ROOF TESTING AND CERTIFICATION
Gerard tiles are consistently tested for quality consistency in both our own laboratories and independent testing stations. Tiles from every batch produced every day are picked at random and tested to ensure our quality standards are met in a series of measures. For international certification, independent external laboratories test Gerard tiles and accessories to ensure they meet the high standards set by them and by countries around the world.
Resistance to Impact of Hailstones test – by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Australia. (AHI 9.1)
High Speed Dynamic Rain Penetration and High Wind loading Tests – by the Construction Research Laboratory Inc, Florida, USA. (AHI 2.1.1)
British Board of Agreement, assessment of products for construction – Certificate No: 99/3568 March 1999. & 99/3568 March 1999.
Thermal properties with and without underlays (sarking). Tests by the AHI Technical Centre, New Zealand. (AHI 2.5.2, 3.63)
Concentrated Force on Roofing Tiles in Australian Standard 1562. Rule 5.2, 1973 by the Cyclone Testing Station, Australia. (AHI 2.2.2, 2.1.9)
Rainwater run-off is well within the lower limits of the World Health Organisation’s standards. Tests by Water Science Laboratories, Australia.
Otto Graf Institute, Germany – Resistance to flying fires and radiant heat, Cert. No: DIN4102/7 October 2000
Wakefield Laboratories Limited of New Zealand – Simulated Earthquake Test 1969. (AHI 2.5.34)
HURRICANE AND WIND RESISTANCE
Hurricane tested by the Construction Research Laboratory Inc., Miami, Florida, USA (AHI 2.1.1)
ALWAYS CHECK THE BACK OF YOUR TILES FOR THE GERARD LOGO
IF IT’S NOT THERE, IT’S NOT #GENUINEGERARD
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