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  • Adshead Ratcliffe

    The testing that 4ward carried out was of a high standard, met deadlines and targets that were necessary and we were kept involved with regular updates as the testing progressed. The support and guidance that 4ward offered to us as…

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hEN 12004 Tile Adhesive Testing: NB 2538

hEN 12004 Tile Adhesive Testing: NB 2538

4ward Testing is pleased to announce a complete range of testing, providing comprehensive coverage of the hEN 12004:2007 standards for ceramic adhesives involved in fixing ceramic tiles to walls and floors.

Cementitious, dispersion or reaction resin Tile adhesives are covered, tested principally for bond strength using tensile pull or shear testing, with options for the effects of water immersion, temperature and freeze-thaw cycling. Other testing that may be carried out includes, open time, slip, wetting capability, deformability and chemical resistance. 4ward Testing provides extensive in-house testing environments that have been continually maintained, tested and enhanced to the highest levels standing alongside industry standard names such as Q-Lab and Instron. This laboratory environment, technical expertise, combined with our customer communication focus throughout our testing projects, has provided our clients with the ideal testing model for over 4 decades. 

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Bespoke Testing

  • Our Adaptable Laboratory specialises in Bespoke Testing and has over 50 years of experience in designing and building custom test rigs and tailor made test programmes.
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