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.
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. We now rely on independent new testing to AS1530.8.1 undertaken 9/4/19 and 10/4/19 by BRANZ. This page will be updated with new photos when we receive the formal report.