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Specifiers and Builders Guide
A guide to best practice for specifiers and builders.
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.
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.
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.
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.
COLORSTEEL® Bounce® Brochure
A roof made with COLORSTEEL® Bounce® solar reflectance technology can substantially reduce the annual cooling energy costs of a building.
COLORSTEEL® CP-Antibacterial Brochure
COLORSTEEL® CP-Antibacterial coated steel has been specifically developed for food and related industries.
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!
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 Recommendations Bulletin
To maximise the life of your steel roofing and cladding and to maintain your warranty, regular washing and maintenance is recommended.
Fire Testing Bulletin
Learn about the results and procedures involved with fire testing of coated steel products.
Design Considerations Bulletin
Appropriate design and installation considerations where atmospheric contaminants most commonly occur.
Touch-up Paints Bulletin
New Zealand Steel does not recommend the use of touch-up paint on any of its COLORSTEEL® prepainted products.
ZINCALUME® & Agriculture Bulletin
Ensure safe usage of ZINCALUME® and COLORSTEEL® in agricultural buildings.
Recent formulation developments within some specific components of modern sunscreens may have an effect on prepainted roofing and cladding products.
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.
While reflective materials benefit the occupants and the environment, certain highly reflective materials or surfaces may impact immediate neighbours.
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.
A guide for specifying COLORSTEEL® MAXX® and COLORSTEEL® ENDURA®.
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.
Incompatible Materials Bulletin
A guide to preventing accelerated corrosion when two separate metallic materials are placed together.
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.
Photovoltaic Panels Bulletin
A guide to good practice for installing photovoltaics panels on COLORSTEEL® products.
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.
This Guide has been prepared to detail the correct installation of COLORSTEEL®, ZINCALUME® steel and GALVSTEEL™ material.
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