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Base Material Thickness (mm): 0.42, 0.48, 0.60
Finish: COLORBOND® , ZINCALUME®, Galvanised
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COLORBOND® Classic Cream™
COLORBOND® Deep Ocean®
COLORBOND® Shale Grey™
COLORBOND® Pale Eucalypt®
COLORBOND® Manor Red®
COLORBOND® Cottage Green®
COLORBOND® Evening Haze®
COLORBOND® Night Sky®
COLORBOND® Woodland Grey®
COLORBOND® Monument® Ultra
COLORBOND® Woodland Grey® Ultra
COLORBOND® Windspray® Ultra
COLORBOND® Dune® Ultra
COLORBOND® Surfmist® Ultra
COLORBOND® Wallaby® Ultra
COLORBOND® Deep Ocean®
COLORBOND® Basalt® Matt
COLORBOND® Surfmist® Matt
COLORBOND® Shale Grey™ Matt
COLORBOND® Monument® Matt
COLORBOND® Dune® Matt
Certain colour options and finishes may be subject to availability and lead times may vary from site to site. Please contact your local Stramit office to confirm.
Stramit® Corrugated Roof and Wall Cladding gives excellent durability in almost all locations. However, it is important to choose the correct coating for each application environment. Durability recommendations do vary based on the application of the product in roofing or walling installations.
All building products need to be checked for compatibility with adjacent materials. These checks need to be for both direct contact between materials, and where water runs from one material to another.
The following guidelines generally avoid material incompatibility:
Stramit's roofing and walling products should be handled with care at all times to preserve the product capabilities and quality of the finish.
Packs should always be kept dry and stored above ground level while on site. If the products become wet, they should be separated, wiped and placed in the open to promote drying.
Stramit's cladding is suitable for use with insulating blanket. Glasswool blanket up to 50mm thick can be readily used. Increased thicknesses require longer fasteners and greater care in installation.
For domestic applications Stramit recommends that insulation is always used. Contact us for further information.
Stramit® Corrugated Roof and Wall Cladding is supplied cut to length. When designing or transporting long products ensure that the length is within the limit of the local Transport Authority regulations.
The manufacturing tolerance on the length of product supplied is +0, -15mm.
Stramit products conform to the following Australian standards that are called up in the NCC.
Roofing / Walling products
Stramit's roofing and walling products are protected in Australia by registered designs.
All Stramit roofing and wall cladding products conform with, or are equivalent to, AS1562.1.
Stramit has in-house, purpose built testing equipment used to design, develop and improve products for the Australian market. Many of our products are tested or witnessed by independent organisations. These include:
The ongoing research and development activity ensure we remain at the forefront of innovation, design and consumer information.
Please refer to the Stramit Roof and Wall Flashing Architectural Detailing Design Guide.
The roofing/walling shall be 0.42 (or 0.48) mm BMT Stramit® Corrugated Roof and Wall Cladding in continuous lengths with sinusoidal ribs 16mm high, spaced at 76.2mm centres in accordance with AS1445. Sheeting material shall be protected steel sheet to Australian Standard AS1397, with a minimum yield stress of 550MPa (Grade G550) and an AM100/AZ150 coating with or without an oven-baked paint film of selected colour, or a plain AM125/AZ150 coating.
The sheeting shall be fixed to the purlins/girts in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations. Suitable fixing screws in accordance with Australian Standard AS3566, Class 3, shall be used at every support with side lap fasteners installed at mid span if required. Sheets shall be laid in such a manner that the approved side lap faces away from the prevailing weather.
A minimum of 50mm shall be provided for projection into gutters. Flashings shall be supplied in compatible materials as specified; minimum cover of flashing shall be 150mm. All sheeting shall be fixed in a workman-like manner, leaving the job clean and weathertight. Repair minor blemishes with touch-up paint supplied by the roof manufacturer. All debris (nuts, screws, cuttings, filings etc.) shall be cleaned off daily. NOTE: 0.60mm G300 Corrugated has a 300MPa steel grade.
Class 4 fasteners should be used <1km from the coast.
Cyclonic Data for Stramit® Corrugated Roof and Wall Cladding can be found in the Stramit Cyclonic Areas Guide.
Information on the use of Stramit® Corrugated Roof and Wall Cladding in the Darwin area can be found in deemed-to-comply sheets Nos M/149/01 and M/239/01. These are available from Stramit or on the NT BAC website.
Stramit® Corrugated Roof and Wall Cladding can be fixed with either 3 or 5 fasteners per sheet at each batten/purlin to meet the required performance values.
All external fastening screws must conform to AS3566 – Class 3. They are to be hexagon headed and must be used with sealing washers for both roofing and walling.
For connecting to purlins or top hats use:
*For steel less than 1.5mm thickness refer to Stramit® Top Hats & Battens Product Technical Manual.
The Stramit Cyclonic Areas Manual has fixing details for cyclonic areas.
