As an Australian manufacturer, we know what our products will need to withstand the elements. All our Federation shutters are cyclone rated and have engineering certification for storm-prone locations all over Australia including Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Sydney, Darwin, Magnetic Island, Airlie Beach, Port Douglas, Mackay, and Cairns.
The independent structural product testing of our Federation adjustable blade panels by Uniquest Pty Ltd at the University of Queensland, confirmed that our shutters are structurally adequate to sustain the wind load required by AS 1170.2-1989. Their report is available for your inspection on request.
Our CycloneSafe™ roller shutters are also rated for cyclone-prone areas and have been rigorously tested for their ability to meet the demands of cyclonic winds and protect windows, interiors and inhabitants from winds, rain, and flying debris.
Tested by James Cook University, the CycloneSafe™ roller shutter is cyclone rated up to C4 T5 and complies with AS/NZS 1170.2 2011 Cyclone Standard. Professional product testing proved these shutters can be used in all Australian cyclone regions including Cyclone Region C & D C4 at 1500mm wide. Also, it has a Cyclic loading by AS 4040.3 and a Fatigue Loading Sequence and design pressure tested by AS 4055. In plain English, they are designed to keep you safe, and leading experts have verified their strength and durability.