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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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COLORBOND® steel Commercial Colour Chart

COLORBOND® steel colours for building professionals.

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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 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 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 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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Environmental Product Declaration - COLORBOND® steel

This EPD sets out information on the average COLORBOND® steel standard colour range product manufactured by BlueScope Australia at its facilities at Port Kembla and Erskine Park (NSW), Western Port (VIC) and Acacia Ridge (QLD).

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Sustainability Technical Bulletin STB 02 - Urban Heat Islands

This four page technical bulletin outlines: formation of urban heat islands; consequences of urban heat islands; migration of urban heat islands.

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Technical Bulletin TB 01A - Steel Roofing Products - Selection Guide

A guide to selecting the most appropriate BlueScope product for your roofing needs considering its intended location and the environmental factors likely to be encountered during its service life. Includes recommended BlueScope product guide for roofing in marine environments.

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Technical Bulletin TB 01B - Steel Walling Products - Selection Guide

A guide to selecting the most appropriate BlueScope product for your walling needs considering its intended location and the environmental factors likely to be encountered during its service life. Includes recommended BlueScope product guide for walling in marine environments.

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Technical Bulletin TB 02 - Overpainting and Restoration of Exterior BlueScope Coated Steel Products

This two page document outlines information on the overpainting and restoration of exterior BlueScope coated steel products and repair of minor scratches and blemishes.

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Technical Bulletin TB 04 - Maintenance of COLORBOND® steel and ZINCALUME® steel

This two page technical bulletin outlinesthe maintenance of COLORBOND® steel and ZINCALUME® steel.

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Technical Bulletin TB 05 - Swarf Staining

This two page technical bulletin outlines: General information on swarf; Prevention of swarf - cutting, drilling and cleaning up; Effect on performance; Rectification.

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Technical Bulletin TB 07 - Care of BlueScope coated steel products during transport and storage

This two page technical bulletin outlines: Transport and storage

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Technical Bulletin TB 08 - Flashing Materials for ZINCALUME® steel and COLORBOND® steel sheet

This two page technical bulletin outlines compatibility of flashing Materials for ZINCALUME® steel and COLORBOND® steel sheet

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Technical Bulletin TB 09 - Sealants for exterior BlueScope coated steel products

This two page technical bulletin outlines: Introduction; Neutral cure sealants; Use in roof and wall cladding; Use in tank making

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Technical Bulletin TB 10 - Cut edge and bend protection of next generation ZINCALUME® steel and COLORBOND® steel

This six page technical bulletin outlines: Cut edges; bends; diagrams of bend edges and cut edge protection.

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Technical Bulletin TB 13 - General guide to good practice in the use of exterior BlueScope coated steel products

This three page technical bulletin outlines: Correct selection of material; Handling steel roofing and walling material on site; fasteners; site storage before building; laying procedure; cutting and avoidance of swarf damage; compatibility of accessories including flashing and sealants; maintenance procedures to contribute to long life.

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Technical Bulletin TB 14 - Professionals guide to Australian Standards for steel sheet and strip products

This four page technical bulletin outlines: Steel sheet material standards; Steel building product standards; Installation standards; How to specify for best product performance; Conforming Vs Complying

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