Pre-finished steel for fit out
Advantica® for doors and windows

The wide range of products for this sector can meet varying needs such as those of domestic doors, where visual appeal is of great importance, and heavy use industrial doors where high scratch resistance and corrosion protection are important.

 

 

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Product specification

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® L Décor

Advantica L Décor
Advantica L Décor Internal

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for office furniture - Advantica® L Décor Internal | Product features

Product features

<p><strong>Advantica<sup>®</sup> L Décor</strong></p> <p>An aesthetic laminate developed for the manufactured goods market.</p> <p><strong>Characteristics</strong></p> <ul> <li>Available in smooth, textured or printed appearance</li> <li>Excellent robustness and formability</li> <li>Excellent corrosion resistance</li> </ul> <p><strong>Substrates available</strong></p> <ul> <li>Hot-dip galvanised to EN 10346</li> </ul> <p><strong>Options</strong></p> <ul> <li>Shade, pattern and texture on request</li> <li>Alternative backing coats available</li> <li>Protective film</li> </ul>

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for office furniture - Advantica® L Décor Internal | Typical properties

Typical properties

Typical property tables for Advantica® L Décor (Internal and External)

Advantica® L Décor Internal

Properties     Test Standard
Nominal organic
coating thickness
μm 120 to 200 EN 13523-1
Adhesion after indentation   Pass EN 13523-6
Flexibility
(minimum bend radius)
T 1 EN 13523-7
Scratch resistance g 4000 EN 13523-12
Abrasion resistance
(Taber, 250 rev.
1kg, CS10 wheels)
mg <15 EN 13523-16
Corrosion resistance: 
Neutral salt spray
hours 500 EN 13523-8
Corrosion resistance: 
Humidity
hours 1500 EN 13523-26

 

Advantica® L Décor External

Properties     Test Standard
Nominal organic
coating thickness
μm 120 to 200 EN 13523-1
Adhesion after indentation   Pass EN 13523-6
Flexibility
(minimum bend radius)
T 1 EN 13523-7
Scratch resistance g 4000 EN 13523-12
Abrasion resistance
(Taber, 250 rev.
1kg, CS10 wheels)
mg <15 EN 13523-16
Corrosion resistance: 
Neutral salt spray
hours 500 EN 13523-8
Corrosion resistance: 
Humidity
hours 1500 EN 13523-26
Resistance to UV ageing contrast ≥2 after
4000 hours
Test according to
EN ISO 4892 - 2/A
Assessment
according to
DIN EN 20105-A02

Notes

The figures contained in this table are typical properties and do not constitute a
specification. If forming pre-finished steel below 16°C please consult Tata Steel for further
information.

Corrosion and humidity performance subject to specification such as minimal metallic
coating weight.

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® K

Advantica K
Specification details

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for office furniture - Advantica® K | Product features

Product features

<p><strong>Advantica® K</strong></p> <p>A pre-finished steel product with excellent robustness.</p> <p><strong>Characteristics</strong></p> <ul> <li>Crinkled surface</li> <li>Excellent robustness</li> </ul> <p><strong>Substrates available</strong></p> <ul> <li>Hot-dip galvanised to EN 10346</li> <li>Cold reduced to EN 10130</li> </ul> <p><strong>Options</strong></p> <ul> <li>Alternative backing coats available</li> </ul>

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for office furniture - Advantica® K | Typical properties

Typical properties

Advantica® K

Properties     Test Standard
Nominal organic
coating thickness
μm 25 EN 13523-1
Specular gloss (60°) GU 30 EN 13523-2
Adhesion on bending T 0 EN 13523-7
Flexibility
(minimum bend radius)
T 2 EN 13523-7
Pencil hardness   2H EN 13523-4
Scratch resistance g >2500 EN 13523-12
Abrasion resistance
(Taber, 250 rev.
1kg, CS10 wheels)
mg <10 EN 13523-16
Corrosion resistance: 
Neutral salt spray
hours 360 EN 13523-8
Corrosion resistance
category
  RC3 EN 10169
UV resistance category   Ruv3 EN 10169

 

Notes

The figures contained in this table are typical properties and do not constitute a
specification. If forming pre-finished steel below 16°C please consult Tata Steel for further
information.

Corrosion and humidity performance subject to specification such as minimal metallic
coating weight.

