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Overview

Endurance In Colour Steel

Australia’s fastest growing national independent steel distributor has partnered with one of the world’s largest pre-painted steel companies to create UniCote®. UniCote® is a premium quality pre-painted metal product tested and manufactured for the harsh Australian conditions. It not only provides great design flexibility with colours to suit any Australian landscape, but also offers an affordable and long lasting solution for all your roofing, cladding and rainwater requirements.

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Eungella Residence

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UniCote® is highly durable and desirable. Designed for long-lasting colour retention and formability, it can be easily rollformed to the profile of your choice, at a very cost-effective price

Performance+

Performance

UniCote® Performance Testing

  • Scratch Resistance

    Good scratch resistance. Testing includes needle scratch test – no marking of paint surface when a needle with up to a 2kg weight attached is drawn across. AS 2331.4.7.

  • Impact Resistance

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

  • 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.

  • Heat resistance

    Suitable for continuous service up to 100ºC. Continuous service at higher temperatures may cause some colour change and damage to the paint film.

  • Salt Spray

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

  • 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.

  • Fire testing

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

Colours+

Colours

Explore our UniCote® Classic Colours.

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  • Heritage Red
  • Territory
  • Jasmin Brown
  • Smooth Cream
  • Off White
  • Hamptons White
  • Dusk
  • Merino
  • Birch
  • Gull Grey
  • Armour Grey
  • Slate Grey
  • Basal
  • Wallaroo
  • Gulf
  • Coventry
  • Manteal
  • Mist Green
  • Caulfield Green
  • Mountain Blue
  • Iron Grey
  • Ebony
  • Monolith

Click for more colours

  • Heritage Red
  • Territory
  • Jasmin Brown
  • Smooth Cream
  • Off White
  • Hamptons White
  • Dusk
  • Merino
  • Birch
  • Gull Grey
  • Armour Grey
  • Slate Grey
  • Basal
  • Wallaroo
  • Gulf
  • Coventry
  • Manteal
  • Mist Green
  • Caulfield Green
  • Mountain Blue
  • Iron Grey
  • Ebony
  • Monolith
Warranty+

Warranty

Our Promise

Each location and application of a UniCote® product is unique, which is why we offer a range of warranties to suit your needs. In order to obtain a more specific 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.

SUBSTRATEHot-dipped aluminium/zinc alloy coated steel coil, 150gms/m2 coating weight. Manufactured to AS 1397:2011

PRE-TREATMENT – 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- Super Advanced Durable Polyester coating (SADP). Nominal film thickness 18μ ± 2μ

BACKING COAT – Shadow Grey (standard colour) wash coat, 5μ ± 1μ nominal thickness.

GLOSS – Typical gloss levels are 25%, 55% and 80% ± 5% measured in accordance with AS/NZS 1580.602.2 (60 degrees).

STRIPPABLE FILMProducts are supplied with an easily removed strippable protective film. This material has a relatively short life span when exposed to sunlight and weather. It should be removed either just before, or immediately after installation.