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


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 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.