Designed to withstand even the most demanding and aggressive environments, Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra® pre-finished steel provides super durability and corrosion resistance.
Whatever your type of building, from warehouses to houses, retail outlets to processing plants, Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra® demonstrates proven performance and reliability.
Made in the UK for a lower carbon footprint and certified to BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing standard.
Confidex® Guarantee for up to 40 years in Zone 1 and Zone 2 areas for the weatherside of industrial and commercial buildings with no inspection or maintenance to maintain its validity.
Colorcoat Prisma® demonstrates a step change by utilising cutting edge three layer manufacturing technology to create an optimised, robust, chrome free pre-finished steel product.
This development in manufacturing and extensive testing, allows us to offer Colorcoat Prisma® in a greatly enhanced range of colours and effects, Confidex® guaranteed for up to 40 years, and colour stability for up to 20 years for standard colours.
The contemporary colour range includes the Elements selection of natural metal colours, enhanced metallic sparkle effects, as well as a wide selection of inspired Matt shades such as Matt Metallics ideal for facade applications.
Colorcoat® products have been developed specifically to support the aesthetic and functional requirements of modern architecture. The brand includes pre-finished steel products with unique coating formulations offering long-term performance and the most comprehensive guarantees available.
In addition to Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra and Colorcoat Prisma, the Colorcoat range includes:
Colorcoat High Reflect - A bespoke liner designed with maximum reflectivity to reduce energy requirements, associated operational costs and CO2 emissions.
Colorcoat LG - a leathergrain plastisol product suitable for roof and wall cladding systems where good performance is required at a competitive price.
Colorcoat PE 15 - most commonly supplied in white to ensure light reflectivity in the internal environment and reduce lighting costs.
Colorcoat PE 25 - an economic product suitable for undemanding roof and wall applications.
Colorcoat PVDF - particularly well suited to building envelope applications such as wall cladding and panels.
Colorfarm 20 - designed specifically to meet the demands of agricultural buildings including a high resistance to ammonia and fertilizers, and is guaranteed to give 20 years functional performance.
The Colorcoat® brand is recognised as the exclusive Tata Steel mark of quality and metal envelope expertise. Colorcoat® products are supported by a comprehensive range of services, technical advice and guidance.
Together with Oxford Brookes University we have developed a building operational carbon calculation tool that can calculated the effect of changes to the building envelope, inclusion of renewables and internal lighting and reflectivity on building CO2 emissions and Part L compliance; and building energy use and costs
Colorcoat® Compass is a digital colour system, available via Tata Steel’s building envelope representatives and key Supply Chain Partners. It helps designers to colour match to a specific colour, search the standard and previously matched colours available, or search using RAL colour codes to make an informed colour choice for their Colorcoat® pre-finished steel product selection based on availability, feasibility and level of guarantee. Click here for more information
Repertoire® Colour Consultancy
The Repertoire® Colour Consultancy can advise on colours and colour strategies using a range of standard shades, as well as discussing individual bespoke colour requirements. We can match almost any shade from physical swatches, commonly used references such as RAL, NCS and British Standard through to more unusual standards.
Inspection and maintenance advice
Tata Steel has 50 years experience in the development and manufacture of pre-finished steel for use within roof and wall cladding systems. This supports the provision of best practice advice for the inspection and maintenance of metal envelopes.
Good inspection and maintenance practice will repay the careful building owner with the best possible performance in terms of appearance, durability and lifespan.
Click here for our inspection and maintenance manual.
Business Development Team
The Colorcoat® business development team is on hand to provide help and advice about choosing the right Colorcoat® product, as well as providing information on roof and wall cladding systems, Part L building regulations and RIBA CPD's. For contact details of a BDT member near you, please contact: 01244 892434
Our dedicated specification team have over 40 years experience of Colorcoat® products and services and are available for practice visits to advise on appropriate Colorcoat® production selection and availability; preparation of NBS+ specifications; maintenance requirements Life Cycle Costing comparisons; and sourcing of complementary components to complete a project
Colorcoat® supply chain partners
Tata Steel has developed close strategic relationships with a number of market leading cladding system manufacturers. Specifying a Colorcoat® product through one of these partners ensures access to the very best technical guidance, quick availability and highest levels of quality and service.
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Colorcoat® accredited distributors
Capital Coated Steel Ltd, Colorsteels and Euroclad have been evaluated and approved for Accredited Distributor status for Colorcoat® products. The storage, handling, processing and range of Colorcoat® pre-finished steel products have been assessed and found to meet the highest standard of quality and service for supply into the UK.
When specifying Colorcoat® pre-finished steel products for the building envelope it is important to consider the specification of material for other elements of the building. Flashings, soffits, louvres, facias, canopies, and corner details should have the same integrity as the pre-finished steel building envelope and the Colorcoat® product from which they are fabricated.
Tata Steel Accredited Distributors supply all Colorcoat® products, in all popular colours and bespoke quantities, to the quality expected by Tata Steel and our customers.
Colorcoat® Centre for the Building Envelope
Working with one of the largest architectural schools in the UK, Tata Steel has established the Tata Steel Colorcoat® Centre for the Building Envelope at Oxford Brookes University to support research and innovation in the use of pre-finished steel in the building envelope.
The centre will help Tata Steel provide increased assistance for our customers in developing new cladding systems and conduct research to promote the use of pre-finished steel roof and wall cladding systems in the buildings of the future.
A key area of focus is how the building envelope can contribute to the aims of sustainable development, with work focusing on minimising operational energy as well as life cycle analysis and the development of modern methods of construction. One example of this work is the extensive programme of physical testing which has been carried out on the air-tightness of cladding joints. The Colorcoat® Centre provides an excellent example of how Tata Steel is working to provide better value for the market.
Development of testing facilities to assess air-tightness
Tata Steel's Colorcoat® Centre for the Building Envelope, based in Oxford, has developed one of the world’s most advanced testing facilities for assessing the air-tightness of building details. Using this it is possible to simulate real life detailing issues and determine the effect on whole building air-tightness. This will be Invaluable in helping architects and contractors comply with the changes to Part L (2006) Building regulations.
In developing these testing facilities with Oxford Brookes Architectural School, Tata Steel believes the results will be used to provide more airtight building details, reducing energy-in-use for the client and future-proofing commercial developments from uncertain fuel prices. Results of this study can be found in the Colorcoat® Technical Paper "Creating an air-tight building envelope".
Colorcoat® Environmental Product Declarations
Tata Steel has an ongoing commitment to reduce CO2 emissions association with pre-finished steel manufacture. This is reflected in the Environmental Product Declarations that we publish and review periodically.
The latest review in 2011 has shown an overall reduction (10-18%) of the environmental impact reported since our initial calculations in 2008.
The EPD’s provide a summary of the environmental performance of each Colorcoat® assessed system using Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra® or Colorcoat Prisma® during each stage of it’s life.
With an in-depth knowledge of the environmental impacts of Colorcoat® products and various assessed systems, Tata Steel understand and can support in the optimum design for sustainable building envelope solutions.