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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 01 - General Introduction

The two page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: "What is corrosion"; types of metallic coatings; anodes and cathodes.

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 02 - Galvanic Protection

This two page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: The galvanic cell; Galvanic series of metals and alloys in sea water.

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 03 - Zinc Coatings on Steel

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: The reaction of zinc with atmospheric oxygen and moisture; Why zinc protects steel.

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 04 - Corrosion: effect of coating thickness

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines the relationship between coating thickness and product performance.

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 05 - Corrosion Resistance of Zinc in Water

This two page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: The corrosion rate of zinc in natural fresh water; The effect of both temperature and pH on the corrosion rate of zinc.

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 06 - Development of aluminium/zinc/magnesium alloy coating for next generation ZINCALUME® steel with Activate™ technology.

This four page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: AZ vs. AM; Coating structure; Corrosion protection mechanisms; Corrosion assessment and testing regime

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 07 - Barrier Coatings

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: Barrier protection offered by COLORBOND® prepainted steel; Brief description of how COLORBOND® steel is produced

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 08 - Product performance considerations for exterior BlueScope coated steel products

This three page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: Material selection; Design; Unwashed areas; End lapping; Pitch transition flashing; Slip Sheets; Low pitched roofing; Expansion joints

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 09 - Contact With Unprotected Steel Supports

This one page document outlines: Why supporting steel structures for ZINCALUME® steel and COLORBOND® must be coated; BlueScope recommendations for purlins in contact with BlueScope products.

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 10 - Roof Penetrations

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: The effect of copper ions on ZINCALUME® steel and COLORBOND® steel; The pitfalls of roof penetrations.

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 11 - Condensation and Insulation

This four page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: The condensation cycle in both temperate and tropical environments; The correct installation of roof insulation.

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 12 - Dissimilar Metals

This two page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: The basis of dissimilar metal corrosion with reference to the galvanic series of metal and alloys in sea water; Table of compatibility of direct contact between metals or alloys when choosing fasteners and accessories

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 13 - Contact With Timber

This two page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: Green timber in contact with BlueScope products; Contact with treated timber; Fasteners and "wet timber"

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 14 - Exhaust From Wood and Oil Fired Burners

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines effects of fallout from exhaust From Wood and Oil Fired Burners

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 15 - Acid Cleaning Brickwork

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines recommendations for acid cleaning following installation of metallic coated items.

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 16 - Immersion

This two page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: "What is immersion"; Examples of immersion.

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 17 - Following Trades

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines recommendations for clean up following trade installations.

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 18 - Painting Lead Flashing

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines :Why paint lead flashings; Possible alternatives.

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 19 - Roof Profile Closures

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: Stop ending or bending up of the upper end of roof sheeting; Metal stop ends; Profiled closed cell foam filler strips

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 20 - Perforated Coated Steel

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines why BlueScope DOES NOT supply perforated products.

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