Cyclones are terrifying indeed but in some countries, cyclonic weather conditions are anything but uncommon. Similarly, when it comes to Australia, cyclones and cyclonic weather conditions are almost native to the climate that the continent hosts. This is why Com-AL Windows brings in its experience and expertise in designing, testing, manufacturing, and installing cyclonic debris glass for the people living in and around Australia.


Though the tropical cyclones exhibit highly individual behaviors, they go by their common way of bringing destruction to lives and properties regardless of the places they occur. The Australian cyclones are not some exception either. The cyclones in Australia are widely common for the people living in Kimberley and Pilbara. Some other popular Australian towns and cities where cyclones are a major part of the annual events are KununurraBroome, Port Hedland, Karratha, and Exmouth.


Due to the increasing propensity of cyclones that are marked by their unpredictability, the Australian Standards has already made it mandatory for the commercial buildings of the continent to be fitted with cyclonic aluminum doors and cyclonic aluminum windows. These doors and windows are reinforced with cyclonic glass and cyclonic aluminum window extrusions that Com-AL Windows brings your way passes through a wide variety of tests including the Cyclonic Debris test. Com-AL Windows also has designed a debris-tested auto door for use in these regions.


What is a Cyclonic Debris Test?

The debris cyclonic test is a unique method, encouraged by Com-AL Windows, to test whether the windows, doors and screens to be installed in the commercial buildings that lie in the Australian regions prone to cyclones are capable enough to withstand the fierce cyclonic winds and extreme weather conditions. Furthermore, this destructive test is also designed to check whether the doors, windows, and screens to be installed in the buildings are secure against the penetration of debris that is carried by the cyclonic winds travelling at velocities close to that of the AS/NZS 1170.2.


This test recognizes a glass as a cyclonic glass by letting a missile pass through it, where a particular glass will only be able to qualify if it comes with the desired results needed to stand as cyclonic glass.


The cyclonic glasses from Com-AL Windows are also verified through the Simulated Wind Driven Debris Impact Test conducted at Azuma Design, a NATA accredited laboratory used by Com-AL Windows of 16 Madrid Place Maddington, WA.


Azuma Design, a NATA accredited laboratory in Sydney Australia


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