Stainless Steel Bushfire Mesh is part of the solution for your bushfire protection. Bushfire Mesh is installed to protect against embers penetrating gaps within a home or building during a bush fire. Ember attack accounts for 80% of houses lost during a bushfire and can travel up to 40 kilometres.
Stainless Steel Bushfire Mesh protects homes and buildings in bushfire prone areas against ember attack.
AS3959-2018 Amdt 1 Construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas
Various sections of AS3959-2018 Amdt 1 requires a mesh to be used for screens or closing gaps greater than 3mm.
SSWM Bushfire Mesh Ember Stop range has been independently tested by CSIRO and meets the physical properties of AS3959- 2018 Amdt 1.
Mesh with max aperture of 2mm
Corrosion resistant steel
Would you like a FREE copy of the AS 3959:2018?
Standards Australia and the Commonwealth Government are funding access. A great initiative in response to the 2019-2020 Black Summer Bushfires.
For no cost you can download the standard- you have until June 2021:
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SSWM bushfire mesh can be used in all applications:
– That requires gaps of greater than 3mm to be closed by a mesh (as above)
– The gaps between the perimeters of the mesh and the building element that it is fitted does not exceed 3mm
BAL 12.5 -BAL FZ
SSWM bushfire mesh can be used to meet the requirements of AS3959-2018 Amtd 1 for BAL 12.5 -FZ, where mesh is referenced and if the prescribed construction requirements are met.
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Our range is designed so there is a mesh to suit any application, from soft to rigid.
The primary use of the mesh is for protection from ember attacked during bushfires, how and where you install your mesh will determine which mesh is most appropriate.
SSWM is Australia’s leading stockist of Stainless Steel Bushfire Mesh:
– Black Bushfire Mesh Ember Stop
– Stainless Steel Bushfire Mesh Ember Stop