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Gerard Colortile
Description

The scalloped shapes of this profile bring a look that’s similar to heavyweight tiles. The advantages of pressed steel mean this profile is often chosen as a substitute.

Colortile is often seen with brick cladding on traditional homes, however isn’t limited to that aesthetic and is equally appropriate above plaster or weatherboard.

Key Features
  • Aluminium-zinc steel substrate, made to AS 1397, compliant with NZS 4217 Pressed Metal Tile Roofs
  • Non-combustible - compliant with AS/NZS 1530.3
  • Available in either satin finish, or textured finish comprising natural stone-chip coating
  • Available in 12 satin colours, and 12 textured colours
  • Warranty up to 50 years
Homestar / Green Star (Envirospec) Compliant
Homestar / Green Star
Recyclable Content (Post-Consumer)
Post-Consumer Recyclable Content
Recycled Content (Pre-Consumer)
Pre-Consumer Recycled Content
NZ Made
NZ Made
Red List Material Free
Red List Material Free
Scope of Use

Colortile is suitable for use on buildings that comply with NZS 3604.

Code-compliant for the following environmental conditions:

  • Wind Zone - Specific Design
  • Corrosion Zone - Corrosion Zone D
  • Seismic Zone - High

Compatible with all three styles of Gerard trim (Angle, Barrel and Box)

Limitations on Use
  • Minimum roof pitch 12 degrees
  • System is Code-compliant on the condition it is installed by a licensed applicator / installer

If alterations are made to the home after the installation of the roof - such as fitting of chimneys, extension, installation of skylights etc - it is important to ensure that the materials that are used are compatible with the roofing material.

12.5° Minimum Roof Pitch Required
12.5°
NZS 3604 Corrosion Zone D suitable
Corrosion Exposure Zone D
NZS 3604 Earthquake Zone High suitable
High Earthquake Zone
NZS 3604 Wind Zone Specific Design suitable
Specific Design Wind Zone
Statement of Building Code Compliance

The system if designed, used, installed and maintained in accordance with supporting technical information and additional conditions and limitations will meet the following provisions of the New Zealand Building Code:

  • B1 Structure
  • B2 Durability
  • E1 Surface Water
  • E2 External Moisture
Other Performance Attributes
  • Long lasting in any environment
  • Horizontal fixing system and overlapping, interlocking tile design provides strength, resilience and weather performance when subjected to horizontal wind and seismic forces
  • Lightweight, with a high strength-to-weight ratio

Warranty and Maintenance

  • Warranty up to 50 years

It is recommended, as a preventative maintenance measure, to chemically clean the roof before growths are seen.

B1 Structure compliant
Structure
B2 Durability compliant
Durability
E1 Surface Water compliant
Surface Water
E2 External Moisture compliant
External Moisture
Documents
CAD/PDF (link to page on supplier website)
CAD/PDF (link to page on supplier website)
Technical Note: Sound Attenuation
PTS: External Moisture
PTS: Sanitary Port - Gerard Colortile (TG110)
Technical Note: Builder's Checklist
Technical Note: Protection of Tile Substrate
Technical Note: Wind Action Resistant Roofs
PTS: NZS 3604:2011 and Specific Engineering Design
Technical Note: Aluminium Zinc Substrate Performance
Technical Note: Light Reflectance & Total Solar Absorption Values
Technical Note: Valley Design
PTS: Free-flow Port - Gerard Colortile
PTS: Tiles in Marine Environments
Technical Note: Replacement of a Heavy Roof
Product Technical Statement
PTS: Sanitary Port - Flexi Pipe accessory
Technical Note: Batten Sizes, Non-Cyclonic Regions
Technical Note: Pipe Flashings
Technical Note: Valley Design — Self-Supporting
PTS: Multi Adapter for LV200 Extraction Vent
Acoustic Testing: Phase 1
Acoustic Testing: Part 1 Results
Acoustic Testing: Road & Air Traffic
Acoustic Testing: Part 2 Results
Gerard Colortile - Fact Sheet
Accreditation
Accreditation
Accreditation
Accreditation
Warranty
Specification Manual: June 2018
Technical Note: Installation in Bushfire Areas
Technical Note: Chip Loss During Installation
Colour Range
Additional Information
Installation Details
Combination Valley
Insulation Under Tiles

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