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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 01 - General Introduction

The two page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: "What is corrosion"; types of metallic coatings; anodes and cathodes.

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 02 - Galvanic Protection

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: The galvanic cell; Galvanic series of metals and alloys in sea water.

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 03 - Zinc Coatings on Steel

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: The reaction of zinc with atmospheric oxygen and moisture; Why zinc protects steel.

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 04 - Corrosion: effect of coating thickness

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines the relationship between coating thickness and product performance.

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 05 - Corrosion Resistance of Zinc in Water

This two page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: The corrosion rate of zinc in natural fresh water; The effect of both temperature and pH on the corrosion rate of zinc.

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 06 - Development of aluminium/zinc/magnesium alloy coating for next generation ZINCALUME® steel with Activate® technology.

This three page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: AZ vs. AM; Coating structure; Corrosion protection mechanisms; Corrosion assessment and testing regime

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 07 - Barrier Coatings

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: Barrier protection offered by COLORBOND® prepainted steel; Brief description of how COLORBOND® steel is produced

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 08 - Product performance considerations for exterior BlueScope coated steel products

This three page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: Material selection; Design; Unwashed areas; End lapping; Pitch transition flashing; Slip Sheets; Low pitched roofing; Expansion joints

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 09 - Contact With Unprotected Steel Supports

Procedures to prevent the deterioration of the steel member and consequently the degradation of the roof and wall sheeting.

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 10 - Roof Penetrations

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: The effect of copper ions on ZINCALUME® steel and COLORBOND® steel; The pitfalls of roof penetrations.

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 11 - Condensation and Insulation

This four page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: The condensation cycle in both temperate and tropical environments; The correct installation of roof insulation.

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 12 - Dissimilar Metals

This two page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: The basis of dissimilar metal corrosion with reference to the galvanic series of metal and alloys in sea water; Table of compatibility of direct contact between metals or alloys when choosing fasteners and accessories

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 13 - Contact With Timber

This two page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: Green timber in contact with BlueScope products; Contact with treated timber; Fasteners and "wet timber"

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 14 - Exhaust From Wood and Oil Fired Burners

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines effects of fallout from exhaust From Wood and Oil Fired Burners

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 15 - Acid Cleaning of Brickwork

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines recommendations for acid cleaning following installation of metallic coated items.

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 16 - Immersion

This two page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: "What is immersion"; Examples of immersion.

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 17 - Following Trades

This two page corrosion technical bulletin outlines recommendations for clean up following trade installations.

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 18 - Painting Lead Flashing

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines :Why paint lead flashings; Possible alternatives.

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 19 - Roof Profile Closures

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: Stop ending or bending up of the upper end of roof sheeting; Metal stop ends; Profiled closed cell foam filler strips

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 20 - Perforated Coated Steel

This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines why BlueScope DOES NOT supply perforated products.

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 21 - Special Service Environments: Enclosed Swimming Pool Buildings

This one-page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: Issues associated with design and maintenance of enclosed swimming pool buildings

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 22 - Special Service Environments-Intensive Animal Farming

This one-page corrosion technical bulletin outlines recommended design considerations, products and maintenance for intensive animal farm environments

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 23 - Steel / concrete composite structural decking

This two page corrosion technical bulletin outlines possible reactions arising from contact with concrete and zinc-coated steel products for the formation of profiled concrete formwork decking.

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 24 - Fertiliser Manufacturing and Storage Buildings

This two page corrosion technical bulletin provides an outline of the steel roofing, walling and purlin product selection and design considerations for fertiliser manufacture and storage buildings.

Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 25 - Inert Catchment

The two page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: what happens to rainwater, effect of catchment material

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