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Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) Issues Updated Combustible Cladding Protocol (Sept. 2020)

6 Questions to Ensure a Watertight Warranty on Your Cladding Products

Combustible Sarking – the Overlooked Material with all the Emphasis on Combustible Cladding​

Is the Choice of Wall Sarking for Your Building Compliant?



ACT Seeking Senior Director Cladding Rectification Scheme (Salary: $148,991 plus superannuation)


Replacing Non-Compliant Cladding: Facade Solutions


Cheaper Flammable Cladding was Ordered for Grenfell Tower to Save Time

Grenfell Inquiry: Industry Exploited Lax Building Regulations to Sell Flammable Cladding

Boris Johnson Admits Failure to Replace Grenfell-Style Cladding is ‘Disgraceful’

Grenfell: Clerk of Works Wasn’t Monitoring Compliance of Cladding

Legal Experts Join Campaign Calling for Removal of all Dangerous Cladding by June 2022

Cladding Subcontractor Agrees Grenfell Work Was ‘Shocking’ and ‘Unacceptable’

Grenfell Insulation Chosen to Fit ‘Aspirational’ Efficiency Target, Inquiry Hears

Fire Safety In Flats – Some Implications for Occupiers, Surveyors and Mortgage Lenders

Architects Journal Special Feature on Grenfell Tower


Cladding Flammability, Sampling and Analysis Better Safeguard your Building in Faster Timeframes
At CLADDINGTEST we don’t just provide you with a laboratory analysis of the cladding material.  
We give risk categorisation and increased data on the cladding’s composition which allows you to improve your risk assessment, your reports and better safeguard the building in question.
Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) Approved 
CLADDINGTEST were one of the first commercial providers to be approved by the ICA to analyse and report on combustible cladding. 
As preferred suppliers to VBA and State Government you can feel confident in the reports.

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

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

Latest News on Combustible Polymer Cladding

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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