COLORSTEEL ENDURA consists of an AZ150 ZINCALUME steel substrate to which a multi coated paint system is applied. The system is designed to provide protection against corrosion in areas where moderate to severe environmental conditions are experienced.
The COLORSTEEL ENDURA paint system will exceed the service life of most traditional post painted systems.
A 3-layer organic coating consisting of an anti-corrosive and bonding pre-treatment layer, an anti-corrosive primer and a top coat, applied to both sides of the material
COLORSTEEL paint technology provides exceptional resistance to chalking and fade
Receives Environmental Choice Certification
Environmental Product Declaration available
Available in a range of colours and profiles to suit any home or building
Available with COLORSTEEL Matte option — see Matte listing
COLORSTEEL ENDURA product is suitable for a wide range of applications including long run roofing, roof tiles, wall cladding, rainwater goods and fencing
Pre-painted steel products are warranted up to and including severe environments for roofing, spouting and fascia. Cladding will be warranted in moderate environments only*
*Please refer to New Zealand Steel's Environmental Categories, Warranty & Product Maintenance Recommendations guide for further information.
Limitations on Use
COLORSTEEL ENDURA products are not recommended for the following applications:
Intensive animal shelters, where the build-up of alkaline fumes may occur
Swimming pools, and other strcutures with continually wet internal environments
Buildings with harsh internal environments such as galvanising plants, tanneries and meat works
Embedded in concrete
In contact with soil, bark or similar
Before using COLORSTEEL ENDURA products in these applications please consult one of our Business Development Managers for a recommendation.
Copper or brass pipes must not be allowed to discharge onto or come into contact with COLORSTEEL pre-painted steel products. The use of other materials in proximity to COLORSTEEL ENDURA must be carefully considered — the COLORSTEEL Incompatible Materials bulletin should be used as reference.
The mixing of COLORSTEEL brands, such as ENDURA and MAXX, between accessory feed and roof cladding is acceptable where appropriate. However, mixing with other brands of pre-painted materials on the same building is not recommended.
Statement of Building Code Compliance
COLORSTEEL ENDURA is certified as a Type 4 coating when tested to AS/NZS 2728 and therefore is consistent with the NZ Building Code as described in Acceptable Solution E2/AS1 Table 20.
COLORSTEEL ENDURA is manufactured by New Zealand Steel Ltd. COLORSTEEL is made, tested and trusted for New Zealand conditions.
Other Performance Attributes
Colour retention (CIE Lab units Delta E) is 8 units maximum after 10 years exposure, and 10 units maximum after 15 years exposure. Chalk rating (AS 1580:481.1.11:1998) is no more than 4 after 10 years exposure
Solar reflectance and light reflectance values vary with colour, refer to COLORSTEEL Light Reflectance brochure for details
Steel substrate may be either G300 or G550 consistent with AS 1397:2011
Metallic coating is AZ 150 consistent with AS 1397:2011
COLORSTEEL ENDURA is Product Type 4 consistent with AS/NZS 2728:2013
Tolerances are consistent with the requirements of AS/NZS 1365:1996
COLORSTEEL ENDURA is rated as a Group 1-S material and has an average specific extinction area of 132.2 m²/kg, a peak heat release rate of 16.0 kW/m² and total heat released of 0.54 MJ/m² when tested in accordance with ISO 5660:2002 Part 1 and Part 2
COLORSTEEL ENDURA samples tested in accordance with AS/NZS 4020:2005 passed the requirements for products in contact with drinking water