The Shard Shortlisted for Stirling Prize

One of London’s modern architectural structures has been nominated for the 2014 RIBA Stirling Prize. The Shard has already previously won the RIBA London Award as well as the RIBA National Award. Wintech Engineering were required to provide CWCT Section 9 Hose Testing to various areas of the glazed façade during construction of the iconic building. http://www.architecture.com/StirlingPrize/RIBAStirlingPrizeShortlist2014.aspx […]

Read More…

Win Tech with Wintech

The FIT Show 2014 is creeping closer and this year the Wintech Engineering stand is not to be missed as we’ll be giving visitors the chance to win an iPad Mini! Wintech will be holding LIVE demonstrations of testing Windows, Doors and Glass at Stand 124, Hall 1 for the duration of the 3-day FIT Show (10th-12th June […]

Read More…

Wintech on YouTube

With well over 5,000 views of our testing videos online, take a look at our most recent addition to Wintech Engineering’s YouTube channel; Bi-Fold Door Cyclic Testing. Wintech have modified and extended their cyclic door test rig to cater for the ever-growing demand of testing larger door-sets such as bi-fold and double doors. The video shows a Bi-fold door supplied by Veka UK tested […]

Read More…

The Force of a Punch

A unique series of tests were carried out at Wintech Engineering Limited which involved developing bespoke methods of impact testing of emergency exit devices. Safe T System Limited are an international company that distribute On-Glass Emergency Exit Systems products worldwide. The tests carried out by Wintech assessed the effects on various glass thicknesses using different Safe T Punch tools; STP30N and STP40N. […]

Read More…

CE Marking – Are You Ready?

As of July 1st 2013, CE Marking, will be a legal requirement under the Construction Product Regulation (CPR). As a Notified Body, Wintech Engineering Ltd will be able to provide required testing for windows, doors, glass and curtain walling to enable our clients to use the obtained test data to satisfy their CE Marking requirements. […]

Read More…

FIT Show 2013

Wintech Engineering Ltd will be exhibiting at the annual FIT Show 2013. The FIT Show (Fabricator and Installer Trade) is a 3-day exhibition held at the Telford International Centre connecting the biggest names in glass and glazing from across the UK. It is the UK’s only national show for the window, door and conservatory trades […]

Read More…

Wintech sets sail

Following on from its recent restoration and successful re-opening in April 2012, Wintech Engineering was pleased to have provided independent expert test witnessing during the weathertightness testing of the glass facade situated directly beneath the 19th Century Cutty Sark clipper ship in Greenwich, London. […]

Read More…

Wintech achieves new heights

Following on from the successful completion and official opening of The Shard Building in Central London, Wintech Engineering is pleased to announce its involvement in the requirement for water testing during the construction process. CWCT Section 9 Hose Testing was successfully carried out by Wintech Engineering to various areas of the glazed facade earlier in […]

Read More…

An insight into CE Marking

CE Marking is mandatory throughout Europe and in order to prove compliance with the Construction Products Directive (CPD), products require testing to be carried out by a Notified Body. CE Marking is, however, currently not mandatory for the UK market, but will become a legal requirement in the UK from July 2013. Wintech Engineering Limited […]

Read More…