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Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 01 - General Introduction (235 KB)
The two page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: "What is corrosion"; types of metallic coatings; anodes and cathodes
Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 02 - Galvanic Protection (168 KB)
This two 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 (110 KB)
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 (154 KB)
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 (180 KB)
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 (254 KB)
This four 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 (111 KB)
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 (173 KB)
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 (114 KB)
This one page document outlines: Why supporting steel structures for ZINCALUME® steel and COLORBOND® must be coated; BlueScope recommendations for purlins in contact with BlueScope products.
Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 10 - Roof Penetrations (94 KB)
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 (390 KB)
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 (144 KB)
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 (129 KB)
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 (183 KB)
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 Brickwork (129 KB)
This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines recommendations for acid cleaning following installation of metallic coated items.
Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 16 - Immersion (425 KB)
This two page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: "What is immersion"; Examples of immersion.
Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 17 - Following Trades (127 KB)
This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines recommendations for clean up following trade installations.
Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 18 - Painting Lead Flashing (93 KB)
This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines :Why paint lead flashings; Possible alternatives
Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 19 - Roof Profile Closures (113 KB)
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 (128 KB)
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 (94 KB)
This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: Problems with design and maintenance of enclosed swimming pool buildings
Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 22 - Special Service Environments-Intensive Animal Farming (115 KB)
This one page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: Intensive animal farms can be exceptionally corrosive environments; Recommended products for intensive animal farms
Corrosion Technical Bulletin CTB 23 - Steel / concrete composite structural decking (142 KB)
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 (193 KB)
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 (415 KB)
The two page corrosion technical bulletin outlines: what happens to rainwater, effect of catchment material