Stainless Steel Black Bushfire Mesh

Stainless steel bushfire mesh is part of the solution for your bushfire protection.

Black 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 range has been independently tested and meets the physical properties of AS3959-2018 Amdt 1.
✔ Mesh with max aperture of 2mm
✔ Corrosion resistant steel
✔ Non combustible

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 which it is fitted does not exceed 3mm

BAL 12.5 -FZ
SSWM bushfire mesh can be used to meet the requirements of AS3959-2018 Amdt 1 for BAL 12.5 -FZ, where mesh is referenced and if the prescribed construction requirements are met.

Product Specifications & Range- SSWM is Australia’s leading stockist of Stainless Steel Bushfire Mesh
Our range of black mesh is designed so there is mesh to suit any application, from soft to rigid.

Which bushfire mesh is most appropriate for your use?
The primary use of the mesh is for bushfire protection however how and where you install your mesh will determine which mesh is most appropriate.

Other Uses
EMBER STOP MESH flexi
Aperture 1.23mm Wire Diam 0.18mm
Insect Mesh
EMBER STOP MESH tough
Aperture 1.67mm Wire Diam 0.45mm
Pet Mesh
EMBER STOP MESH extreme
Aperture 1.51mm Wire Diam 0.80mm
Security Mesh

 

Australia’s largest stockist of stainless steel wire & mesh

Australia’s largest stockist of stainless steel wire & mesh
We have the largest and most comprehensive Australian stock holding of stainless steel wire and mesh in our purpose laid out warehouse with over: 350 stainless steel woven mesh specifications including mill finish, black powder coated, hollander mesh & bolting cloth in 30m, 10m, 5m & 2m rolls in varying widths

Testing / Standards

Testing / Standards
SSWM have undertaken extensive testing please refer to the Testing/Standards Tab below.

Design & Install Considerations

Design & Install Considerations
Practical information for your consideration.

Care & Maintenance

Care & Maintenance
Stainless steel is a low maintenance material, but not maintenance free. Regular cleaning is recommended to prevent the build-up of contaminants such as dirt and salt. Refer to our CARE page for further information.

Speed to Market

Speed to Market
Same day despatch when your order is received by 9am for Australia wide delivery.

What is Ember Attack?
The most common way that houses catch fire during bushfires. Research has shown that this is the cause of 80% of houses lost. Embers can enter gaps in building as small as 1.8mm, igniting timber and other materials such as leaf litter.

  • Embers are burning twigs, leaves abd pieces of debris
  • Ember attack occurs when twigs and leaves are carried by the wind and land on or around houses
  • Ember attak is the most common way houses catch fire during bushfires
  • Embers can land on top of debriss in your gutters and set fire to your house
  • Ember attack can happen before, during and after bushfire

Source: CFA

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Stainless Steel
BLACK BUSHFIRE MESH
Ember Stop

wdt_ID PRODUCT NAME PARENT CODE Product Image MESH SWG APERTURE MM WIRE DIAMETER MM GRADE APPROX % OPEN* ROLL / SHEET TECHNICAL DATA SHEET REQUEST A QUOTE ORDER ONLINE Variants
1 Ember Stop FLEXI SSWOB 01230 18 36.5 1.23 0.18 316 76 PDF Quote Order
PRODUCT CODEROLL LENGTH MWIDTH MAPPROX WEIGHT KG*REQUEST A QUOTEORDER ONLINE
SSWOB 01230 0616 30306105.5QuoteOrder
SSWOB 01230 0916 15159154QuoteOrder
SSWOB 01230 0916 30309159QuoteOrder
SSWOB 01230 1226 151512205QuoteOrder
SSWOB 01230 1226 3030122011QuoteOrder
SSWOB 01230 1556 151515507QuoteOrder
SSWOB 01230 1556 3030155014QuoteOrder
2 Ember Stop TOUGH SSWOB 01670 12 26 1.67 0.45 316 62 PDF Quote Order
PRODUCT CODEROLL LENGTH MWIDTH MAPPROX WEIGHT KG*REQUEST A QUOTEORDER ONLINE
SSWOB 01670 0196 30301907QuoteOrder
SSWOB 01670 0916 559156Quote
SSWOB 01670 0916 151591517QuoteOrder
SSWOB 01670 0916 303091534Quote
SSWOB 01670 1226 5512208Quote
SSWOB 01670 1226 3030122045Quote
SSWOB 01670 1246 55124510Quote
SSWOB 01670 1246 1515124523QuoteOrder
SSWOB 01670 1556 55155010Quote
SSWOB 01670 1556 1515155029QuoteOrder
SSWOB 01670 1246 3030124546Quote
SSWOB 01670 1556 3030155058Quote
3 Ember Stop EXTREME SSWOBS 01510 11 21 1.51 0.8 304 43 PDF Quote
PRODUCT CODESHEET LENGTH MMWIDTH MAPPROX WEIGHT KG*REQUEST A QUOTE
SSWOBS 01510 0750 200420007505.4Quote
SSWOBS 01510 0750 240424007506.5Quote
SSWOBS 01510 0900 200420009006.5Quote
SSWOBS 01510 0900 240424009007.8Quote
SSWOBS 01510 1200 2004200012008.7Quote
SSWOBS 01510 1200 24042400120010.4Quote
SSWOBS 01510 1500 20042000150010.8Quote
SSWOBS 01510 1500 24042400150013Quote
4 Ember Stop EXTREME SSWOBS 01510 11 21 1.51 0.8 316 43 PDF Quote
PRODUCT CODESHEET LENGTH MMWIDTH MAPPROX WEIGHT KG*REQUEST A QUOTE
SSWOBS 01510 0750 200620007505.4Quote
SSWOBS 01510 0750 240624007506.5Quote
SSWOBS 01510 0900 200620009006.5Quote
SSWOBS 01510 0900 240624009007.8Quote
SSWOBS 01510 1200 2006200012008.7Quote
SSWOBS 01510 1200 24062400120010.4Quote
SSWOBS 01510 1500 20062000150010.8Quote
SSWOBS 01510 1500 24062400150013Quote
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Mesh is Tested / Manufactured to:

ASTM International (formerly American Society for Testing and Materials)

✔ ASTM E2016-15 ‘Standard Specification for Industrial Woven Wire Cloth’
Manufactured to

Australian Standards
✔ AS 3959-2018 Amdt q
 ‘Construction of Buildings in Bushfire Prone Areas’ meets physical requirements of mesh
Aperture <2mm, Corrosion Resistant, Non Combustible

✔ AS/NZS 1530.3:1999
‘Simultaneous Determination of Ignitability, Flame Propagation, Heat Release and Smoke Release’
✔ FCO-3313 Rev B CSIRO Advisory Report regarding ‘Bushfire Mesh’ range & criteria of AS 3959-2018 Amdt 1
BAL 12.5 – FZ. If used in the prescribed construction manner
✔ AS 2331.3.1 2001 Neutral Salt Spray Test
1000 Hours, No Corrosion
✔ AS 5041 2003 Knife Shear Test
Passed
Technical Data Sheets
✔ Refer to SSWM Technical Data Sheets for further Standards / Testing information and which of the above are relevant to the mesh that you have selected

Stainless Steel
Woven Mesh Calculations

  • Mesh Count
  • Wire Diam mm
  • Aperture mm
  • Open Area %
  • Weight Squ m
  • Micron (if Aperture =< 1)