Level 2 Fire Rating
To meet the Australian standards AS3959 for construction of buildings in a bush fire area level 2 the following must be adhered to.
As for level 1. Except aluminium mesh shall not be used. Timber must be fire retardant-treated except where protected by shutters. Where leadlight windows are used, they shall be protected by noncombustible shutters or toughened glass.
Requirement specifications of metal mesh include;
- Wire diameter .025mm,
- Hole size 1.8mm.