests please contact Acme Window Hardware Ltd.