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® K | Solutions and services

Solutions and services

<p><strong>Advantica® working with you</strong></p> <p>The Advantica® brand provides a range of pre-finished steel products specially formulated for manufactured goods and widely used for diverse applications.</p> <p>The Advantica® product range is available in a wide range of colours, with solid or metallic effects as well as bespoke finishes tailored to individual needs. With continuous investment in research and development Tata Steel constantly update the product portfolio to ensure that they can meet the requirements of the manufactured goods sector.</p> <p><strong>Tailored solutions and services</strong></p> <p>For any customised requirements, Tata Steel can meet your needs with shorter lead times, flexible quantities and further processing.</p> <p>Our technical support team is on hand to help you to define:</p> <p>•  The best solution in view of the application and the manufacturing process.<br/>•  The precautions to be taken regarding the end use of this product.</p> <p>For further information or assistance, please contact us.</p>

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® K | Cleaning and maintenance

Cleaning and maintenance

<p><strong>Cleaning and maintenance</strong></p> <p>All Advantica® products can be cleaned with commercially available, water based cleaning products. The use of abrasive cleaners or scouring pads is not recommended. For controlled environments, ensure that the cleaner is compatible with the pre-finished steel product used on.</p> <p>For further information or assistance, please contact us.</p>

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® SDP 35 Matt T

Advantica SDP 35 Matt T
Specification details

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® SDP 35 Matt T | Product features

Product features

<p><strong>Advantica® SDP 35 Matt T</strong></p> <p>An aesthetic pre-finished steel product with excellent scratch resistance.</p> <p><strong>Characteristics</strong></p> <ul> <li>Textured and matt appearance</li> <li>Excellent scratch resistance</li> <li>Good corrosion and humidity resistance</li> </ul> <p><strong>Substrates available</strong></p> <ul> <li>Hot-dip galvanised to EN 10346</li> </ul> <p><strong>Options</strong></p> <ul> <li>Alternative backing coats available</li> <li>Protective film on request</li> </ul>

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® SDP 35 Matt T | Typical properties

Typical properties

Advantica® SDP 35 Matt T

Properties     Test Standard
Nominal organic
coating thickness
μm 35 EN 13523-1
Specular gloss (60°) GU 5 EN 13523-2
Adhesion on bending T 0 EN 13523-7
Flexibility
(minimum bend radius)
T 2 EN 13523-7
Pencil hardness   H EN 13523-4
Scratch resistance g >2500 EN 13523-12
Abrasion resistance
(Taber, 250 rev.
1kg, CS10 wheels)
mg <20 EN 13523-16
Corrosion resistance:
Neutral salt spray
hours 500 EN 13523-8
Corrosion resistance:
Humidity
hours 1500 EN 13523-26
Corrosion resistance
category
  RC4* EN 10169
UV resistance category   Ruv3 EN 10169

Notes

The figures contained in this table are typical properties and do not constitute a
specification. If forming pre-finished steel below 16°C please consult Tata Steel for further
information.

*Corrosion and humidity performance subject to specification such as minimal metallic
coating weight.

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® SDP 35 T

Advantica SDP 35 T
Specification details

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® SDP 35 Matt T | Product features

Product features

<p><strong>Advantica® SDP 35 Matt T</strong></p> <p>An aesthetic pre-finished steel product with excellent scratch resistance.</p> <p><strong>Characteristics</strong></p> <ul> <li>Textured and matt appearance</li> <li>Excellent scratch resistance</li> <li>Good corrosion and humidity resistance</li> </ul> <p><strong>Substrates available</strong></p> <ul> <li>Hot-dip galvanised to EN 10346</li> </ul> <p><strong>Options</strong></p> <ul> <li>Alternative backing coats available</li> <li>Protective film on request</li> </ul>

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® SDP 35 Matt T | Typical properties

Typical properties

Advantica® SDP 35 Matt T

Properties     Test Standard
Nominal organic
coating thickness
μm 35 EN 13523-1
Specular gloss (60°) GU 5 EN 13523-2
Adhesion on bending T 0 EN 13523-7
Flexibility
(minimum bend radius)
T 2 EN 13523-7
Pencil hardness   H EN 13523-4
Scratch resistance g >2500 EN 13523-12
Abrasion resistance
(Taber, 250 rev.
1kg, CS10 wheels)
mg <20 EN 13523-16
Corrosion resistance:
Neutral salt spray
hours 500 EN 13523-8
Corrosion resistance:
Humidity
hours 1500 EN 13523-26
Corrosion resistance
category
  RC4* EN 10169
UV resistance category   Ruv3 EN 10169

Notes

The figures contained in this table are typical properties and do not constitute a
specification. If forming pre-finished steel below 16°C please consult Tata Steel for further
information.

