CSIRO Bushfire Testing

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

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Ignition of the Sacrificial Grate

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

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 * Please note that CSIRO have discontinued appraisal updates.  We now rely on independent new testing undertaken 9/4/19 and 10/4/19 by BRANZ, an accredited laboratory in accordance with AS1530.8.1:2018.   This page will be updated with new photos when we receive the formal report. 

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The Weepa range is subject to Intellectual Property Rights. Aust Pat Nos 713335, 762230, 2007237177, 2007215369, 2008271915, 2013211506. Aust Pat Aps 2018902177, 2019900971. International PCT AU2007/000004, PCT AU2014/000123, PCT AU2019/050629. NZ Pat No 567674. NZ Pat Ap 716834. Sth African Pat No 2008/03841. US Pat Nos 8171677, 14/908620. Canadian Pat Nos 2629033,2916320.UK Pat No1984580.Des Reg137021,150609,156915.Aust TM 775282,NZ TM 961710,US TM 1145302.