Pre-finished steel Colorcoat® PVDF

Colorcoat® PVDF

A thin coating solution for wall cladding

Colorcoat® PVDF is particularly well suited to building envelope applications such as wall cladding and panels, where good colour and gloss retention are important.

  • Smooth 25μm coating offering good colour retention and stability.
  • Galvanised substrate with Zinc or MagiZinc® metallic coating offering very good corrosion resistance.
  • Available in a range of solid and metallic colours.
  • High-performance reverse side backing coat specially formulated for use in construction applications.

Colorcoat® PVDF is carefully manufactured in a controlled process to ensure consistent quality. Colorcoat® PVDF is suitable for wall cladding systems and panels.

The actual durability of Colorcoat® PVDF in any particular location will depend upon the exact specification. The use of Colorcoat® PVDF in distinctly marine and heavily industrialised environments is not recommended. Tata Steel has a range of Colorcoat® products suitable for different environments and applications.

Properties  Test Standard
Nominal organic
coating thickness
μm* 25 EN 13523-1
Specular gloss (60°) % 15 - 40 EN 13523-2
Scratch resistance g 2000 g EN 13523-12
Abrasion resistance
(Taber, 250 rev,
1 kg, CS10 wheels)
mg < 30 EN 13523-16
Minimum bend radius
T 2T EN 13523-7
Adhesion T ≤ 1T EN 13523-7
Corrosion resistance:
Salt spray
hours 500 EN 13523-8
Corrosion resistance:
hours 1000 EN 13523-26
Corrosion resistance
  RC3 EN 10169:2010
UV resistance
  Ruv4 EN 10169:2010
Reaction to fire
  A1 EN 13501-1

*μm = micron

General notes
1. The figures contained in this table are typical properties do not constitute a specification.
2. To meet the corrosion resistance properties, a Zinc weight of Z 275g/m2 or MagiZinc® ZMA 140g/m2 applies. On request Z 225g/m2 can apply as a minimum coating weight.

A fit for purpose guarantee is available. The actual duration of the guarantee will depend on the environment, geographic location and application.

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