Cyclonic Glass

Tempest Guard Cyclonic Glass

Cyclonic glass for region D areas, tested to NATA accredited standards

Tempest Guard™ incorporates a series of structural interlayers to achieve the extreme glass strength required for buildings located in Australia’s cyclonic regions C and D. Tempest Guard is tested to NATA accredited standards at speeds of up to 44mps as detailed in AS/NZS1170.2 and required in wind region D areas.

PROJECT SHOWCASE
Decorative Cyclonic Glass: St Mary's Cathedral, Darwin
Situated in the heart of Darwin, St Mary’s Cathedral is recognised by its 16m high parabolic arches, white porcellanite stone and eight decorative artworks produced on cyclonic glass. Making up the Bishop O’Loughlin memorial window, the artworks are the first within the cathedral to be commissioned from Indigenous artists.
Australian manufactured
Produced in Melbourne and Perth, proudly supplied right across Australia
Combine with decorative treatments
Incorporate with decorative solutions such as ImagInk, DigiGlass or Vanceva to create wide ranging aesthetic outcomes
AS/NZS 1170.2 certified
NATA certified at speeds of up to 44mps as detailed within the cyclonic glass requirements of AS/NZS1170
Tempest Guard Cyclonic Glass

Double Glazing Performance Data

COLOUR*
THICKNESSS
VISIBLE
U VALUE**
SHGC
SOLAR (TRANS)
SC
Ultra Cool-E#2
4+12+4
70
1.34
0.32
30
0.37
Grey
4+12+4
44
1.34
0.29
20
0.33
Bronze
4+12+4
48
1.34
0.3
21
0.35
Ultra Cool-E#2
6+12+6
69
1.33
0.32
29
0.37
Green
6+12+6
58
1.33
0.31
21
0.36
Grey
6+12+6
34
1.33
0.25
15
0.29
Bronze
6+12+6
35
1.33
0.25
15
0.29
Dark Grey
6+12+6
6
1.33
0.11
3
0.12
Ultra Cool-E#2
8+12+8
68
1.32
0.32
28
0.37
Ultra Cool-E#2
10+12+10
67
1.31
0.32
27
0.37
* Colour is the external panel of glass. Internal panel is the Ultra Light-E soft coat, unless otherwise stated.
** U Values based on argon filled units. The performance values shown above represent nominal values. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further details regarding stated performance values of insulated glazing units.
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Tempest Guard Cyclonic Glass

Double Glazing Performance Data

COLOUR*
THICKNESSS
VISIBLE
U VALUE**
SHGC
SOLAR (TRANS)
SC
Ultra Light - E#2
4+12+4
81
1.4
0.58
54
0.67
Grey
4+12+4
51
1.4
0.43
36
0.49
Green
4+12+4
72
1.4
0.44
37
0.5
Bronze
4+12+4
55
1.4
0.45
39
0.52
Ultra Light - E#2
5+12+5
80
1.39
0.57
53
0.66
Grey
5+12+5
45
1.39
0.39
32
0.45
Green
5+12+5
69
1.39
0.41
34
0.47
Bronze
5+12+5
49
1.39
0.42
35
0.48
Ultra Light - E#2
6+12+6
79
1.39
0.57
51
0.65
Grey
6+12+6
39
1.39
0.36
28
0.41
Green
6+12+6
67
1.39
0.39
31
0.44
Bronze
6+12+6
44
1.38
0.39
31
0.44
* Colour is the external panel of glass. Internal panel is the Ultra Light-E soft coat, unless otherwise stated. ** U Values based on argon filled units. The performance values shown above represent nominal values. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further details regarding stated performance values of insulated glazing units.
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Tempest Guard Cyclonic Glass

Double Glazing Performance Data

COLOUR*
THICKNESSS
VISIBLE
U VALUE**
SHGC
SOLAR (TRANS)
SC
Ultra Plus 50
6+12+6
49
1.296
0.22
19
0.25
Ultra Plus 60
6+12+6
59
1.295
0.26
23
0.3
Ultra Plus 70
6+12+6
67
1.294
0.28
26
0.32
* Colour is the external panel of glass. Internal panel is the Ultra Light-E soft coat, unless otherwise stated. ** U Values based on argon filled units. The performance values shown above represent nominal values. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further details regarding stated performance values of insulated glazing units.
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Tempest Guard Cyclonic Glass

Double Glazing Performance Data

COLOUR*
THICKNESSS
VISIBLE
U VALUE**
SHGC
SOLAR (TRANS)
SC
Ultra Pro - 61
6+12+6
60
1.325
0.3
27
0.35
Ultra Pro - 72
6+12+6
71
1.34
0.35
31
0.4
* Colour is the external panel of glass. Internal panel is the Ultra Light-E soft coat, unless otherwise stated. ** U Values based on argon filled units. The performance values shown above represent nominal values. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further details regarding stated performance values of insulated glazing units.
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Anti-slip Performance Data

PATTERN*
COLOUR
COVERAGE
SLIP RATING**
APPLICATION
MAX SIZE
3mm Dot Inverted
White
40%
P5
Outdoors
2450 x 4800
3mm Dot
White
60%
P5
Outdoors
2450 x 4800
3mm Dot
White
50%
P4
Indoors
2450 x 4800
3mm Dot
White
40%
P4
Indoor
2450 x 4800
*Standard pattern range. Custom patterns and colours are available however will require slip testing to approved standards.
** Tested with wet pendulum test according to AS 4586:2013, slip resistance classification of new pedestrian surface materials.

