CSIRO Bushfire Appraisal

The design of the High Performance Bushfire Weepa was the result of extensive testing undertaken at CSIRO Manufacturing & Infrastructure Technology, Ryde. The simulated bushfire exposure consisted of radiant heat and ember attack.

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The Radiant Heat Panel


Ignition of the Sacrificial Grate


Tested specimens with stainless steel mesh intact after exposure to 60-kW/m2


 * Please note that CSIRO have discontinued appraisal updates.  However, this appraisal remains valid as the Building Code and Standards against which testing was conducted remain current. 

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The Weepa range is subject to Intellectual Property Rights: Aust Pat Nos - 713335, 762230, 2007237177, 2007215369, 2008271915  Aust Pat Aps - 2013211506. International PCT AU2007/000004, PCT AU2014/000123.  NZ Pat No 567674, Sth Africa Pat No 2008/03841, USA Pat No 8171677, Canada Pat No 2629033, Germany Pat No 602007037097.3, Spain Pat No ES2491221, Italy Pat No IT1984580, France Pat No FR1984580, United Kingdom Pat No GB1984580. Des Reg 137021, 150609, 156915. Aust TM 775282, NZ TM 961710, USA TM 4457028, Europe TM 1145302.