Metal and wood building materials
Under ideal conditions, building materials such as metal and wood can last indefinitely. However, construction or building defects or lack of maintenance can cause the building materials to degrade under less than ideal conditions. Therefore, it is important to check these building materials for various aspects.
Metal building products
Metal as a construction product is regulated according to the European Construction Products Regulation CPR and European harmonised specifications or national standards. The testing, inspection and certification of metal building products is a core business of Kiwa and offer the following services, among others:
Reinforcing steel and prestressing steel
Metal construction products
Pipes, containers and accessories
Thanks to our international Kiwa network, we offer our services worldwide and according to the most important quality marks, such as CE, Ü-mark, KOMO, STF, FI or voluntary marks.
Building products made of wood
The certification of wood products guarantees that the product requirements of the building authorities and the fire safety regulations are fulfilled. Therefore, not only an initial test is required, but also continuous monitoring of the manufacturer. This must be carried out by an independent and accredited notified testing body. Kiwa helps you to make the high quality of your timber construction products visible.
Our services in the field of building materials made of wood and metal
We are specialized in testing of anchors in concrete and masonry. Your partner to get trusted results on fasteners.Show
Kiwa tests, inspects and certifies reinforced steel, reinforcing bars, coils and meshes, lattice girders, de-coiled reinforcing coils.Show
Kiwa provides CE certification of wood-based panelling and claddings according to EN 14915 including fire-protected wooden panels. Kiwa is also specialized to certify wood-based elements according to some EADs (CE-marking).Show
Kiwa service is relevant for all carpentries and timber construction companies that produce nail plate trusses as supporting structures for roof constructions or as formwork girders. Kiwa certifices your nail plate binders according to EN 14250. Inspection according to special national specifications e.g. RAL-GZ 601.Show