Whisper sound reduction index

Whisper double glazed units
THICKNESS (MM)
RW
C
CTR
3+12+6.76
38
-1
-5
12.76+20+8.76
50
-2
-5
14.76+20(Ar90)+10.76
51
-1
-5
3+12+8.76
38
-1
-5
6+12+6.76
41
-2
-5
6+12+8.76
41
-1
-5
6+12+10.76
42
-2
-5
8+12+6.76
42
-1
-4
8+12+8.76
44
-1
-4
6.76+12+6.76
43
-1
-5
12.76+12+16.76
49
-1
-5
Whisper single laminate
THICKNESS (MM)
RW
C
CTR
6.76
36
-1
-3
8.76
3
-1
-3
10.76
38
-1
-3
12.76
39
-1
-3
16.76
41
-1
-3
20.76
43
-1
-3
24.76
44
-1
-3
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Product information

For projects located in Australian wind regions C and D, Tempest Guard is the ultimate solution for builders and architects seeking robust cyclonic protection. NATA credentials include full certification for withstanding wind speeds of up to 44 meters per second, as per AS/NZS1170.2:2011, including impacts from a 4kg piece of timber and an 8mm steel ball.

Tempest Guard must be installed in an approved cyclonic framing system to ensure full compliance with AS/NZ1170.2. Current certification covers the Capral 400 series framing systems, however compatibility with other aluminium framing systems can be easily achieved via additional certification.

With a maximum panel size of 2450 x 5000mm Tempest Guard offers versatility to builders and architects in creating cyclone-resistant structures.

FEATURES
  • Certified cyclonic glass for use in Australian wind regions C and D up to wind speeds of 44m/s
  • Weather-tight seal maintains structural integrity after debris impact
  • Eliminates the need for storm shutters.
  • Range of thicknesses from 12.56mm to 16.54mm.
  • Certified for Capral 400 series, additional certification available
  • Available in Low-E configurations
MAXIMUM PANEL SIZE
  • 2450x5000mm
CONFIGURATIONS
  • 2450x5000mm
  • Clear
  • Low iron
  • Tinted
  • IGU
  • Fire rated
  • ImagInk

THICKNESS
  • 19mm

HOW TO SPECIFY
To provide the most accurate specification for your project, please complete a specification request with your requirements. If you would prefer to speak directly with our technical sales team, please contact us on 1300 040 799, or email info@coolingbros.com.au

Product information

For projects located in Australian wind regions C and D, Tempest Guard is the ultimate solution for builders and architects seeking robust cyclonic protection. NATA credentials include full certification for withstanding wind speeds of up to 44 meters per second, as per AS/NZS1170.2:2011, including impacts from a 4kg piece of timber and an 8mm steel ball.

Tempest Guard must be installed in an approved cyclonic framing system to ensure full compliance with AS/NZ1170.2. Current certification covers the Capral 400 series framing systems, however compatibility with other aluminium framing systems can be easily achieved via additional certification.

With a maximum panel size of 2450 x 5000mm Tempest Guard offers versatility to builders and architects in creating cyclone-resistant structures.

FEATURES
  • Certified cyclonic glass for use in Australian wind regions C and D up to wind speeds of 44m/s
  • Weather-tight seal maintains structural integrity after debris impact
  • Eliminates the need for storm shutters.
  • Range of thicknesses from 12.56mm to 16.54mm.
  • Certified for Capral 400 series, additional certification available
  • Available in Low-E configurations
MAXIMUM PANEL SIZE
  • 2450x5000mm
CONFIGURATIONS
  • 2450x5000mm
  • Clear
  • Low iron
  • Tinted
  • IGU
  • Fire rated
  • ImagInk

THICKNESS
  • 19mm

HOW TO SPECIFY
To provide the most accurate specification for your project, please complete a specification request with your requirements. If you would prefer to speak directly with our technical sales team, please contact us on 1300 040 799, or email info@coolingbros.com.au

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INTERLACED
Light transmission:
80
%
75-100%
Single colour patterns
SQUARED
Light transmission:
72
%
50 - 75%
Single colour patterns
OCEAN BREAK
Light transmission:
72
%
50 - 75%
Single colour patterns
ORGANIC
Light transmission:
14
%
0 - 25%
Single colour patterns
CRYSTAL MAZE
Light transmission:
66
%
50 - 75%
Single colour patterns
SOLITAIRE
Light transmission:
60
%
50 - 75%
Single colour patterns
GEOMETRIC
Light transmission:
31
%
25 - 50%
Single colour patterns
ABSTRACT
Light transmission:
52
%
50 - 75%
Single colour patterns
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