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[15 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

Tata Steel provided a modern replacement roof system for the refurbishment of a manufacturing building in North Wales. The project involved a 1950’s industrial building that was operational yet still had its original roof material containing asbestos. The initial challenges called for the use of the best products available to ensure a safe, quick and […]

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[15 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

This blog uses a recent refurbishment project, that we were involved in as part of an ongoing programme to investigate the effect of refurbishment of buildings using steel technology, to detail how refurbishment can reduce costs by reducing energy loss through the fabric of the building. This project involved an upgrade of an industrial warehouse’s […]

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[19 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

Here, Donna Mac, Facades Sales Manager for the UK shares her knowledge and provides an insight into this flexible and economical rainscreen solution by Kalzip. What is the Kalzip FC rainscreen system? It’s a fast to install lightweight aluminium modular plank system suitable for both new build and refurbishment projects. Although mainly fixed horizontally, panels can […]

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[10 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

  What are HPC colours and what does it stand for? The High Performance Colour system (or HPC) is a further development of existing coatings based on polymer resin and distinguished by ageing-resistance and colour stability. The extremely high UV-resistance makes the new colours particularly suitable for usage in tough weather conditions. Kalzip offers a […]

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[12 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

Jonathan Arnold, Product Development Manager for Building Envelope products at Tata Steel, examines how to interpret data for load spans and wind loads with regard to insulated panels… Buildings are subjected to a variety of loads throughout their lives and many of these loads are applied through the building envelope.  The main consideration for envelope […]

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[4 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

A new version of the popular Trimapanel® insulated, secret-fix architectural wall-cladding system that spans between frames and eliminates secondary steelwork, has just been launched by Tata Steel. The Trimapanel® FTF (frame-to-frame) System has the ability to span up to eight metres, enabling the product to run horizontally between main frame steelwork. This simultaneously elminates the […]

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[27 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

An updated Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminar by Tata Steel has just received accreditation from The Construction CPD Certification Service*. Entitled “Steel Cladding Systems for the Non-Domestic Building Envelope “, the presentation provides a broad overview of the various metal cladding system types that are available for the building envelope, together with a close look at […]

Acoustics, Featured, Headline, Technical »

[1 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

Dave Arden, Technical Services Manager for Building Envelope products at Tata Steel, discusses the various solutions available to optimise sound insulation for the Building Envelope… Metal roofing systems can be used to improve the acoustic performance of any building. The three main areas that you will probably be involved with are: – Sound insulation – […]

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[22 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

The replacement of the Construction Products Directive by The Construction Products Regulation at the beginning of this month means that construction products must now be CE Marked. To simplify confirmation of compliance of our panel and profile products, we have created a useful new page on the Tata Steel Construction website, containing a selection table […]

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[3 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

The new Engineering Stores, Visitor Centre and Training Facility at Tata Steel’s Port Talbot Works feature building envelope solutions, including 10,000m2 of Trisomet® 333 System insulated roof panels and 8,500m2 of Trimapanel® insulated wall panels. A further 2,680m2 of ComFlor® composite floor decking were also installed. Both the Visitor Centre and Stores Building were delivered to a BREEAM Outstanding rating and the Training Centre […]