The impact resistance according to DIN EN 14351-1 is a characteristic for the serviceability of glazed exterior doors with a risk of injury.
According to the product standard, this verification is only necessary for glass doors with a risk of injury.
For glazed doors intended for the passage of persons, at least class 1 according to DIN EN 13049:2003-08 should be fulfilled according to the following table 11.
In public areas, the application of class 2 according to DIN EN 13049 is recommended.
DIN EN 13049
Drop height (mm) 200 – 300 – 450 – 700 – 950
Classification DIN EN 12600 (3) 2 1
Drop height (mm) (190) – 450 – 1200
Drop heights and classifications (taken analogously from DIN EN 13049, supplemented with Table 1, DIN EN 12600:2003-04)
The procedure for impact testing and classification of flat glass is regulated in DIN EN 12600.