Australian Standards

Security Doors and Windows must be tested and must comply with the relevant Australian Standards to be advertised as a ‘Security’ Door or Window. The Australian Standards relevant to Security Doors and Windows are listed below giving a brief description of their application.

AS5039 – Security Screen Doors and Security Window Grilles.

This Standard specifies the required performance of all types of hinged and sliding security screen doors and hinged, sliding, removable and fixed security window grilles used primarily in residential installations. The test result will be either a pass or failure.

AS5040 – Installation of Security Screen Doors and Window Grilles.

This Standard identifies the minimum requirements for the installation of security screen doors and window grilles used in residential structures.

AS3595 – Construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas.

This Standard states the requirements for the construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas in order to improve their resistance to bushfire attack from burning embers, radiant heat, flame contact and combinations of the three.

AS5041 – Methods of test – Security Screen Doors and Window Grilles.

This Standard sets out the required methods for testing the resistance of security screen doors and windows incorporating infill panels to a specified level of impact force. This test consists of Dynamic Impact Test and Jemmy Test.

AS5041 – Section 8 – Knife Shear Test – Security Screen Doors and Window Grilles.

This Standard outlines the set rules for testing security doors and windows with a sharp penetrating object, testing the ultimate tensile strength and shear properties of the materials used in the construction of the Mesh or Grille.

Please visit our Testings page to read more on how we exceed them