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BlueScope Microclimate Thermal Study Stage 1a Microclimate Study ARUP

This study compared COLORBOND® Coolmax® steel and COLORBOND® steel in the colour of Surfmist® to a standard ZINCALUME® steel for a 5,000 m2 shopping centre roof. This has provided more detailed understanding of the thermal interactions in large-scale roofs.

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BlueScope Steel Product Solutions for Bushfire Areas - NASH Bushfire Standard

The information in this guide describes the general application of TRUECORE® steel for framing and COLORBOND® steel for roofing, walling, fascia and guttering when buildings are designed using the NASH Standard for Steel Framed Construction in Bushfires Areas.

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BlueScope: Australian Guaranteed Standards

Step by step guide to specifying BlueScope products that comply with the NCC. Roofing and walling; cold storage panels; purlins and girts; light steel framing; formwork.

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COLORBOND® Coolmax® steel Arup Summary Report: Microclimate Study

This study compared COLORBOND® Coolmax® steel and COLORBOND® steel in the colour of Surfmist® to a standard ZINCALUME® steel for a 5,000 m2 shopping centre roof. This has provided more detailed understanding of the thermal interactions in large-scale roofs.

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COLORBOND® Metallic steel - Kirwan Case Study

Case study showcasing the use of COLORBOND® metallic steel and COLORBOND® steel in the expansion of Kirwan State High School in Townsville. Approximately 1300 square metres of roofing is made from COLORBOND® steel in LYSAGHT KLIP-LOK® profile in the colour Windspray®, and the same material extends to clad the soffits, in LYSAGHT CUSTOM ORB® profile. An end wall made from 70 square metres of COLORBOND® Metallic steel in the colour Celestian™ clads the school's plant room.

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COLORBOND® Metallic steel - Mazenod Case Study

Case study showcasing the use of COLORBOND® Metallic steel and COLORBOND® steel in a new sports facility, the Provenence Centre at Mazenod College, Mulgrave, Victoria. The roof panels incorporate LYSAGHT TRIMDEK® profile and LYSAGHT CUSTOM ORB® profile. The Centre's exterior and interior wall panels are made Stramit Longspan® profile, in a combination of three different colours.

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COLORBOND® Metallic steel - Newman College Case Study

Case study showcasing the use of COLORBOND® Metallic steel on the Marist Auditorium, Newman College, Churchlands, Western Australia.

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COLORBOND® Metallic steel - UoQ Pedestrian Link Case Study

Case study showcasing the use of COLORBOND® Metallic steel in the custom colour Callisto™ on the University of Queensland's Pedestrian Link.

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COLORBOND® steel Commercial Colour Chart

COLORBOND® steel colours for building professionals.

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COLORBOND® steel for Fencing Colour Chart

COLORBOND® steel colours for fences. GOOD-LOOKING, EASY TO MAINTAIN, AND DURABLE. When it comes to choosing a fence, we understand that it's not just how great the fence looks that matters, but also how well it does its job, and how much time and effort it takes to ensure it stays up to the task.

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COLORBOND® steel Residential Colour Chart

COLORBOND® steel colours for your home. Where better to look for inspiration than in Australia's own magnificent backyard. From our mountains to the outback, from creek beds to beaches, COLORBOND® steel captures the light and energy that makes Australia's colours so unique. You'll find 22 colour choices to create the ideal look and feel for your home.

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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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