IGMA 2018 Winter Conference: focus on certification

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At last week’s IGMA Winter Conference, the focus was mainly on certification and testing, with regards to laminated specialty products, tempered glass and coated tempered glass, labelling and sealants.

The IGMA 2018 Winter Conference discussed safety, quality, and oversized IGU's
The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) 2018 Winter Conference took place in Tucson, Ariz., last week. The board meeting took place on Wednesday, followed by the president’s welcome reception. Thursday kicked off with a meeting of the certification committee.
John Kent, president of Administrative Management Systems (AMS), gave an update from the Safety Glazing Certification Council (SGCC), which is developing an online training tool to outline how to run safety tests correctly. SGCC plans to launch the training tool before its next meeting in October. The council will also consider integrating quality system requirements with existent testing and sampling requirements.
SGCC will also consider further defining laminated specialty products. Simplifying labelling is also on the horizon, based on a response from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission that the current labelling procedures could cover more topics than necessary.
The group is also kicking off a voluntary pilot study to review equivalency of tempered glass and coated tempered glass testing.
The Insulating Glass Certification Council (IGCC) will look at which internal components should be tested according to the e2190 series of test standards.
“We’ve been wrestling with guidelines to identify which ones should be tested,” said Kent. “We’re looking at testing worst-case and highest-produced products for grilles, decorative inserts, blinds and the other category.”
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