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INDUSTRY NEWS

MCG Fireworks on Hold Over Fears for 3500m² of Flammable Cladding
https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/mcg-fireworks-on-hold-over-fears-for-3500m-of-flammable-cladding

MCG Fire Risks Probed Amid Cancellation of Fireworks
https://www.news.com.au/national/victoria/news/mcg-fire-risks-probed-amid-cancellation-of-fireworks/news

Neil Mitchell says Football Fans Deserve to Know Whether the MCG is a Fire Risk, or Not
https://www.3aw.com.au/neil-mitchell-says-fans-deserve-to-know-whether-the-mcg-is-a-fire-risk-or-not/

Achieving Compliance with Vitracore® G2 – The Most Stringently Tested Bonded Laminate
https://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/suppliers/fairview-architectural/achieving-compliance-with-vitraco

Ashley How – Head of Innovation at Fairview Discusses What are the Testing Regulations When it Comes to Bonded Laminate Cladding (Video)
https://ms-my.facebook.com/fairviewarch/videos/vitracore-g2-the-most-stringently-tested-bonded-laminate-as-the-f

True Line Cladding has Strong Pipeline of Cladding Remediation Projects and is Seeing Experienced Cladding Installers and Trade Assistants
TLC are a leading aluminium cladding company specialising in cassette cladding such as Mondor®, Vitradual® and Alfrex®
https://www.seek.com.au/job/56027930?type=standout

VBA Seeking Municipal Building Surveyor to Deliver Technical and Statutory Functions Within the Statewide Cladding Audit
https://www.seek.com.au/job/56331499?type=standout

University of Melbourne Scientists Study the Effect of Wind Speed and Direction on Cladding/Facade Fire Spread on Rectangular Buildings
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/359308106_Effect_of_wind_speed_and_direction_on_facade_fire_spread

Recycling of Combustible Cladding and its Diversion from Landfill
https://panelcycle.com.au/

‘Inappropriate’ Fire Ratings for Cladding Not Questioned by Senior Official Before Grenfell Tragedy, Inquiry Hears
https://www.bdonline.co.uk/news/inappropriate-fire-ratings-for-cladding-not-questioned-by-senior-official

Fairview Analysis – Price and Supply Constraints, and What it Means for the Building Industry
https://fv.com.au/industry-news/price-and-supply-constraints-and-what-it-means-for-you/

Grenfell Inquiry: Top Government Official Knew Cladding Dangerous Back In 1999
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnZzieflXIc

Official Denies ‘Exclusions’ from Cladding Fire Report Were Made to Hide Conflict with Government Policy
https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/news/official-denies-excisions-from-cladding-fire-report-were-made-to-hide-

Senior Official had Not Questioned ‘Inappropriate’ Fire Ratings for Cladding Before Grenfell Tragedy, Inquiry Hears
https://www.building.co.uk/news/senior-official-had-not-questioned-inappropriate-fire-ratings-for-cladding-before

Grenfell Tower Inquiry Week 68: ‘Can We Agree that was a Pretty Dangerous Thing to Have, all this Falling on One Man’s Shoulders?’
https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/insight/insight/grenfell-tower-inquiry-week-68-can-we-agree-that-was-a-prett

CLADDING CLASS ACTIONS

How to Participate in the Alucobond® Combustible Cladding Class Action
https://www.williamroberts.com.au/ArticleDocuments/333/NSD215.2019%20Main%20Notice%20and%20

How to Participate in the Vitrabond® Combustible Cladding Class Action 
https://www.williamroberts.com.au/ArticleDocuments/333/NSD940.2019 – Notice.pdf.aspx

LATEST RESEARCH

Comparison of a Standard Fire-Resistance Test of a Combustible Wall Assembly with Experiments Employing Pre-Defined Heat Release Curves
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10694-022-01226-1

Developing a Solid Decomposition Kinetics Extraction Framework for Detailed Chemistry Pyrolysis and Combustion Modelling of Building Polymer Composites
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0165237022000705

Pyrolysis and Combustion Characterisation of HDPE/APP Composites for Cladding Applications
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0165237022000699

RAPID CLADDING TESTING SERVICE

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.
https://www.claddingtest.com/

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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.
https://www.roscon.com.au/cladding_facade_audits


Step-by-Step Guide For Evaluating the Combustibility Risk of Cladding
https://www.claddingtest.com/

Australian NATA Testing Laboratory Offers Cladding Identification and Testing Services (to determine Combustibility Risk Profile)
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This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs Australia’s Largest group of Polymer Building Materials Testing Labs.
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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. 
https://www.claddingtest.com/

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