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Old 4/13/18, 6:01 PM
John K. Tanner, Jr John K. Tanner, Jr is offline
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Default Astm e-1886 astm e-1996

Hello everyone,

I would like to know if ASTM E 1886 and ASTM E 1996 products for window and door openings are approved for use in High Velocity Hurricanes Zones (HVHZ); Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. Please provide any reference sources with your answer. Thank you all for your help.


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Old 4/14/18, 10:04 AM
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Bradley K. Toye, CMI Bradley K. Toye, CMI is online now
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Default Re: Astm e-1886 astm e-1996

Although the 1802 does not specifically list approved standards just for the HVHZ, only Maimi-Dade Co Approved products can be used inside the HVHZ. These do not include products with only ASTM E 1886 and ASTM E 1996 testing.

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OPTION 3: Approved impact-resistant windows and doors (must be certified to meet either Miami-Dade TAS 201, 202 and 203 or
SSTD12 or ASTM E1886 and E1996 impact tests) may be used except in HVHZ where only products tested to Miami-Dade protocols
are permitted.
http://pgtwindows.com/wp-content/upl...inal-print.pdf



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