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Expanded Polystyrene is Just as Deadly as ACP Cladding in a Fire

Director of Grenfell Firm Kingspan Quits After Evidence it Used Outdated Fire Tests (Share Price Drops)
Peter Wilson to leave Kingspan, which made combustible insulation installed on Grenfell tower.
The move came as Gene Murtagh, the chief executive, told staff the company was trying to ensure “weaknesses in our testing and marketing of K15 can never be repeated”, admitting in an email “undeniable historic shortcomings”. Kingspan has an annual turnover of €3.5bn and its share price has fallen 15% in the last month.

Kingspan Sheds €3.5bn in Value Since Starting Evidence to Grenfell Inquiry Last Month

Celotex Manager Quizzed Over Suffolk Firm’s ‘Misleading’ Marketing of Insulation Used on Grenfell

Grenfell: Architect’s Confidence in Celotex Insulation ‘A Major Failure’

Grenfell: Celotex Growth Drive Led to Sale of PIR Insulation Above 18m

Grenfell Cladding Firm Arconic Chief is a Part-time Fireman in France but he STILL Won’t Speak to Inquiry as he Uses Obscure Law to Not take the Stand

UK: £30m Fund for Flats with Dangerous Cladding

UK: £30,000,000 for Fire Alarms in Flammable Homes a ‘Sticking Plaster’ in Cladding Crisis


New Non-Combustible Zincanneal Aluminium Cladding Panel Passes CSIRO Fire Propagation Test AS5113.2


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Roscon is a specialist provider of property reporting and facilities management services to business in the Owners Corporation and Insurance industries
As expert consultants, Roscon can devise a solution to address any non-compliant claddings. These solutions may be far more cost effective than replacing the entire building facade.

Australian Essential Services Group are independent auditors and fire safety specialists operating nationwide
AESG’s Combustible Cladding reports assist owners in establishing the risk profile and coverage of combustible materials, as well as providing guidance and recommendations to de-risk their building. AESG offer a range of reports to assist with insurance enquires, Council or VBA  Notices/Orders and pro-active investigations.

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)

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs Australia’s Largest group of Polymer Building Materials Testing Labs.

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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