Case Study 3

Full scale destructive test to BS 8414-2

Dubai, 2018

  • Brick slip façade cladding to 8 storey element of Barrington Road project
  • Supply chain failed to produce full documentary evidence for compliance of all elements
  • Guildmore sponsored full destructive test in Exova Dubai
  • Arranged logistics and customs and visa clearance for all materials and a team of skilled tradespersons to construct full scale mockup in Dubai over the space of one week
  • Façade performed as predicted, adequately resisting the spread of flame and passing the test demonstrating suitability for use on buildings over 18m