Ember attack is 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 buildings as small as 1.8mm, igniting timber and other materials such as leaf litter.
Embers are burning twigs, leaves and pieces of debris
Ember attack occurs when twigs and leaves are carried by the wind and land on or around houses
Ember attack is the most common way houses catch fire during bushfires
Embers can land on top of debris in your gutters and set fire to your house
Ember attack can happen before, during and after the bushfire
WHY BUSHFIRE MESH IS PART OF YOUR SOLUTION AGAINST EMBER ATTCK
Bushfire Mesh is installed to protect against embers pen- etrating 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.
AS3959-2018 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 proper- ties of AS3959 – 2018.
✔ Mesh with max aperture of 2mm
✔ Corrosion resistant steel
✔ Non combustible
WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY
We have a very diverse customer base from residential, community, industrial / agriculture & architects / engineers. We also have a strong presence in various industry sectors from construction to defence, energy and government.
John Newman Morris- Residential Bushfire Mesh
We recently renovated a rural property and installed Stainless Steel Bushfire Mesh. The SSWM team were a pleasure to deal with helpful and efficient. We now have a fantastic product installed and I would have no hesitations in recommending SSWM.
SSWM Bushfire Mesh has been installed in 450 projects, 12 000 metres, since 2010.
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