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NEWSMAKERS:  * CladdingTest * ExcelPlas * Grenfell * Fire Cladding Solutions * JLL * QLD Safer Buildings * VBA

Re-cladding Unsafe Buildings and Recovering the Costs – with David Bannerman, lawyer, Leif Golder and Duane Loader, JLL

Combustible Cladding – What, How, Where Information Session  (Tue, 4 August 2020)

Craig Hopcraft of Fire Cladding Solutions will Provide Practical Advice about how to Address Combustible Cladding on Apartments
With 4500 apartment buildings in Victoria identified as containing combustible cladding – this session will provide helpful advice to address what steps should be taken to not only identify if your building needs to be assessed, but then what needs to happen as part of the removal and remediation process.

Combustible Building Cladding Testing 
Sampling and Testing of Aluminium Composite panels or cladding materials for flammability, composition, toxicity and flammability potential.

GRENFELL INQUIRY: Builder “Quids In” after Swapping Cladding to Cheaper but More Flammable Type (Breaking News)

Proposed New Law Causes ‘Enormous Alarm’ for People in High Rise Blocks with Dangerous Cladding  (Breaking News)

Height Access for Cladding Replacement

Rapid Testing on Aluminium Cladding to Check Flammability Potential and Composition
NATA Accredited Lab. Quick Turnaround. Reliable Service. 25 Years in Business. Site Inspection And Sample Extraction, ExcelPlas Sample NATA Testing

Impacting Build Designs Through Exterior Cladding Materials

Grenfell: Site Manager ‘Not Aware of Cladding Combustibility’ (Breaking News)

Cladding Flammability, Sampling and Analysis – CLADDINGTEST LABS
Sampling and Testing of Aluminium Composite Panels (ACP) or cladding materials for flammability, composition, toxicity and flammability potential.
Fastest Timeframes in the Industry: CLADDINGTEST takes as little as 2-5 business days from job initiation to handing over your final report.
In an industry where the usual turnaround is 2 weeks onwards, CladdingTest’s fully-equipped in-house laboratory and operational flexibility enable us to shorten our reporting timeframes allowing you to meet your cladding risk assessment deadlines early.

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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