*Corrosion and humidity performance subject to specification such as minimal metallic
coating weight.

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® SDP 35 T | Solutions and services

Solutions and services

<p><strong>Advantica® working with you</strong></p> <p>The Advantica® brand provides a range of pre-finished steel products specially formulated for manufactured goods and widely used for diverse applications.</p> <p>The Advantica® product range is available in a wide range of colours, with solid or metallic effects as well as bespoke finishes tailored to individual needs. With continuous investment in research and development Tata Steel constantly update the product portfolio to ensure that they can meet the requirements of the manufactured goods sector.</p> <p><strong>Tailored solutions and services</strong></p> <p>For any customised requirements, Tata Steel can meet your needs with shorter lead times, flexible quantities and further processing.</p> <p>Our technical support team is on hand to help you to define:</p> <p>•  The best solution in view of the application and the manufacturing process.<br/>•  The precautions to be taken regarding the end use of this product.</p> <p>For further information or assistance, please contact us.</p>

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® SDP 35 T | Cleaning and maintenance

Cleaning and maintenance

<p><strong>Cleaning and maintenance</strong></p> <p>All Advantica® products can be cleaned with commercially available, water based cleaning products. The use of abrasive cleaners or scouring pads is not recommended. For controlled environments, ensure that the cleaner is compatible with the pre-finished steel product used on.</p> <p>For further information or assistance, please contact us.</p>

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® T

Advantica T
Specification details

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for office furniture - Advantica® T | Product features

Product features

<p><strong>Advantica® T</strong></p> <p>A pre-finished steel product with very good scratch resistance.</p> <p><strong>Characteristics</strong></p> <ul> <li>Very good scratch resistance</li> <li>Good corrosion resistance</li> <li>Lightly textured surface appearance</li> </ul> <p><strong>Substrates available</strong></p> <ul> <li>Hot-dip galvanised to EN 10346</li> <li>Cold reduced to EN 10130</li> </ul> <p><strong>Options</strong></p> <ul> <li>Alternative backing coats available</li> <li>Protective film</li> </ul>

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for office furniture - Advantica® T | Typical Properties

Typical Properties

Advantica® T

Properties     Test Standard
Nominal organic
coating thickness
µm 25 EN 13523-1
Specular gloss (60°) GU 5-50 EN 13523-2
Adhesion on bending T 0 EN 13523-7
Flexibility
(minimum bend radius)
T 1.5 EN 13523-7
Pencil hardness   F EN 13523-4
Scratch resistance g >2500 EN 13523-12
Abrasion resistance
(Taber, 250 rev.
1kg, CS10 wheels)
mg <20 EN 13523-16
Corrosion resistance:
Neutral salt spray
hours 360 EN 13523-8
Corrosion resistance:
Humidity
hours 1000 EN 13523-26
Corrosion resistance
category
  RC3* EN 10169
UV resistance category   Ruv3 EN 10169
CPI category   CPI3* EN 10169

Notes

The figures contained in this table are typical properties and do not constitute a
specification. If forming pre-finished steel below 16°C please consult Tata Steel for further
information.

*Corrosion and humidity performance subject to specification such as minimal metallic
coating weight.

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® T | Solutions and services

Solutions and services

<p><strong>Advantica® working with you</strong></p> <p>The Advantica® brand provides a range of pre-finished steel products specially formulated for manufactured goods and widely used for diverse applications.</p> <p>The Advantica® product range is available in a wide range of colours, with solid or metallic effects as well as bespoke<br/>finishes tailored to individual needs. With continuous investment in research and development Tata Steel constantly update the product portfolio to ensure that they can meet the requirements of the manufactured goods sector.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Tailored solutions and services</strong></p> <p>For any customized requirements, Tata Steel can meet your needs with shorter lead times, flexible quantities and further processing.</p> <p>Our technical support team is on hand to help you to define:</p> <p>•  The best solution in view of the application and the manufacturing process.<br/>•  The precautions to be taken regarding the end use of this product.</p> <p>For further information or assistance, please contact us.</p>

