Over 2 million Australian
homes trust Amplimesh…
Chances are you know someone who has one of our screens. Whether it be a family member, a friend, a work-mate, Over the last 50 years, over 2 million Australian’s have trusted Amplimesh® to secure their homes, and today we are ensuring the modern home of tomorrow is also kept safe with ongoing performance and strength testing conducted at our NATA approved facility.
Amplimesh® security screens are rigorously tested to ensure they meet relevant Australian and industry standards including:
Australian Standard AS5039-2008 & AS5041-2003 – Security Testing. Amplimesh® products are subjected to a rigorous regime of impact tests, jemmy attacks and pull testing under this standard, to ensure that the inherent strength and structural integrity of the manufactured security product is maintained.
Australian Standard AS5039-2008 & AS5041-2003 – Grille Shear Test. SecuraMesh® Grilles are tested for material hardness under this standard, to ensure the force required to sever the cords of SecuraMesh® grilles meet or exceed the requirements of the standard.
Australian Standard AS5039-2008 & AS5041-2003 – Knife Shear Test. SupaScreen® Stainless Steel meshes are tested for material hardness and tensile strength by subjecting the mesh to a standardised physical cutting attack, which draws a knife over the mesh a number of times.
Australian Standard AS1530.4-2005, Appendix B7 – Fire Attenuation Test. SupaScreen® Stainless Steel Security products have been tested in general accordance with this standard and when exposed to incident radiant heat SupaScreen® achieves a 41% reduction in the radiant heat flux between the inside and outside of the product.
Australian Standard AS1530.8.1-2007 – Bushfire Test. SupaScreen® Stainless Steel Security products have been tested under this standard and satisfied the requirements for Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) 40.
Australian Standard AS1170.2-2002, Clause 5.3.2 – Cyclonic Missile Impacts. In cyclonic regions windows and doors may need to be protected from flying debris, SupaScreen® Stainless Steel Security products have been tested to this standard, resisting the 4kg, 100mm x 50mm timber travelling at 15m/s.
Australian Standard AS1170.2-1989 – Cyclonic Missile Impacts. QLD Government, Design Guidelines for Aust. Public Cyclone Shelters, 2002. Department of Health, Western Australia Health Facility Guidelines for Engineering Services, 2006. SupaScreen® Stainless Steel Security products have also been tested to and satisfied the more onerous testing regime of this Standard. The same piece of timber is impacted into the screen at the faster speed of 20m/s followed by 8mm Steel balls at 30m/s followed by fatigue testing.
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