How wide is a sheet of Zincalume?
What is the ACTUAL sheet width? The actual sheet width of corrugated iron is 850mm. We use only the best 100% Australian steel for 100% peace of mind; made from BlueScope’s industry-leading brands such as COLORBOND® and ZINCALUME® steel.
What is the difference between Zincalume and galvanised?
What are the differences between galvanised steel and ZINCALUME® steel? A. Galvanised steel is coated in almost pure zinc while ZINCALUME® steel is coated in an alloy of approximately 55% aluminium, 43.5% zinc and 1.5% silicon.
What is the standard size of a roofing sheet?
The two most common widths are 26 and 36 inches. Other standard widths include 24 and 39 inches.
Is Zincalume better than Colorbond?
Zincalume is a combination of aluminium, magnesium, silicon and zinc, and holds great durability properties. Both are great options for roofing materials; however, Colorbond provides more design and style opportunity with 22 shades to choose from.
How much should a roof overhang a gutter?
The gutter should be installed as close to the shingles as possible; no more than 2 or 3 inches. If the gutter distance is more than 3 inches, the rain will run off the roof and won’t drain properly.
How far should metal roof overhang gutters Australia?
about 50 mm
It is usual to allow roof sheets to overlap into gutters by about 50 mm. The valleys of sheets should be turned down at lower ends and turned up at upper ends. For maximum weather-tightness, start laying sheets from the end of the building in the lee of the worst-anticipated or prevailing weather.
Is Zincalume cheaper than galvanised?
Pros: Budget-friendly option: ZINCALUME® is cheaper than COLORBOND® Has a lifespan of up to four times that of ordinary galvanised steel.
Can you paint over Zincalume?
ZINCALUME® steel can be readily overpainted. Prior to painting, the surface of the ZINCALUME® steel needs to be cleaned. This can be achieved using a mop or soft bristle brush with detergent and water. The surface should then be hosed down thoroughly with water and allowed to dry.
Is Zincalume or COLORBOND cheaper?
Is ZINCALUME® cheaper than COLORBOND®? ZINCALUME® is cheaper than other steel products including COLORBOND®, meaning it can fit into the most modest budgets. If you are looking to build a relatively cheap shed, ZINCALUME® provides a good balance between cost and durability.
Where can I buy zincalume® coated steel?
ZINCALUME® coated steel has a bright, uniform appearance that ages to a satin-like metallic finish. Stramit account holders can buy ZINCALUME® coated Stramit steel products from their local Stramit office. We do not sell direct to the public but our products are stocked by retail outlets across Australia. This product is available Australia-wide.
How much do zincalume sheets cost per lineal metre?
ZINCALUME® ROOFING TRIMDEK® SHEETS.42 BMT $11.80 per lineal metre.48 BMT COLORBOND® ROOFING TRIMDEK SHEETS $17.50 per lineal metre
What is zincalume® roofing?
What is Zincalume® Roofing? Tough, reliable and durable, Zincalume steel is another popular roofing material. Made from zinc, aluminium and silicon, this product lasts four times longer than galvanised steel. Since its introduction in Australia in the 1970s, it has been used in many properties across the country.
Where can I buy zincalume® coated Stramit products?
Stramit account holders can buy ZINCALUME® coated Stramit steel products from their local Stramit office. We do not sell direct to the public but our products are stocked by retail outlets across Australia.