BLOG: Australians like to buy local    

Bushfire Tests

Paarhammer windows withstand BAL-40 and the toughest Bushfire Attack Level BAL-FZ tests.

Fire safety and risk testing to  AS 1530.8.1-2007 as well as AS 1530.8.2-2007 were conducted by NATA accredited Exova Warringtonfire Melbourne, and the Paarhammer windows and doors exceeded expectations. Readings during and after the tests showed that the Paarhammer window and door system was in perfect working order, and complies with AS 3959-2009 and AS 3959-2018.  

This astonishing result was achieved with FSCĀ® (Forest Stewardship CouncilĀ®) certified Manilkara Bidentata timber, special double glazing, and seals - and the expertise of Paarhammer.


Astonishing result on BAL-FZ test

Simulating the highest level of bushfire outside, the inside of the window and weather seals showed no signs of the raging fire and heat of the test. The glass used in Paarhammer BAL-windows and doors is Schott Pyranova. Radiated heat through the window did not exceed 6kW, which is less than half of the 15kW allowed by the Australian Standard AS 3959-2009 and AS 3959-2018, and AS 1530.8.2. 

Test reports are available on request.

Watch a short video of the BAL-FZ test of our sliding door

Sign up to our Newsletter

Stay up-to-date with our news, product developments and more.

Paarhammer is a proud member of

Paarhammer Windows and Doors

Since 1990, Paarhammer windows and doors have been setting the benchmark in energy efficiency in Australia. Outstanding quality, security and design flexibility ensures architects, developers and home-owners achieve superior results and energy ratings.

Contact Us
  • Paarhammer Pty Ltd
  • 53 Haddon Drive ,
  • Ballan, Victoria, Australia 3342
  • Phone: 03 - 5368 1999