Colorcoat GP
Specification details

EN-Construction-Product-Colorcoat GP | Product benefits

Product benefits
  • 200μm durable and wear-resistant product.
  • Only available in leather grain emboss.
  • Available in 13 standard colours in standard sizes.
  • Identifiable reverse side backing coat.
  • Galvanised substrate to BSEN10346:2015 with a Zinc metallic coating, offering good corrosion resistance.
  • Fully REACH compliant and free of chromates.
  • Manufactured in the UK by Tata Steel, who have a proven track record in pre-finished steel.
  • Colorcoat® GP is only available in the UK and Ireland.

EN-Construction-Product-Colorcoat GP | Product performance

Product performance

<p>Colorcoat® GP is carefully manufactured in a controlled process to ensure consistent quality. The use of Colorcoat® GP in aggressive environments is not recommended. Tata Steel has a range of Colorcoat® products suitable for different environments and applications. For increased levels of performance consider Colorcoat® LG which comes with a performance guarantee of up to 25 years, including factory cut edges.</p>

EN-Construction-Product-Colorcoat GP | Typical properties

Typical properties
Properties     Test standard
Nominal organic
coating thickness
(μm)* 200 EN 13523-1
Gloss (60°) (%) 15 - 35 EN 13523-2
Scratch resistance (g) > 3500 EN 13523-12
Abrasion resistance
(Taber, CS10 2x1kg, 250 Rev.)
(mg) < 12 EN 13523-16
Reverse impact
(J) ≥18 EN 13523-5
Adhesion (cross hatch) (%) 100 Pass EN 13523-6
Minimum bend radius (T)
EN 13523-7
Maximum continuous
operating temperature
(°C) 60 Tata Steel
Corrosion resistance:
Salt spray
(h) 1000 EN 13523-8
Corrosion resistance:
(h) 1000 EN 13523-26
Reaction to fire   Class C-s2,d0 EN13501-1
Fire performance of roof coverings   BROOF(t4)††

*μm = micron

General notes
The figures contained in this table are typical properties and do not constitute a specification. For details on test methods see 

† Valid for all gauges ≥ 0.46mm and all standard colours for single sided product.
†† Valid for all gauges ≥ 0.4mm and all standard colours for single sided product.
††† Valid for all gauges ≥ 0.4mm and all standard colours for single sided product.

EN-Construction-Product-Colorcoat GP | Warranty


A functional guarantee of up to 25 years including 10 years factory cut edges. Available for external roof and wall single skin and built up profile applications in inland environments (more than 3km from the coast) on a request basis through the profile manufacturer. This is for the 13 standard colours for UK and Ireland (flashings excluded). Excludes individual domestic residential applications. See full terms and conditions.

The guarantee now covers the use of Colorcoat® GP under photovoltaic (PV) frame modules on a new roof or wall and provides confidence that installing a PV array will not have a detrimental effect on the performance of the pre-finished steel.

The guarantee allows PV frame modules to be installed at any point throughout the guarantee period ensuring the building will still be covered for the remainder of the guarantee duration.

For more information and terms and conditions, including the new PV
addendum please contact the profile manufacturer or distributor.