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® T | Cleaning and maintenance

Cleaning and maintenance

<p><strong>Cleaning and maintenance</strong></p> <p>All Advantica® products can be cleaned with commercially available, water based cleaning products. The use of abrasive cleaners or scouring pads is not recommended. For controlled environments, ensure that the cleaner is compatible with the pre-finished steel product used on.</p> <p>For further information or assistance, please contact us.</p>

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® F Flex

Advantica F Flex
Specification details

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica Lighting - Advantica® F Flex | Product features

Product features

<p>Highly flexible pre-finished steel product developed for the manufactured goods market.</p> <p><strong>Characteristics</strong></p> <ul> <li>Designed for high flexibility.</li> <li>Wide range of colours and gloss levels.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Substrates available</strong></p> <ul> <li>Hot-dip galvanised to EN 10346.</li> <li>Cold reduced to EN 10120.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Options</strong></p> <ul> <li>Aluminium look-like aspect.</li> <li>Alternative backing coats available.</li> <li>Protective film.</li> </ul>

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica Lighting - Advantica® F Flex | Typical properties

Typical properties
Properties     Test Standard
Nominal organic
coating thickness
μm 25* EN 13523-1
Specular gloss (60°) GU 20-70 EN 13523-2
Adhesion on bending T 0 EN 13523-7
Flexibility
(minimum bend radius)
T 0 EN 13523-7
Pencil hardness   HB EN 13523-4
Scratch resistance g >1500 EN 13523-12
Abrasion resistance
(Taber, 250 rev.
1kg, CS10 wheels)
mg <30 EN 13523-16
Corrosion resistance: 
Neutral salt spray
hours 240 EN 13523-8
Corrosion resistance: 
Humidity
hours 500 EN 13523-26

 

Notes

*On request, available in a 15μm coating thickness.

The figures contained in this table are typical properties and do not constitute a
specification. If forming pre-finished steel below 16°C please consult Tata Steel for further
information.

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® GM

Advantica GM
Specification details

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica Lighting - Advantica® GM | Product features

Product features

A proven solution for non-aggressive controlled environments with low traffic and minimal food contact.

We have been producing Advantica® GM pre-finished steel over several decades. It is a popular choice in controlled environments where traffic is low and where there is little risk of damage occurring to the product and minimal routine cleaning. It is suitable for use in areas where there is intermittent food contact only.

Advantica® GM is:

  • Easy to clean.
  • Safe for use where direct food contact is minimal.

Substrates available

  • Hot-dip galvanised to EN 10346.

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica Lighting - Advantica® GM | Typical properties

Typical properties

Advantica® GM typical properties table

Properties     Test Standard
Nominal organic
coating thickness
μm 25* EN 13523-1
Specular gloss (60°) GU 20-60 EN 13523-2
Adhesion on bending T 1 EN 13523-7
Flexibility
(minimum bend radius)
T 3 EN 13523-7
Pencil hardness   HB-F EN 13523-4
Scratch resistance g >1800 EN 13523-12
Abrasion resistance
(Taber, 250 rev.
1kg, CS10 wheels)
mg <30 EN 13523-16
Corrosion resistance: 
Neutral salt spray
hours 360 EN 13523-8
Corrosion resistance: 
Humidity
hours 1000 EN 13523-26
Corrosion resistance
category
  RC3** EN 10169
UV resistance category   Ruv3 EN 10169
CPI category   CPI3** EN 10169

Notes

The figures contained in this table are typical properties and do not constitute a
specification. If forming pre-finished steel below 16°C please consult Tata Steel for further
information. If the product is ordered as anti-static, surface resistance will be between 106–109
Ω/cm2 according to ASTM D257.

*For high white shades higher coating thicknesses are required.

