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NEWSMAKERS  * Aluminium Cladding * Atlas Steels * Cladding Safety Victoria * CSV * CladdingTest * CCN * CodeMark * ExcelPlas * Fairview * Frances Brill * FV * Grenfell * HVG Facades * Kingspan * NSW Cladding Debacle * OCN * Scotland * Strata Owners Corporation * University of Sydney * VBA * Vitrabond® * William Roberts


Combustible Cladding Ban for High Rises Announced in Scotland (Breaking News)

An Alternative Solution for the Challenges of Single Stairways in High-Rise Buildings with Combustible Cladding

Over 1,000 Strata Plan Customers Save Almost $11M in Cladding Rectification Funding Thanks to CSV

LEGAL ADVICE – ‘How to Respond to Cladding Rectification Notices and Orders in Victoria’ – Updated

Bonded Laminates Clause: Its Importance in the NCC and Building Industry in Relation to Non-Combustible Cladding

‘Cladding and Community’ –  Special Feature Article [PDF]

Low-Risk Buildings Left Behind in NSW’s Re-cladding Initiative (Breaking News)

University of Sydney Ordered to Strip Combustible Cladding from $385 Million Campus Building (Breaking News)

Decay, Delay and Deregulation: What We Have Learnt from the Grenfell Inquiry

Cause of Fire in RUSSIA’S AIR-DEFENSE RESEARCH FACILITY: “Old Wiring and Flammable Plastic Cladding”

Insurance Journal – UK Homebuilders Commit More Than £2B to Fix Fire Safety Issues

The Times View on Cladding: Moral Obligation

Urgent Testing of Suspect Cladding
ExcelPlas use a range of analytical techniques to assist all stakeholders (Building Owners, Insurers, Fire Engineers, Facility Management, Body Corporate) to better understand the composition, flammability potential and risk profile of questionable aluminium cladding.
Fastest Timeframes
ExcelPlas takes as little as 2-5 business days from initiation to handing over your final report.
In an industry where the usual turnaround is 2 weeks onwards, ExcelPlas’ operational flexibility and in-house laboratory enable us to shorten our reporting timeframes allowing you to meet your deadlines early.


How to Participate in the Alucobond® Combustible Cladding Class Action

How to Participate in the Vitrabond® Combustible Cladding Class Action – Notice.pdf.aspx


VBA Seeking Cladding Communications and Media Officer
The fast-paced Cladding branch is seeking an experienced Communications and Media Advisor to provide and support communications and media initiatives for Victoria’s cladding program


Premium Testing Service for Cladding Fire Risk Assessment – ExcelPlas Cladding Testing Laboratory
Our laboratories provide specialist cladding and facades testing services, from identification, compositional analysis and combustibility risk.
Our accredited laboratories in Melbourne are renowned as the foremost lab in Australia for cladding testing.


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Step-by-Step Guide For Evaluating the Combustibility Risk of Cladding

Australian NATA Testing Laboratory Offers Cladding Identification and Testing Services (to determine Combustibility Risk Profile)

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Melbourne Testing Lab for Testing of Architectural Cladding Materials and Combustibility Risk
ExcelPlas now performs Positive Material Identification (PMI) and Combustibility Rating (CR) on architectural cladding such as Aluminium Composite Materials ACM, Aluminium Composite Panels ACP, Expanded Polystyrene Panels EPS, Polyisocyanuarate Foam Panels PIC and others.
We have extensive experience with testing of polymers and polymeric building materials.
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time.

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