James Cook University


Cyclone Testing Station

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

10 Apr 2008


Cyclone Testing Station, College of Science and Engineering, James Cook University
Douglas, QLD 4814



Mr Simon Ingham P: +61 (07) 47814722


Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Cyclone Testing Station

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Mechanical performance evaluation of components for building envelopes, framing and interior lining Facade assemblies including interior and exterior cladding systems; Fastener systems; Garage and other large access doors; Roof, floor and wall framing assemblies Deflection; Impact resistance; Load; Pressure; Proof load; Surface compression Not applicable AS/NZS 1170.0;
AS/NZS 1170.1;
AS/NZS 1170.2;
AS 1562.1;
AS/NZS 1562.2;
AS 1562.3;
AS 1720.1 Appendix D;
AS 3600 Appendix B;
AS 3623 Section 5.2;
AS 4040.0;
AS 4040.1;
AS 4040.2;
AS 4040.3;
AS 4100 Sections 3 and 17;
AS/NZS 4504.1-1998;
AS/NZS 4504.2-1998;
AS/NZS 4505 Section 7, Appendices A & B;
AS/NZS 4600 Section 6.2;

CTS Draft Guide to LHL Cyclic Testing;
CTS Technical Note No. 4 - Simulated Windborne Debris Impact Testing of Building Envelope Components;

National Construction Code (NCC) - Building Code of Australia (BCA) -
Volume One Part B1.2 and Specification B1.2,
Volume Two Part (f);

Technical Record TR440 - Guidelines for the Testing and Evaluation of Products for Cyclone Prone Areas;

Queensland Government Department of Public Works - Design Guidelines for Queensland Public Cyclone Shelters - Section 3.2 (a) and (b), Appendix 1

Impact resistance tests up to 45 m/s

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