With a wide range of colours and finishes, COLORBOND® steel is the ideal solution for roofing and walling systems that demand design flexibility.

The COLORBOND® steel colour palette is designed to allow you to confidently express yourself with

  • 22 standard colours - 22 classic and contemporary colours to choose from.
  • Discover the subtle art of standing outCOLORBOND® steel Matt features new paint technology that is designed to diffuse light for an elegantly soft, textured look. Choose from five colours of the COLORBOND® steel’s neutral colours; Surfmist®, Shale Grey™, Dune®, Basalt® and Monument®.
  • Designed to help reduce cooling costs – Cooler, more energy efficient buildings make financial sense as well as environmental sense. Using COLORBOND® Coolmax® steel could help reduce the annual cooling energy costs of your building2
  • Brilliance to highlight smart design - Featuring long lasting lustre from BlueScope's innovative paint technology COLORBOND® Metallic steel demands attention. Due to the strategically placed particles in the paint system a simple play of light is all that is needed to bring out the aesthetically distinctive 'metallic' effect.
  • Tougher when it needs to be - For those near the water COLORBOND® Ultra steel is available to provide effective corrosion protection, while the standard COLORBOND® steel range of 22 colours will suit most building designs and most locations in Australia.

Underpinning the COLORBOND® steel range is BlueScope’s new Activate® technology, making COLORBOND® steel more resistant to corrosion when drilled, cut or scratched, thereby prolonging its lifespan.

Australians have a love of coastal living, that’s why we have developed a COLORBOND® steel range to suit a wide range of environments. COLORBOND® steel is developed for, and therefore more resilient to, the intense sunlight and temperatures typical of Australian environments. BlueScope scientists have tested COLORBOND® steel in some of Australia’s harshest climates. So regardless of where you are building or designing, there is likely to be a COLORBOND® steel solution that works for you.

Rest assured that COLORBOND® steel is guaranteed to meet relevant Australian standards. Make sure you look for the brand as not all painted steel is genuine COLORBOND® steel.


2 Compared to conventional roofing materials of lower reflectance index (SRI), such as ZINCALUME® steel and all other roofing materials in the COLORBOND® steel range. Any savings and or the extent to which a building is cooler may vary and depend upon the particular circumstances of your building, including building location, level of insulation, location of air-conditioning when installed, building shape, building function and environmental factors. For further information refer to Stockland case study http://steel.com.au/colorbond-coolmax-steel.