Foot traffic limits for Stramit® Corrugated Roof and Wall Cladding are shown for 3 alternative foot traffic categories:
High Maintenance – for applications with repeated maintenance, particularly where personnel may be unfamiliar with correct procedures for walking on metal roofs.
Normal – based on traditional expectations, with moderate maintenance foot traffic using designated footpaths.
Controlled – spans that confirm to AS1562.1 with 1.1kN load specified in AS/NZS1170.1 for R2 - Other Roofs. These require minimal careful foot traffic only on the designated footpath. Suggested for use only where occasional aesthetic imperfections from foot traffic are acceptable.
Tables are based on tests to AS1562.1 and AS4040 parts 0 and 1.
For more information on foot traffic performance of Stramit's roofing profiles refer to Stramit's Foot Traffic Guide.
Stramit® Corrugated cladding is manufactured from G550 or G300 colour coated steel, aluminium-zinc-magnesium or zinc-aluminium alloy coated steel. In some locations galvanised and severe environment colour coated steel may be available by arrangement.
Colour coated steels are in accordance with AS2728 – Category 3 and, for the substrate, with AS1397. Aluminium-zinc-magnesium alloy coated AM100/AM125, zinc-aluminium alloy coated AZ150 and galvanised Z450 conform to AS1397.
Stramit has a comprehensive range of colours as standard. Ask your nearest Stramit location for colour availability.
The profiles of G300 and G550 Corrugated cladding may vary and should not be used in overlapping configurations.
The minimum roof slope for Stramit® Corrugated Roof and Wall Cladding is 5 degrees (1 in 12).
The spans shown below take account of normal foot traffic and wind resistance including local pressure zone effects. Pressures are based on AS4055 or AS1170.2.
Where the two standards differ, the worst case has been taken for each classification. Data should only be used for buildings 7m or less in height, 1000m2 or less in area and unaffected by land topography.
*Where roof pitch is less than 10 degrees, use spans given in red italics for roof corners.
Internal spans must have both end spans 20% shorter.
TC - Terrain Category. FS, PS, NS - Full, partial and no shielding. Internal pressure coefficient +0.2/-0.3. Values are only valid for use with steel members of 1.5mm or thicker. Where thinner supports are used, fastener capacity must be checked. refer to Stramit® Top Hat & Battens Product Technical Manual for more information.
For more specific applications Stramit® Corrugated cladding must be designed to the pressure and foot traffic limits indicated.
Roof spans may exceed those shown in this table provided the wind pressure and foot traffic limits are not exceeded.
Stramit® Corrugated Roof and Wall Cladding can be spring-curved, concave or convex, including curved ridges, provided it is sealed at the apex, and within the recommended limits below.
*At these radii a maximum support spacing of 900mm applies, and limit state pressure capacities are reduced by 14% for serviceability and 7% for stregth. These reductions apply proportionately up to the lowest neutral radius. Minimum 5 fasteners required per sheet at ends.
The Stramit Spring Curving Guide has more detailed information.
All metal roof sheeting is subject to thermal expansion and this needs to be accommodated where there is a temperature difference between the sheeting and the structure.
The colour of the sheeting will affect the amount of thermal expansion, and whether the sheet is flat or cured will affect its ability to resist without problems. Sheet lengths should be limited as follows.
Stramit® Corrugated Roof and Wall Cladding has limited water-carrying capacity. Roof slopes can be as low as 5° for many applications.
Roof run lengths are the combined lengths of all roof elements contributing to a single pan drainage path. This can include the roof length upstream of a roof penetration that concentrates flow into other pans.
The table below gives slopes for 100 year return period rainfall intensity.
Derived from testing, the following tables give the wind load resistance for both serviceability and strength limit states. Values are only valid for use with steel support members of 1.5mm or thicker.
Tables are based on testing to AS1562.1 and AS4040 parts 0 and 2. Internal spans must have both end spans 20% shorter.
Values only valid for use with steel support members of 1.5mm or thicker. Where thinner supports are used, fastener capacity must be checked. Refer to Stramit® Top Hat and Batten Product Technical Manual for more information.
Refer to Stramit® Cyclonic Areas Roof and Wall Cladding Brochure for information on use in Cyclonic Regions.
Stramit's cladding can be easily cut, where required, using a power saw with a cold cut saw blade or a power nibbler and, for localised cutting, tin snips. Avoid the use of abrasive discs as these can cause burred edges and coating damage. Please dispose of any off-cuts carefully and thoughtfully.
Stramit® Corrugated Roof and Wall Cladding can be installed with or without fibreglass insulation blanket. If practical, lay sheets in the opposition direction to the prevailing weather.
Installation of Stramit® Corrugated Roof and Wall Cladding is a straightforward procedure using the following fixing sequence.
As with all roofing products, we recommend extra caution be taken when walking on the roof. When walking on Stramit® Corrugated Roof and Wall Cladding, always wear flat rubber soled shoes and place feet only on the ribs, taking care to avoid the last rib or two near edges of the metal roof area.
Below are some handy hints and tips to achieve maximum life from your COLORBOND® and ZINCALUME® finished products.