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Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 1

Advice for building owners on the large-scale wall system test with ACM with unmodified polyethylene filler, and foam insulation.

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Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test with ACM with unmodified polyethylene filler with foam insulation

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The government is undertaking large scale testing of cladding systems to understand better how 3 different types of Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) panels behave with 2 different types of insulation in a fire.

This note should be read alongside the government’s explanatory note on the large scale wall systems testing, and sets out in more detail the results of the large scale test for a wall system including:

  • ACM with unmodified polyethylene filler (category 3 in screening tests)
  • foam insulation
Published 28 July 2017