Coatings for state-of-the-art doors and windows – UNI 11717-1 standard

12 November 2020

UNI 11717-1

Coatings for state-of-the-art doors and windows

Ensure your customers state-of-the-art solutions complying with UNI 11717-1 standard. 
Minimum requirements of resistance to degradation of wood and of coating systems for wooden outdoor furniture.

The role of exterior grade coatings

During last decade, demand of wooden doors and windows frames drastically decreased in favor of plastic materials. This trend is not only driven by the economic comparison. Too often wooden doors and windows frames have shown an insufficient durability due to a wrong design. A losing game in which also a wrong coating system plays a leading role.

A standard for
high-quality doors and windows frames

UNI 11717-1 standard was created in order to define the minimum requirements of resistance to degradation of wooden substrates and of coating systems. UNI 11717-1 standard reflects the state-of-the-art, is not compulsory and it is not a certification. Renner Italia laboratory chemists took part to UNI committee debates as experts in exterior grade coatings. Compliance to this standard means to produce state-of-the-art doors and windows frames and to distinguish your own trademark for quality, seriousness and reliability.

Coatings for state-of-the-art doors and windows

Renner Italia offers you a complete range of primers, wood stains, basecoats and topcoats to carry out coating systems compliant with UNI 11717-1. Our experts take care of you during the choice of the best solutions according to exposure, wood species, design and desired durability.

Choose ultra-resistant coatings

Renner exterior grade coatings protect wood from the destroying action of solar radiation through a special barrier of absorbers and pigments capable of shielding more than 99% of the incident UV radiation. Our products comply with UNI 11717-1 standard as to the following key parameters.
PARAMETER
STANDARD REFERENCE
Specular reflection
UNI 11717-1; App. D (spectrophotometric method)
Specular reflection
UNI EN ISO 2813
Natural ageing
UNI EN 927-3
Water permeability
UNI EN 927-5
Wet adhesion
UNI 11717-1; App. E
Air inclusions/microfoam
UNI CEN/TS 16358
Artificial ageing
UNI EN 927-6
Gloss stability
UNI EN ISO 2813 + UNI EN 927-6
Colour stability
UNI EN ISO 18314-1 + UNI EN ISO 16474-2
Resistance to blocking
UNI CEN/TS 16499

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Coatings for state-of-the-art doors and windows – UNI 11717-1 standard