BAL Ratings Aluminium

Southern Star Aluminum Windows and Doors has a range of fully tested bushfire rated windows and doors, designed to help protect your home without compromising functionality or style. For more information about the products available, contact us on 1300 733 599 or info@www.windowsanddoors.build.

The table below details a range of Aluminium products that can be installed in bushfire rated areas.

WINDOW TYPE

BAL-LOW

BAL – 12.5

BAL - 19

BAL - 29

BAL - 40

FZ

Aluminium Sliding Window

OK

OK

Glass<400 to be 4mm Tough

Aluminium Mesh flyscreens to all Openings

OK

Glass<400 to be 5mm Tough

All other glass to be toughened

Stainless steel or aluminium mesh flyscreens to all openings

OK

Glass minimum 5mm Toughened. Not within 400mm of horizontal surface

Stainless steel mesh flyscreens to all openings

OK

 

100 Series Aluminium Sliding Window (ASW100)

 

Glass 6mm

200 Series Sliding Window (ASW200)

6mm Glazed – 6mm clear toughened glass

 

NO

Aluminium Awning Window – Single Glazed

OK

OK

Glass<400 to be 4mm Tough

Alumium mesh flyscreens to all Openings

OK

Glass<400 to be 5mm Tough

All other glass to be toughened

Stainless steel or aluminium mesh flyscreens to all openings

OK

Glass minimum 5mm Toughened. Not within 400mm of horizontal surface

Stainless steel mesh flyscreens to all openings

OK

100 Series Aluminium Awning Window (AAW100)

Glass 6mm

NO

Aluminium Awning Window – Double Glazed

OK

OK

Glass<400 to be 4mm Tough

Aluminium mesh flyscreens to all Openings

OK

Glass<400 to be 5mm Tough

All other glass to be toughened

Stainless steel or aluminium mesh flyscreens to all openings

OK

Glass minimum 5mm Toughened. Not within 400mm of horizontal surface

Stainless steel mesh flyscreens to all openings

OK

200 Series Awning Window (AAW200)

18mm Double Glazed – 6mm clear toughened glass / 6mm / 6mm clear toughened glass

NO

Aluminium Double Hung Window

OK

OK

Glass<400 to be 4mm Tough

Aluminium mesh flyscreens to all Openings

OK

Glass<400 to be 5mm Tough

All other glass to be toughened

Stainless steel or aluminium mesh flyscreens to all openings

OK

Glass minimum 5mm Toughened. Not within 400mm of horizontal surface

Stainless steel mesh flyscreens to all openings

TBC

NO

Aluminium Casement Windows

OK

OK

Glass<400 to be 4mm Tough

Aluminium mesh flyscreens to all Openings

OK

Glass<400 to be 5mm Tough

All other glass to be toughened

Stainless steel or aluminium mesh flyscreens to all openings

OK

Glass minimum 5mm Toughened. Not within 400mm of horizontal surface

Stainless steel mesh flyscreens to all openings

TBC

NO

Aluminium Sliding Doors – Single Glazed

OK

OK

Glass Minimum 4mm Tough

OK

Glass Minimum 5mm Tough

OK

Glass Minimum 6mm Toughened

OK

100 Series Aluminium Sliding Door(ASD100)

6mm Glass

200 Series Sliding and Stacker Doors (ASD200)

6mm clear toughened glass

NO

Aluminium Sliding Doors – Double Glazed

OK

OK

Glass Minimum 4mm Tough

OK

Glass Minimum 5mm Tough

OK

Glass Minimum 6mm Toughened

TBC

NO

Aluminium Bi-fold Doors – Single Glazed

OK

OK

Glass Minimum 4mm Tough

OK

Glass Minimum 5mm Tough

OK

Bottom 400mm to be glazed with 6mm fibre cement sheet. Minimum 6mm toughened glass.

TBC

NO

Aluminium Bi-fold Doors – Double Glazed

OK

OK

Glass Minimum 4mm Tough

OK

Glass Minimum 5mm Tough

OK

Bottom 400mm to be glazed with 6mm fibre cement sheet. Minimum 6mm toughened glass.

OK

100 Series Bifold Door (ABD100)

24mm Double Glazed – 6mm clear toughen glass / 12mm / 6mm clear toughened glass.

NO

Aluminium French Doors – Single Glazed

OK

OK

Glass Minimum 4mm Tough

OK

Glass Minimum 5mm Tough

OK

100 Series Aluminium French Door (AFD100)

6mm Glass

OK

200 Series Aluminium French Door (AFD200)

6mm Glass

NO

Aluminium French Doors – Double Glazed

OK

OK

Glass Minimum 4mm Tough

OK

Glass Minimum 5mm Tough

OK

Bottom 400mm to be glazed with 6mm Fibre Cement Sheet

TBC

NO

Aluminium Entry (DBO)

OK

OK

Glass Minimum 4mm Tough

OK

Glass Minimum 5mm Tough

OK

Sidelights- Bottom 400mm to be glazed with 6mm Fibre Cement Sheet

TBC

NO

Meranti Timber Entry (DBO)

OK

OK

Glass Minimum 4mm Tough

OK

Must be KDHW

Glass Minimum 5mm Tough

NO

NO

NO

Flyscreens

OK

OK

Aluminium Mesh

OK

Stainless steel or aluminium mesh

OK

Stainless steel or aluminium mesh

OK

With BAL40 Rated Products

NO

Flydoors

OK

Heavy Duty or Safety Door ONLY, Aluminium Mesh

Heavy Duty or Safety Door ONLY

Stainless steel or aluminium Mesh

Safety Door ONLY, Stainless steel or aluminium mesh

OK

With BAL40 Rated Products

NO

Aluminium Fixed Window

OK

OK

Glass<400 to be 4mm Tough

OK

Glass<400 to be 5mm Tough

All other glass to be toughened

OK

Glass minimum 5mm Toughened. Not within 400mm of horizontal surface

200 Series Fixed Window (AAW200)

18mm Double Glazed – 6mm clear toughened glass / 6mm / 6mm clear toughen glass

 

300 Series Fixed Window (AAW300)

 

24mm Double Glazed – 6mm clear toughened glass / 12mm / 6mm clear toughened glass.

 

NO

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