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Colour Charts

COLORSTEEL® Colour Chart

COLORSTEEL® prepainted steel is not only designed to last, it’s designed to look great too! With its range of contemporary colours it’s both a smart and stylish choice when it comes to roofing and cladding your home.

Brochures

COLORSTEEL® DRIDEX® Product Brochure

Putting up roof underlay and netting can be time consuming and dangerous. What’s worse, the end result can quickly become ripped, worn and unsightly. And so our scientists set out to develop a better solution.

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Environmental Categories Brochure

From the harsh west coast beaches, to the relative shelter of the Waikato farming region, New Zealand Steel offers a range of coated steel products that are suitable for most locations.

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Not All Roofs Are Created Equal Brochure

Choosing a roof is a big decision – after all, your roof is all that stands between you and New Zealand’s unpredictable weather. It’s also a big financial commitment, so it’s important to get it right first time!

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The Science of COLORSTEEL® Brochure

Learn more about the science behind COLORSTEEL®

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ZINCALUME® Brochure

ZINCALUME® coated steel combines the corrosion protection of aluminium with the sacrificial protection of zinc, resulting in an alloy coating that enhances corrosion resistance and is ideal for applications like roofing and cladding.

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COLORSTEEL® Bounce® Brochure

A roof made with COLORSTEEL® Bounce® solar reflectance technology can substantially reduce the annual cooling energy costs of a building.

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COLORSTEEL® CP-Antibacterial Brochure

COLORSTEEL® CP-Antibacterial coated steel has been specifically developed for food and related industries.

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New Build Checklist

With so many different factors to consider, choosing a roof for your new home can seem like a daunting task. But if you take it step-by-step you’ll find it’s actually much easier than you ever thought! 

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Re-roofing Checklist

When the time comes to re-roof your home there are a lot of things to consider. But if you follow our step-by-step guide you’ll find it’s far easier than it may appear! 

Maintenance

Maintenance Recommendations Bulletin

To maximise the life of your steel roofing and cladding and to maintain your warranty, regular washing and maintenance is recommended.

Council Compliance

Fire Testing Bulletin

Learn about the results and procedures involved with fire testing of coated steel products.

Designing

Design Considerations Bulletin

Appropriate design and installation considerations where atmospheric contaminants most commonly occur.

Installation

Touch-up Paints Bulletin

New Zealand Steel does not recommend the use of touch-up paint on any of its COLORSTEEL® prepainted products.

Designing

ZINCALUME® & Agriculture Bulletin

Ensure safe usage of ZINCALUME® and COLORSTEEL® in agricultural buildings.

Installation

Sunscreen Bulletin

Recent formulation developments within some specific components of modern sunscreens may have an effect on prepainted roofing and cladding products.

Maintenance

Removal of Lichen Bulletin

Temperature, dust and rainfall can create a good environment for lichens to flourish. In certain environments, the paint coating of COLORSTEEL® prepainted steel may be subject to lichen growth.

Designing

Glare Bulletin

While reflective materials benefit the occupants and the environment, certain highly reflective materials or surfaces may impact immediate neighbours.

Designing

COLORSTEEL® and Reflectivity Bulletin

There are two measures of light or solar reflectance that, on the surface, appear to refer to the very same thing. On closer inspection, however, it’s clear they are used for quite different purposes.

Council Compliance

Specification Datasheet

A guide for specifying COLORSTEEL® MAXX® and COLORSTEEL® ENDURA®.

Installation

COLORSTEEL® DRIDEX® Datasheet

COLORSTEEL® DRIDEX® and COLORSTEEL® DRIDEX®+ prepainted steel is specifically designed by New Zealand Steel to provide a high durability, premier roofing material with anti-condensation properties for the outbuilding market.

Designing

Incompatible Materials Bulletin

A guide to preventing accelerated corrosion when two separate metallic materials are placed together.

Installation

Swarf Staining Bulletin

Prevention of swarf staining is the responsibility of the installer and it is strongly suggested that the recommendations contained in this brochure be followed.

Installation

Photovoltaic Panels Bulletin

A guide to good practice for installing photovoltaics panels on COLORSTEEL® products.

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Specifier and Builders Guide

A comprehensive guide for New Zealand Steel's range of coated steel products.

Installation

Installers Guide

This Guide has been prepared to detail the correct installation of COLORSTEEL®, ZINCALUME® steel and GALVSTEEL® material.

Maintenance

COLORSTEEL® DRIDEX® Maintenance Recommendations

A guide to maintenance practices that will help to ensure the long term performance, durability and aesthetic appeal of your COLORSTEEL® DRIDEX® and COLORSTEEL® DRIDEX®+ roof.

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Our suite of resources has been developed to make the roofing process as easy as possible. Whether you're searching for technical information or design inspiration; colour charts, environmental guides or building tips, we've got the answers. All of our brochures and info sheets can be found here on our website. However, if you'd prefer a physical copy just click here, fill out your details., and we'll get one straight out to you.