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TEST PROTOCOL

RESULTS

Visible Light Transmittance, ASTM E 972 / ASTM E 1084

Visible light transmittance reduction

0.69 (percent reduction from 1/8” glass)

UV light transmittance reduction

0.82 (percent reduction from 1/8” glass)

Solar Heat Gain, NFRC 201-2004

Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC)

0.71 (SHGC)

SHGC improvement

0.17 (percent reduction from 1/8” glass)

Self Ignition Temperature, ASTM D 1929-26

Self ignition temperature

660 ° F

Rate of Burn, ASTM D 635-96

Average time of burning (ATB)

5 seconds

Average extent of burning (AEB)

1.36 inches

Smoke Density Tests of Non-Foam Plastic, ASTM D 2843-93

Percent light reduction due to smoke generated by burning specimen

0.369

 

Air Leakage, ASTM E 283

scfm

(test performed at a differential test pressure of 1.57 psf [25 mph])

Air leakage of casement window

Air leakage of casement window PLUS AEP applied to interior window

All window openings/cracks taped

0.0

0.0

Effective leakage area – 7/16”

2.1

0.1

Effective leakage area – 7/8”

8.2

0.1

Effective leakage area – 1 1/2”

19.5

0.1

Effective leakage area – 1 5/8”

21.8

0.1

 

U-Value and R-Value Comparison, NFRC 102-1004 performed by ETC Laboratories

U-value (BTU/hr-ft2-°F)

R-value (hr-ft2-°F/BTU)

Baseline (single glaze)

0.91

1.10

Shrink film installed over single glaze

0.59

1.69

Shade installed over single glaze

0.71

1.41

Lexan installed over single glaze

0.52

1.92

AEP installed over single glaze

0.31

3.23