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Metrospan®

Application

Suitable as roofing and walling on commercial and industrial buildings, roofing for new homes, home extensions, carports, garages, patios, fascia and facade work.

Description

Metrospan® is a roll formed roofing and wall sheeting manufactured from COLORBOND®, ZINCALUME® and galvanised steels. Some of its features are:

  • Suitable for roofing and walling.
  • Can be cut in custom lengths.
  • Has a long spanning capability.
  • Comes in a wide range of COLORBOND® steel colours.

General information

Material

Steel.

Shape

Rectangle.

Corrugated.

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

0421 Roofing - combined

0423 Roofing - profiled sheet metal

0436 Cladding - profiled and seamed sheet metal

0431 Cladding - combined

SpeedSpec

07462 Cladding External Walls

07610 Roofing and Roof Plumbing

Specification data - Steel profiled sheet Enhanced data

Grade

G550.

Coating class

AZ150.

Base Metal thickness (BMT)

If installed as roofing, minimum pitch of 2° (1 in 30) is required.

0.35 mm.

Subject to availability; check with local manufacturer.

0.42 mm.

Maximum spans:

  • Roofing: 1800 mm for end span, 2400 mm for internal span.
  • Walling: 2250 mm for end span, 2750 mm for internal span.

0.48 mm.

Maximum spans:

  • Roofing: 2200 mm for end span, 3000 mm for internal span.
  • Walling: 2450 mm for end span, 3000 mm for internal span.

Profile

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Form

Sinusoidal.

Height

24 mm.

Cover width

700 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.

Category of use

Roofing.

Walling.

Mass

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

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

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

5.23 – 5.29 kg/m² (0.48 mm ZINCALUME® steel).

Length

Sizes are cut to order. Recommended maximum runs are 17 m for dark-coloured sheeting and 24 m for light-coloured sheeting.


Allow for a manufacturing tolerance of ±0 to 15 mm.

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Span

Use in conjunction with Design Notes. Dependent on fastener frequency, span type and support thickness.

900 mm.

1200 mm.

1500 mm.

1800 mm.

2100 mm.

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Frame or support

Timber supports.

  • Roofing fasteners: M6-11 x 65 mm Roof Zips® Hex Head with seal.
  • Walling fasteners: M6-11 x 25 mm Roof Zips® Hex Head with seal.

0.42 mm to 1.5 mm BMT steel supports.

  • Roofing fasteners: M6-11 x 50 mm Roof Zips® Hex Head with seal.
  • Walling fasteners: M6-11 x 25 mm Roof Zips® Hex Head with seal (Valley Fix).

1.5 mm to 4.5 mm BMT steel supports.

  • Roofing fasteners: M5.5 x 50 mm AutoTek® Hex Head with seal.
  • Walling fasteners: 10-16 x 16 mm Hex Head.

Weather conditions

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

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Compatibility

Metrospan® 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

Metrospan Design Guide

Metrospan Design Guide

Metroll Cyclonic Design Manual for Roofing and Walling

Metroll Cyclonic Design Manual for Roofing and Walling

COLORBOND® Colour Range

COLORBOND® Colour Range