**Corrosion and humidity performance subject to specification such as minimal metallic
coating weight.

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica Lighting - Advantica® GM | Technical data

Technical data

<p><strong>Manufactured with care</strong></p> <p>We manufacture Advantica® GM using a hot-dip galvanized substrate to EN 10346. Following a pre-treatment, an anti-corrosive primer is applied. A smooth polyester topcoat is applied on top of the primer. The nominal total organic coating thickness is 25µm.</p> <p>The reverse side of the product has a backing coat which provides excellent adhesion to most forms of adhesive and insulation.</p> <p><strong>Forming and processing</strong></p> <p>Advantica® products can be formed and processed with various techniques including: cutting, shearing, notching, piercing, slitting, press braking, folding, roll forming, spinning and deep drawing.</p> <p><strong>Cleaning and maintenance</strong><br/> As there are so many different sorts and sources of cleaning products on today’s market, recommendations regarding use of the product is the responsibility of the detergent manufacturer. However, we strongly recommend that you follow the advice given below, which is based on our experience.</p> <p>For details of the advice please refer to our Controlled environments brochure</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Choice of colours</strong></p> <p>We can supply Advantica® GM in a variety of colours to meet your needs and design aims. In many cases, we can even match our product to a specific colour – please contact us for further information.</p>

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® PR

Advantica PR
Specification details

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® PR | Product features

Product features

<p><strong>Advantica® PR</strong></p> <p>A pre-finished steel product prepared for applying foam or topcoat.</p> <p><strong>Applications</strong></p> <ul> <li>Wide range of applications for manufactured goods</li> </ul> <p><strong>Characteristics</strong></p> <ul> <li>Provides the flexibility of applying a topcoat</li> <li>Suitable for adhering foam or other materials</li> <li>Good corrosion resistance</li> </ul> <p><strong>Substrates available</strong></p> <ul> <li>Hot-dip galvanised to EN 10346</li> <li>Cold reduced to EN 10130</li> </ul> <p><strong>Options</strong></p> <ul> <li>Can be supplied on both sides</li> <li>High Adhesion (HA): available with superior adhesion properties (epoxy coating)</li> </ul>

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® PR | Typical properties

Typical properties

<p><strong>Advantica® PR</strong></p> <table class="table-dimensions" style="width: auto;" width="136"> <thead> <tr><th>Properties</th><th> </th><th> </th><th>Test Standard</th></tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr> <td>Nominal organic <br/>coating thickness</td> <td>μm</td> <td>7-12</td> <td>EN 13523-1</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Adhesion on bending</td> <td>T</td> <td>2</td> <td>EN 13523-7</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Flexibility <br/>(minimum bend radius)</td> <td>T</td> <td>4</td> <td>EN 13523-7</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Pencil Hardness</td> <td> </td> <td>HB</td> <td>EN 13523-4</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Corrosion resistance: <br/>Neutral salt spray</td> <td>hours</td> <td>150</td> <td>EN 13523-8</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Corrosion resistance: <br/>Humidity</td> <td>hours</td> <td>500</td> <td>EN 13523-26</td> </tr> <tr> <td>CPI category</td> <td> </td> <td>CPI2*</td> <td>EN 10169</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Glue adhesion</td> <td> </td> <td>Good  </td> <td>EN 10169</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Foam adhesion</td> <td> </td> <td>Good</td> <td>EN 10169</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> <p><strong>Notes</strong></p> <p>The figures contained in this table are typical properties and do not constitute a<br/>specification. If forming pre-finished steel below 16°C please consult Tata Steel for further<br/>information.</p> <p>*Humidity performance subject to specification such as minimal metallic coating weight.</p>

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® PR | Solutions and services

Solutions and services

<p><strong>Advantica® working with you</strong></p> <p>The Advantica® brand provides a range of pre-finished steel products specially formulated for manufactured goods and widely used for diverse applications.</p> <p>The Advantica® product range is available in a wide range of colours, with solid or metallic effects as well as bespoke finishes tailored to individual needs. With continuous investment in research and development Tata Steel constantly update the product portfolio to ensure that they can meet the requirements of the manufactured goods sector.</p> <p><strong>Tailored solutions and services</strong></p> <p>For any customised requirements, Tata Steel can meet your needs with shorter lead times, flexible quantities and further processing.</p> <p>Our technical support team is on hand to help you to define:</p> <p>•  The best solution in view of the application and the manufacturing process.<br/>•  The precautions to be taken regarding the end use of this product.</p> <p>For further information or assistance, please contact us.</p>

EN-Construction-Product-Advantica for doors and windows - Advantica® PR | Cleaning and maintenance

Cleaning and maintenance

<p><strong>Cleaning and maintenance</strong></p> <p>All Advantica® products can be cleaned with commercially available, water based cleaning products. The use of abrasive cleaners or scouring pads is not recommended. For controlled environments, ensure that the cleaner is compatible with the pre-finished steel product used on.</p> <p>For further information or assistance, please contact us.</p>