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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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[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 […]

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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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[9 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

A new 40,000 sq. ft. multi-million pound factory extension for cardboard box manufacturers Jaffabox Ltd in Bickenhill, Birmingham has enhanced the award winning company’s manufacturing capabilities and increased warehousing capacity. The project benefits from a complete building envelope solution by Tata Steel, installed by Multi-Fab Construction Ltd. The building features over 5000m2 of Trisomet® 333 System insulated roof […]

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[3 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

A major railway renovation project featuring a range of building envelope solutions by Tata Steel has been shortlisted for the Roof Sheeting category in the National Federation of Roofing Contractors’ prestigious Roofing Awards 2013. The Awards recognise and highlight the very best in all major roofing disciplines. Winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony […]

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[21 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]

Tata Steel RoofDek D100 structural roof decking was installed as part of an exciting and innovative green convex and concave curved roof construction at the new Maplefields School in Corby, built by Graham Construction for Northamptonshire County Council. Designed by GSS Architecture, the new £15 million environmentally-friendly special school caters for pupils with learning and behavioural […]

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[6 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

Curved roofs require special consideration when selecting a suitable deck profile. Trapezoidal profiles are particularly rigid in the longitudinal axis, resulting in minimum radii requirements. The stated radii are recommendations, to prevent possible buckling of the profile webs. Slightly tighter radii may be achieved, if distortion is not a major concern, i.e. if a separate […]

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[11 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

Corus has published a new technical paper regarding the importance of the effect of gauge on pre-finished steel roof and wall cladding performance. The paper takes an in depth look at the implications that using a lower gauge will have on the building envelope and how to clearly specify gauge…

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[17 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

Pre-finished steel cladding systems can be used to form the basis of a highly thermally efficient building envelope, with low fabric U-values and excellent levels of air-tightness. Work carried out by Corus and Oxford Brookes University (OBU) has demonstrated that air leakage rates through correctly installed pre-finished steel cladding side and end lap joints account for less than 2% of the allowable air infiltration rates…