Steeline Garage Panel

Steeline GP Panel is a conventional light weight sheet walling profile with a lower rib that gives a unobtrusive appearance in any application you choose to use it on.
Steeline GP Panel is the ideal product to use on the walls of your garage , garden shed or workshop.
With a little bit of imagination it can also be used to make a feature of any wall or area that you want to look a little different.
Steeline GP Panel is made from quality Colorbond®; or Zincalume®; steel, that will stand up to Australia's harsh conditions.

COLORBOND® colours
COLORBOND® colours
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Product specifications

Installation

Principle
The sheets of Steeline GP Panel overlap each other and are fixed progressively along the building in the opposite direction to the prevailing weather. This gives complete weather protection and a fast and efficient method of installation. Each sheet consists of an 'over rib' and an 'under rib' and when put together they form an effective seal preventing water entry.

Laying (Ribs Vertical)

Start at the end of the wall which is away from the prevailing weather. The over?edge should be as shown:

Laying (Ribs Horizontal)

The edge laps must face downwards with the over edge on top as |shown. If end laps are necessary on long runs, allow 75mm per lap. End laps should be sealed with suitable sealant.

Fixing

Recommended fasteners
Steel Framing:
Thickness up to 5mm - No 10x16 Hex Head Self Drilling Tek with neo washer.
Thickness 5 to 6.4mm - No 14x40 Hex Head Self Drilling Tek with neo washer.

Timber Framing:
No. 12x25 Head Type 17 Self Drilling Wood Screw with neo washer.

Side lap fasteners
Use no. 8x12 hex head type s self drilling screw with neo washer or sealed blind rivet. These are added at the midspans of the sheets for support spacing over 800mm for walls to give weatherproofing.

Method of fastening

5 fasteners per girt 15mm from rib as shown. Note: Steeline GP Panel is not suitable for roofing.

Precautions

When unloading bundles of sheeting with a crane always use a spreader bar and fabric slings to prevent damage. When manually handling sheets use clean dry gloves and do not drag sheets over each other. Storage of sheets should be above ground and under cover. Do not locate fasteners less than 25mm from the end of sheets. Do not use punches to form holes for fasteners. Holes are to be drilled or self drilling fasteners are to be used.

Coverage

Steeline GP Panel has an effective coverage of 825mm.

Lengths

Steeline GP Panel can be cut in the factory to any length specified by the customer.

Support recommendations

Maximum support spacings (non-cyclonic)
The recommended maximum support spacing is 1200mm for buildings located under the following conditions as specified by AS. 1170 Part 2 SAA Wind Code:

Area ? Non?cyclonic
Max. Building Height ? 3m
Wind Velocity ? 50m/s
Internal Pressure Coefficient ?+0.2
Terrain Category ?3.

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