Overview+

Overview

Where Art Meets Steel

UniCote® LUX is a luxury pre-painted patterned steel product designed to suit high-end Australian architecture. Combining the world’s best coil coating technology with rigorous Australian standards testing, it provides superior performance and stunning aesthetics that go beyond most building materials.

This is the future of steel.

 

Projects+

Buckley Mews Townhouses

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Be inspired and choose from a unique premium range of modern patterned and textured steel finishes. UniCote® LUX is not only a highly durable product but also the future in Australian pre-painted steel design.

Performance+

Performance

UniCote® LUX Performance Testing

  • Fire Resistance

    Meets the requirements of AS/NZS 1530.3 Methods for Fire Tests on Building Materials.

  • Impact Resistance

    No loss of paint adhesion after a test piece is struck on the reverse side with a specified force of 10J, in line with the test methodology AS/NZS2728:2013 Table 2.2 and Appendix E.

  • Scratch Resistance

    No marking of paint surface when tested in accordance with AS2331.4.7, with no less than 1.5kg weight applied to the test piece.

  • Humidity Resistance

    Meets the requirements of AS/NZS2728:2013 Sections 2.8 and 2.9.

  • QUV Resistance (Durability of coating system)

    Meets the requirements of AS/NZS2728:2013 Section 2.8 and Table 2.4. Note: Tests are conducted on a flat panel.

  • Salt Spray

    Meets the requirements of AS/NZS2728:2013 Sections 2.8 and 2.10.

  • Bend Test

    No loss of adhesion or paint cracking when bent around a diameter equal to five times the thickness of the sheet  AS/NZS2728:2013 section 2.6.1 and Appendix F.

Patterns+

Patterns

Explore our most popular patterns, providing a unique exterior for your next project.

  • Ashwood
  • Pentagon
  • Silver Quartz
  • Zinc Graphite
  • Weathered Iron
  • Corten Red
  • Spectrum
  • Saffiano
  • Metal Stone
  • Ashwood
  • Pentagon
  • Silver Quartz
  • Zinc Graphite
  • Weathered Iron
  • Corten Red
  • Spectrum
  • Saffiano
  • Metal Stone
  • Ashwood
  • Pentagon
  • Silver Quartz
  • Zinc Graphite
  • Weathered Iron
  • Corten Red
  • Spectrum
  • Saffiano
  • Metal Stone
Warranty+

Warranty

Our Promise

Each location and application of a UniCote® LUX product is unique, which is why we offer a range of warranties to suit your needs. In order to obtain a warranty you’ll need to fill out a few details via our online warranty form. This helps us understand more about where your UniCote® product will be located, the type of design or pitch, as well as other variables so we make sure you get the right warranty.

Technical Information+

Technical Information

For those who like the finer details

TECHNICAL – Independently laboratory tested to comply with the AS/NZS2728:2013 performance requirements. Suitable for ISO9223:2012. Atmospheric Classifications C1 – C3.

SUBSTRATE – Hot-dipped Aluminium / Zinc / Magnesium alloy coated steel coil, 150gms/m2 coating weight. Manufactured to AS 1397:2011.

PRETREATMENT – Corrosion resistant chromate conversion coating

PRIMER – Flexible corrosion resistant chromated primer. Nominal film thickness 7μ ± 1μ on the top side and 5μ ± 1μ on the reverse.

TOP COAT  – Up to 5 layers of a specifically formulated highly durable PVDF topcoat. Typical coating thickness ~35ums ± 8ums.

GLOSS – Standard gloss measurement techniques not applicable.

STRIPPABLE FILM – Products are supplied with a removable protective film.

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