Testing services offered by FIW München

Thermo-technical, mechanical and chemical-analytical tests into the three areas of insulating materials for buildings, for industrial insulation and building physics and components are the main centres of focus in the FIW München's test segment. The FIW's customers include numerous international manufacturers of insulating and building materials.


Overview of services:


  • a testing, inspection and certification body (BAY 08) for the list of construction guidelines, Part A, recognised according to the state building regulation
  • a European notified testing, surveillance and certification body for thermal insulation products, doors, gates and windows according to system 1 and 3 (code 0751) in accordance with Article 11 of the Building Products Act (BauPG)
  • accredited testing laboratory according to DIN EN ISO/IEC17025/DAP-PL-3449.00 (see accreditation document from DAP, Deutsches Akkreditierungssystem Prüfwesen GmbH). This accreditation is accepted worldwide due to a multilateral agreement (MLA) between EA (European Cooperation Accreditation) and DAP and a reciprocal recognition agreement (MRA) between DAP and ILAC (International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation).
  • accredited certification body according DIN EN ISO 17065
  • keymark registered testing laboratory for the voluntary European third-party monitoring system
  • lead testing institute according to VDI 2055 (see recognition document from DIN CERTCO) for insulation systems and insulating materials for industrial installations


The certification, inspection and testing activities encompass:

  • insulation materials in accordance with DIN, EN or ISO standards and general building approvals  as well as European technical approvals (ETAs)
  • insulation materials according to AGI worksheets of the Q series
  • taking of samples for the Mineral Wool Quality Association (GGM) and EUCEB