B5 ST7 can be used as residential roofing and cladding, industrial/commercial roofing and cladding, and as a canopy.
Limitations on Use
Minimum pitch 3°
Corrosion Exposure Zone B
Corrosion Exposure Zone C
Corrosion Exposure Zone D
Extra High Wind Zone
Specific Design Wind Zone
Statement of Building Code Compliance
ST7 if designed, used, installed and maintained in accordance with the statements and conditions of the technical literature, will meet or contribute to meeting the following provisions of the NZBC:
Clause E2 External Moisture: B5 ST7 will comply with the performance requirements of E2 when installed in accordance with E2/AS1. Alternatively, when designed in compliance with the NZ Metal Roof and Wall Cladding Code of Practice, or Steel & Tube Roofing Solutions Product Guide, ST7 will comply with Clause E2 where SLS wind loads do not exceed 3.0 kPa.
Clause B1 Structure:In .40mm or .55mm steel, G550 grade (high strength) ST7 will meet the requirements of B1 for the following loads and spans. Figures are given for rib fastening with self drilling screws and proprietary load spreading washer to each rib. Pan fixing of wall cladding will also attain the same loads. For other materials or grades of material, or applications outside the attached graph, specific design is required.
Clause B2 Durability: With normal maintenance, the requirements of Acceptable Solution B2/AS1 will be met by nominated materials in the following environments as defined in New Zealand Steel Specifiers and Builders Guide June 2010