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  BU595 Factory-coated metal claddings

BU595.jpgFactory-coated metal claddings are roof and wall cladding products that have an organic coating factory applied to the metallic substrate. A steel substrate will also incorporate a corrosion-resistant metallic coating.

This bulletin outlines the coating process, the coatings available and what to consider when specifying, installing and maintaining factory-coated claddings.

The bulletin covers:

  • performance requirements
  • corrosion risk
  • base metal
  • metallic coatings
  • coating and forming process
  • specifying the material
  • design
  • good site practice
  • installation
  • maintenance and lifespan.

Publication date: February 2016 Keywords: cladding, metal, finishes, maintenance, roof, steel