TATA STEEL | SPECIFIERS’ GUIDE OCTOBER 2017 | BUILDING PRODUCTS 27 protective layer to offer unrivalled corrosion protection; even on cut edges as was showcased on previous generations of the product. The high build three-layer product is made up with a corrosion resistant primer, before a coloured layer with polyamide beads is laid on top to provide the product’s desired aesthetic finish. The final layer is a protective clear coat, which provides an additional barrier to enhance UV resistance. Enhanced performance A superior building envelope solution, the new Colorcoat Prisma has been tested worldwide in varying extreme climates with impressive results. When exposed to artificial UVA, UVB and Xenon rays for accelerated testing, the three layer system showcased significant colour retention. As such, the new product pushes the boundaries of UV performance and surpasses the highest European standards for corrosion and UV resistance. Tested and analysed by many independent institutes in countries across the globe as well as Colorcoat supply chain partners, Colorcoat Prisma has been accredited and approved, exceeding all expectations. In fact it is the most independently tested product in the 50-year history of Tata Steel’s prefinished steel products, and has been tested to various standards and certified by a multitude of external bodies such as the British Board of Agrément, Polish ITB, German U-Mark, Russian GOST standards and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). Extended Confidex Guarantee Offering superior durability, the multi-layer product provides a chrome-free solution that delivers higher colour and gloss retention, as well as improved corrosion protection. As a clear demonstration of this enhanced reliability and performance, the new generation of Colorcoat Prisma is available with an extended Confidex Guarantee of up to 40 years.
Building Products October 2017
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