Station Facilities

The Cyclone Testing Station has a number of testing facilities to satisfy your needs.

Windborne Debris Testing

The Cyclone Testing Station has the facilities to test the impact resistance of building envelope components.

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Airbox Testing

The airbox, designed and assembled by the Cyclone Testing Station at James Cook University, is basically an open topped pressure chamber.

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Full Scale House Testing

One of the Station's major research projects is the house testing programme.

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Structural Testing Laboratory

A variety of tests can be conducted in the Structural and Materials Testing Laboratories, ranging from small scale tests of single connections (eg screw pull-out) to the evaluation of wall panel systems.

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Wind Tunnel Testing

The 2 x 2.5 x 22 m Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel is used for carrying out contract tests and research projects.

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The CTS has NATA accreditation for testing services. Please contact us for further details.

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