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Scope of the Confidex® Guarantee
Scope of the Confidex® Guarantee

The Confidex® Guarantee

For over 30 years the Confidex® Guarantee from Tata Steel has remained best in class. Confidex® is the product performance guarantee for Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra® and Colorcoat Prisma®, when used in an external conventional building envelope application namely roof and wall cladding using single skin, built-up or composite panel construction in industrial and commercial buildings. Confidex® offers the most comprehensive guarantee for pre-finished steel in Europe.

The Confidex® Guarantee for Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra® and Colorcoat Prisma® has been extended to include cover for areas that are situated under photovoltaic (PV) frame modules*. Providing the building owner with the confidence that installing a PV array will not have a detrimental effect on the performance of the pre-finished steel, and that the entire roof or wall is guaranteed to perform for the same duration of up to 40 years.

Due to the superior aesthetic properties of Colorcoat Prisma® a colour guarantee is uniquely included as part of the Confidex® Guarantee for up to 20 years (see terms and conditions). This includes all 29 standard colours in the range, subject to location and use.

Registering the Confidex® Guarantee provides you with a direct link to Tata Steel. In the unlikely event of a coating failure during the guarantee period, many years down the line, we can be contacted directly independently of the contractual chain.

Confidex® covers the building roof and wall flashings together with the main roof and wall cladding, if manufactured from Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra® or Colorcoat Prisma® and are registered for at the same time.

*Colorcoat Prisma® Element colours are excluded from PV installations.

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Confidex® for Colorcoat Prisma®
Confidex® for Colorcoat Prisma®

Colorcoat Prisma® is available with the market leading Confidex® Guarantee.

Confidex® is the product performance guarantee for Colorcoat Prisma®, when used in an external conventional building envelope application namely roof and wall cladding using single skin, built-up or composite panel construction in industrial and commercial buildings.

Confidex® offers the most comprehensive guarantee for pre-finished steel available in Europe with Colorcoat Prisma® being guaranteed for up to 40 years.

The Confidex® Guarantee is project specific and upon registration provides a contractual relationship between Tata Steel and the building owner meaning that in the case of a claim the contact with Tata Steel is direct rather than having to go through the supply chain, saving time and money.

Due to the superior aesthetic properties of Colorcoat Prisma® a colour guarantee is uniquely included as part of the Confidex® Guarantee for up to 20 years (see terms and conditions). This includes all 29 standard colours in the range, subject to location and use.

The Confidex® Guarantee is transferable, so should the building owner change it is simply a case of filling in the form on the back of the guarantee certificate and posting back to Tata Steel.

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Notes
1. Figures under the Coastal heading are for buildings within 1km of any coast.
2. Full terms and conditions of the Confidex® Guarantee are on the online registration form.
3. Confidex® must be registered within 3 months of the building completion date for the guarantee to be valid.
4. The Confidex® Guarantee periods on the diagram above are applicable to Zone 1 and Zone 2.

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Confidex® for Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra®
Confidex® for Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra®

Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra® and the Confidex® Guarantee.

For over 30 years the Confidex® Guarantee from Tata Steel has remained best in class. Confidex® is the product performance guarantee for Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra®, when used in an external conventional building envelope application namely roof and wall cladding using single skin, built-up or composite panel construction in industrial and commercial buildings. Confidex® offers the most comprehensive guarantee for pre-finished steel in Europe.

Key features

The Confidex® Guarantee is clear and simple and unlike many other guarantees, offers full remedial action in the unlikely event of coating failure.

Key features include:

  • Extended guarantee cover for up to 40 years on Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra® and Colorcoat Prisma®.
  • Factory cut edges covered for the entirety of the guarantee period.
  • No requirement for any inspections or maintenance to validate the guarantee except when Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra® is used on a roof that has a Photovoltaic (PV) installation.Backed by years of worldwide product testing.
  • Provides cover for roof pitches down to 1° and no distinction between different roof pitches above that.
  • Offered directly to the building owner and provides a contractual relationship between Tata Steel and the building owner.
  • Is fully transferable should building ownership change.
  • Helps reduce the level of risk for each part of the supply chain.
  • Quick and simple online registration form.
  • Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra® can be used under Photovoltaic (PV) frame modules with no reduction in guarantee length ensuring all parts of the roof are covered for the same duration of the Confidex® Guarantee.

Benefits of Confidex® registration
Usually the building owner, cladding contractor or the cladding system manufacturer can apply for the Confidex® Guarantee. In the unlikely event of a coating failure, we can be contacted directly and independently of the contractual supply chain. In the ‘worst case’ scenario elements of the contractual chain may no longer be in existence making a complaint difficult or even impossible to pursue without the direct link to Tata Steel.

Other warranties
Whilst Confidex® has always been restricted to the weathering performance of the external cladding, we have recognised the growing emergence of demanding internal environment projects, such as energy from waste plants, and may offer a non-Confidex® warranty on a case by case basis for Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra® used internally. Application specific warranties are also available for non-standard cladding applications; i.e residential roofs, flashings and sectional roller shutter doors etc.

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Notes

  1. Figures under the Coastal heading are for buildings within 1km of any coast.
  2. Full terms and conditions of the Confidex® Guarantee are on the online application form, available from www.colorcoat-online.com/registration
  3. Confidex® must be registered within 3 months of the building completion date for the guarantee to be valid.
  4. The Confidex® Guarantee periods on the diagram above are applicable to Zone 1 and Zone 2. For more information visit  www.colorcoat-online.com/confidexmap
  5. Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra® Anthracite Matt is available with a Confidex® Guarantee of up to 40 years in Zone 1 and up to 30 years in Zone 2.
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Understanding guarantees
Understanding guarantees

Understanding the terms in your guarantee.

Although headline figures may sound the same not all building guarantees are created equal. It is important to understand what the terms and conditions of the guarantee means particularly when it comes to the Confidex® Guarantee.

'Guarantee'
A written guarantee,