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Find the information you need from BlueScope. The BlueScope Library provides a large range of resources including Product Datasheets, Technical Bulletins, Brochures, Environmental Product Declarations and Safety Datasheets.

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Technical Bulletin TB 01A - Steel Roofing Products - Selection Guide

A guide to selecting the most appropriate BlueScope product for your roofing needs considering its intended location and the environmental factors likely to be encountered during its service life.

Technical Bulletin TB 01B - Steel Walling Products - Selection Guide

A guide to selecting the most appropriate BlueScope product for your walling needs considering its intended location and the environmental factors likely to be encountered during service. Includes recommended BlueScope product guide for walling in marine environments.

Technical Bulletin TB 02 - Overpainting and Restoration of Exterior BlueScope Coated Steel Products

The advice provided in this Technical Bulletin relates to the Overpainting and restoration of exterior BlueScope coated steel products.

Technical Bulletin TB 03 - AQUAPLATE® steel for Water Tanks

AQUAPLATE® polymer coated steel has been specifically developed for the fabrication of water tanks and is the only product recommended by BlueScope for this application. AQUAPLATE® steel comprises traditional zinc-coated steel sheet laminated with a polymer film.

Technical Bulletin TB 04 - Maintenance of exterior BlueScope coated steel products

This Technical Bulletin discusses the maintenance of exterior BlueScope coated steel products.

Technical Bulletin TB 05 - Swarf Staining

This Technical Bulletin discusses swarf staining on coated steel products; i.e. COLORBOND® prepainted steel, ZINCALUME® aluminium/zinc/magnesium alloy-coated steel, and galvanised steel.

Technical Bulletin TB 07 - Care of BlueScope coated steel products during transport and storage

This Technical Bulletin discusses the care of BlueScope coated steel products during transport and storage.

Technical Bulletin TB 08 - Flashing materials for exterior BlueScope coated steel sheet

This Technical Bulletin discusses the use of flashing materials for exterior BlueScope coated steel sheet.

Technical Bulletin TB 09 - Sealants for exterior BlueScope coated steel products

This Technical Bulletin provides information relating to sealants and their application when used in conjunction with the range of exterior finished steel products produced by BlueScope.

Technical Bulletin TB 10 - Cut edge and bend protection of next generation ZINCALUME® steel and COLORBOND® steel

This Technical Bulletin discusses cut edge and bend protection of next generation ZINCALUME steel and COLORBOND steel.

Technical Bulletin TB 13 - General guide to good practice in the use of exterior BlueScope coated steel products

This Technical Bulletin sets out the general principles of good installation practice.

Technical Bulletin TB 14 - Professionals guide to Australian Standards for steel sheet and strip products

This Technical Bulletin sets out to identify standards and codes that are relevant to the manufacture of metallic coated steel and prepainted steel products intended for use in common building applications.

Technical Bulletin TB 15 - Selection and use of steel eave gutter, downpipe and fascia products

This Technical Bulletin serves as a guide to selecting the most appropriate BlueScope product for your eave gutters, downpipes and fascia, considering its intended location and the environmental factors likely to be encountered during its service life.

Technical Bulletin TB 16 - Fasteners for roofing, walling and accessory product - selection guide

The purpose of this Technical Bulletin is to provide recommendations of compatible fasteners, most commonly self-drilling screws, for use with BlueScope roofing, walling and accessory products.

Technical Bulletin TB 17 - Selection guide for zinc-coated steel purlin products

This Technical Bulletin provides the appropriate purlin coating class for use in a range of common building applications. It provides guidance and information regarding factors which must be considered to ensure maximum service life of zinc-coated steel purlin products.

Technical Bulletin TB 18 - Guide to good practice - Processing and application of BlueScope coated steel products

This Technical Bulletin outlines recommendations for the processing of COLORBOND® steel, ZINCALUME® steel and TRUECORE® steel.

Technical Bulletin TB 19 - COLORBOND® Metallic prepainted steel

Due to the nature of pearlescent finishes, as used on COLORBOND® Metallic steel, certain precautions are necessary when ordering and installing this product. This Technical Bulletin outlines these precautions.

Technical Bulletin TB 23 - Possible Problems Relating to the Mixing of Different Prepainted Products

The purpose of this Technical Bulletin is to discuss some of the potential problems associated particularly with mixing BlueScope’s COLORBOND® prepainted steel with the ‘same- colour’ prepainted product from other sources.

Technical Bulletin TB 26 - REDCOR® weathering steel

When considering the use of REDCOR® weathering steel particular attention is required in key areas that have a strong influence on the corrosion performance and appearance of the product. Potential staining of surrounding areas from REDCOR® run-off also needs to be closely considered and managed appropriately. These key areas are discussed in further detail within this Bulletin.

Technical Bulletin TB 27 - Identification of Fungus in the field and Recommendations for its Removal

The purpose of this Technical Bulletin is to provide insight to the occurrence, characterisation, identification and cleaning of fungus. relating primarily to COLORBOND® prepainted steel.

Technical Bulletin TB 28 - Building Materials, Thermal Efficiency and Reflectivity

The purpose of this Technical Bulletin is to provide insight on some of the issues relating to the use of highly reflective building materials.

Technical Bulletin TB 29 - Guide to good practice - DECKFORM® steel for structural steel decking

This Technical Bulletin provides general information regarding the use of DECKFORM® steel.

Technical Bulletin TB 30 - Sheds and Garages

This Technical Bulletin provides recommendations to ensure the longevity of COLORBOND® prepainted steel and ZINCALUME® aluminium/zinc/magnesium alloy-coated steel used in the manufacture of sheds or garages.

Technical Bulletin TB 31 - COLORBOND® Intramax® steel for coolroom panels

This Technical Bulletin outlines the guidelines for installation and good practice relating to coolrooms.

Technical Bulletin TB 32 - Impact of hail damage to exterior BlueScope coated steel products

This Technical Bulletin provides a general description of the typical effects of hail stones on exterior BlueScope coated steel products including COLORBOND® prepainted steel, SUPERDURA® Stainless prepainted steel and ZINCALUME® aluminium/zinc/magnesium alloy-coated steel.

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