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Composite Metal Flooring, Featured, Headline »

[29 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

Iftekhar Waseem, Structural Engineer for ComFlor® at Tata Steel Europe, discusses issues on the durability aspects of composite metal decking. Zinc performance background As evident from history, the performance of galvanized steel decking within protected environments in dry applications has proven excellent. The predicted design life of the standard Z275 coating, based on the measured […]

Case Study, Featured, Headline, Project website, Refurbishment »

[8 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]

When it came to providing the colourful finishing touch to a new multi-million secondary school in Tyne and Wear, Colorcoat® went straight to the top of the class with its ability to meet the many demands of modern educational buildings. Modern, state-of-the-art school with a striking design The steel wall cladding for Jarrow School, a […]

Case Study »

[12 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

Ebbw Vale is being granted a new lease of life following completion of the second phase of a £4.1 million state-of-the-art development – the Ebbw Vale Innovation Centre (EVIC) – which is now playing a key role in driving the economic regeneration of the town. UK Steel Enterprise The brainchild of UK Steel Enterprise – […]

Colorcoat Connection »

[20 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

Easy to construct, strong, low cost and low maintenance, pre-finished steel is an ideal material for agricultural building envelopes. Manufactured off-site, into long length cladding systems that can span from ridge to eaves in one sheet, it is quick and easy to install, and is flexible in design to allow for extensions…

Building Envelope, Featured, Headline »

[18 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

I’ve just uploaded a new case study to our website: Eddie Stobart in Widnes. This project uses 12,000m2 of Trisomet® 333 Insulated panels in white…

Technical »

[25 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

The hidden implications and costs of specifying lighter gauge roof cladding. The gauge of profiled pre-finished steel cladding sheet plays a very significant role in structural performance and load-span capability. It is often tempting to specify lighter gauge material in order to save money, under the misconception that the ordered gauge is within the tolerance of the nominal gauge used for the load span calculations and will meet the structural requirements.

Colorcoat Connection, News, Sustainability »

[11 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]

The sustainable attributes of pre-finished steel roof and wall cladding systems can contribute to achieving a higher overall BREEAM score and maximise the credits assessed under the energy, materials and waste categories. How are different cladding materials assessed within BREEAM?…

News »

[4 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

Colour and gloss retention of pre-finished steel are not only aesthetic requirements, they can often be used as indicators of the durability of a product as they are the first signs of coating failure. To understand this, it is important to detail the ageing process of coatings due to exposure to sunlight and how they can be assessed using both natural weathering exposure and accelerated testing…

Legislation & Regulations, Technical »

[1 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

In-plane rooflights can easily be included into profiled pre-finished steel roof systems requiring no modifications to the secondary steelwork and can supply light deep into large single storey buildings. Natural lighting, as well as providing benefits to the building occupants, can reduce energy costs and CO2 emissions, provided a balanced approach is taken to solar gain, heat losses and lighting levels…

education, News, website »

[3 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

Corus Colors has won the award for best campaign under 25k at this years BEMA awards….