James Hardie Research Pty Ltd


Technical Support Group

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

13 May 1999


10 Colquhoun Street
Rosehill, NSW 2142



Mr Darren Cambey P: +61 0421099496


Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Technical Support Group

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Mechanical performance evaluation of components for building envelopes, framing and interior lining Building boards and plywood Modulus of elasticity; Modulus of rupture

ASTM D1037 section 9

Facade assemblies including interior and exterior cladding systems Load; Proof load; Structural performance evaluation; Water penetration resistance

AS/NZS 4284 section 8.1.1 items (a), (b), (c), (d) and (g)

Heat-rain performance

ASTM C 1185 to determine compliance with ASTM C 1186, 

AS/NZS 2908.2, BS EN 12467, ISO 8336, James Hardie in-house method TMR-PH

Load; Water penetration resistance Cyclic pressure; Static pressure

Building Industry Authority Verification Method NZBC E2/VM1 to determine compliance with ABCB NCC

Fastener systems Holding and withdrawal evaluation for mechanical fasteners; Lateral resistance; Nail pull resistance Not applicable

ASTM D1037 section 15 to determine compliance with ISO 8336, ASTM D1037 sections 13, 14 and 16

Wall, floor and ceiling panels Impact resistance Not applicable


Deflection; Load Not applicable

AS 1170.1,


Apparent density; Freeze-thaw performance; Geometry; Moisture content; Moisture movement - Linear expansion due to change in humidity; Soak-dry evaluation; Warm water evaluation; Water absorption; Water permeability

ASTM C 1185 to determine compliance with ASTM C 1186, 

AS/NZS 2908.2, BS EN 12467, ISO 8336

Deflection; Load; Pressure; Wind force resistance

ASTM E330, APA PRP-108 and APA PS 2

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