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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 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 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 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 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 20 - Perforated Coated Steel

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

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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 25 - Inert Catchment

The two page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: what happens to rainwater, effect of catchment material

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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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