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
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.
|EMBER STOP MESH flexi
Aperture 1.23mm Wire Diam 0.18mm
|EMBER STOP MESH tough
Aperture 1.67mm Wire Diam 0.45mm
|EMBER STOP MESH extreme
Aperture 1.51mm Wire Diam 0.80mm
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
Design & Install Considerations
Practical information for your consideration.
Speed to Market
Same day despatch when your order is received by 9am for Australia wide delivery.
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
BLACK BUSHFIRE MESH
|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||Quote||Order||
|2||Ember Stop TOUGH||SSWOB 01670||12||26||1.67||0.45||316||62||Quote||Order||
|3||Ember Stop EXTREME||SSWOBS 01510||11||21||1.51||0.8||304||43||Quote||
|4||Ember Stop EXTREME||SSWOBS 01510||11||21||1.51||0.8||316||43||Quote||
Mesh is Tested / Manufactured to:
|ASTM International (formerly American Society for Testing and Materials)
✔ ASTM E2016-15 ‘Standard Specification for Industrial Woven Wire Cloth’
✔ 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
|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
Woven Mesh Calculations
- Mesh Count
- Wire Diam mm
- Aperture mm
- Open Area %
- Weight Squ m
- Micron (if Aperture =< 1)