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Metrib®

Application

Suitable for interior or exterior walls, and on straight or curved surfaces. Ideal for applications where flat sheets cannot be used, such as sheds, portable buildings, bus shelters, internal wall linings, soffits and inner curve of arches.

Description

Metrib® is a low rib wall cladding manufactured from COLORBOND® and ZINCALUME® steels. Some of its features are:

  • An almost flat, low rib profile.
  • Easy and fast installation.
  • Has a wide range of uses.
  • Can be installed straight or curved, horizontally or vertically.
  • Suitable as lining and as alternative to fibre cement and plasterboard.

General information

Material

Steel.

Shape

Rectangle.

Size

Sizes are cut to order, dependent on load limit regulations set by local transport authorities.

Uniclass 2015

Pr_25_71_51_89 Steel profiled sheet

Primary

SpecPack

07600 Metal Roofing, Siding and Roof Plumbing

NATSPEC National Classification System

0436 Cladding - profiled and seamed sheet metal

0431 Cladding - combined

SpeedSpec

07462 Cladding External Walls

Specification data - Steel profiled sheet Enhanced data

Grade

G550.

Base Metal thickness (BMT)

Maximum span of 1000 mm for end span and 1200 mm for internal span.

0.42 mm.

0.48 mm.

Profile

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Form

Trapezoidal.

Height

4 mm.

Cover width

850 mm.

Colour

Available in a range of COLORBOND® steel colours.

Comes in standard aluminium colour for ZINCALUME® steel.

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Material

COLORBOND® steel.

ZINCALUME® steel.

Mass

3.90 kg/m² (0.42 mm COLORBOND® steel).

4.42 kg/m² (0.48 mm COLORBOND® steel).

3.83 kg/m² (0.42 mm ZINCALUME® steel).

4.31 kg/m² (0.48 mm ZINCALUME® steel).

Length

Sizes are cut to order, but are normally limited to 5 m in length. Allow for a manufacturing tolerance of ±0 to 15 mm.

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Span

Maximum end span of 1000 mm and internal span of 1200 mm for both 0.42 mm and 0.48 mm BMT.

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Frame or support

Timber supports.

Use M6-11 x 25 mm Roof Zips® Hex Head as fasteners.

0.42 mm to 3.5 mm BMT steel supports.

Use 10-16 x 16 mm Metal Teks® Hex Head as fasteners.

Weather conditions

Contact local manufacturer if to be used within 1 km of industrial, chemical, marine or corrosive environments.

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Compatibility

Metrib® is not compatible with lead, copper, bare metal and some chemically treated timbers.

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Environmental information

Country of product manufacture

Australia

Literature

Metrib Design Guide

Metrib Design Guide

COLORBOND® Colour Range

COLORBOND® Colour Range