News from certification bodies: SKH and SKG-IKOB
In this section you can read news from our licensees: accredited certification bodies licenced to certify companies on KOMO’s behalf. In this edition, the Foundation for the Certification and Inspection of Timber, Timber Products and Timber Construction (SKH) includes details about the finishing of facade carpentry in separate parts, and top Dutch certification Organisation for the Building and Real Estate Sector (SKG-IKOB) covers the renewed Assessment Directive 5212.
SKH project manager Robert Daamen reports that SKH and SGK-IKOB are working with various market parties to revise the Assessment Directives 1330 (bonding of brick strips). “A good product alone offers no guarantee whatsoever if it is not used for the correct application, or if processing instructions are not followed. Using the correct method to process a glue is a condition that must be met if high quality is to be delivered. The new Assessment Directives 1330 (01-02) not only look at the quality of the glue, but also check the way it is applied”, says Daamen. If the SKH review is positive, the processor receives a KOMO process certificate. The new Assessment Directive series:
- 1330-01 sets requirements for cement-based bonding of (stone) strips.
- 1330-02 sets requirements for elastic bonding of (stone) strips.
- 1330-03 provides directives for applying (stone) strips in factories.
- 1330-04 describes directives for applying (stone) strips at the building site.
Bonding on paint layers
“SKH is also working on determining a protocol regarding Single Part Production, the finishing of facade carpentry in separate parts. The protocol serves to provide clarity on the steps to be followed during Single Part Production where individual parts of facade carpentry are given a (first) paint layer, the parts are ‘forced’ dried and afterwards the element is assembled. The bonding then takes place on the applied paint layer or paint layers.”
SKG-IKOB: Assessment Directive 5212 renewed
“The Assessment Directive 5212 has been renewed”, says Sander Luiten, Commercial Manager at SKG-IKOB. “This renewal consists firstly of the names.” The document containing the requirements for operational management, internal quality, the number of inspections and the Building Decree references is the Assessment Directive 5212-0, the KOMO Assessment Directive for zinc, copper and leaded roof, facade and gutter constructions. The Assessment Directive 5212-1 includes the KOMO Assessment Directive for the installation of zinc or copper roof, facade and gutter constructions. The Assessment Directive 521202 includes the KOMO Assessment Directive for the installation of a leaded roof, facade and gutter constructions.
Finally, the Assessment Directive 5212-3 is the KOMO Assessment Directive for the installation of zinc, copper and lead roof, facade and gutter constructions on monuments.
All documents included in the Assessment Directive 5212 are now available and downloadable on the SKG-IKOB website. These documents are also found on the KOMO website.
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