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SolarSpan® Information Guide

Design roof pitches can often suffer structural steel deflection. with the top skin being an attractive roof profile. with the top sheet being high tensile steel. Continuous COLORBOND® steel ceiling finish. N. Service and › 6 steel. The panels are available in thicknesses ranging from 50mm to 150mm. . Product Performance › 4 SolarSpan® is an ingenious. and the underside being available in a flat or lightly profiled Colorbond® finish. functional and attractive panel. a “stepped” expansion joint is recommended. For projects with longer roof runs. Its outer “skins” are made from BlueScope Colorbond® National Production Coverage. SolarSpan® delivers outstanding insulation properties Expanded polystyrene core. multi residential or light commercial developments. SolarSpan® SolarSpan® Specification and Finishes › 7 utilises an EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) core which has been used extensively in Australia for over Concept to Completion Service › 8 50 years. Technical Support from Bondor® a standard upheld by all reputable Australian steel roofing product manufacturers. Apart from its superior thermal performance. whether they be domestic housing. and unrivalled strength in a roofing panel. It is manufactured in lengths up to 18 metres. High tensile COLORBOND® steel roof sheet.B. Please note that technical information contained in this brochure supercedes all previous published data where applicable. cost effective combination of roofing insulation and ceiling in one durable. shorten installation time and reduce overall construction costs. Our minimum pitch of 2 degrees refers to the actual pitch achieved after deflection. SolarSpan® construction offers the opportunity to reduce structural components.Contents Introduction Features and Benefits › 1 Bondor® has been the market leader in providing light weight thermal building products and systems to the Australian market since the 1950’s. its harsh climatic conditions and local building standards Comparison of Installation Methods › 3 and regulations. SolarSpan® offers an efficient solution for the construction of today’s sustainable buildings. Why use Composite Roofing Systems? › 2 We understand the Australian market. ideal Span Tables Tested to Australian Standards › 5 to meet these Australian conditions. SolarSpan® is a through fixed system suitable for roof pitches of 2 degrees or more. economical building solution for applications requiring long term SolarSpan® Information Brochures › 9 thermal performance and efficiencies. It is the traditional.

and equally. Traditional single skin including insulation and smooth steel. You can relax in cool thermal properties up to R4. Durable and Low maintenance roof system. ✔ Genuine BlueScope Steel.22. ✔ Affordable. ✔ Short Lead times. a popular choice because it provides superior thermal performance with reduced structural components. ✔ Tested for Australian Cyclonic Regions using “lo-hi-lo” cyclonic tests in accordance with latest BCA provisions. first pioneered in Australia by Bondor® for Brisbane’s “Expo 88” pavilions. roofing system. reducing the need for envelopes. enjoy the winter months in insulated warmth. ✔ 10 year manufacturing warranty. 1 . Since then thousands of Australian homes and ✔ Easy installation of a complete commercial buildings have been transformed through the use of SolarSpan®. In the ✔ A complete roofing system summer months the sun regularly heats up your roof to temperatures of 65 degrees and above. It was conventional roofing. comfort during the summer months with SolarSpan®. and lower overall cost. reduced congestion ✔ Up to 50% faster to install than on today’s busy building sites. as 75% of this heat to be radiated through. Features and Benefits SolarSpan® is the Answer Features and Benefits SolarSpan® is a versatile composite panel system providing thermal benefits and simplified installation techniques resulting in shorter construction times. SolarSpan® is an insulated roofing system that lets you enjoy the ambient air ✔ Superior BCA Part J Compliant temperature without this radiated heat. aluminium and polycarbonate roofing allow as much ceiling all in one. ✔ Strong. With increasing legislation for more energy efficient building ✔ Large spans. SolarSpan® composite technology has become costly additional support structures.

Why use Composite Roofing Systems? Insulated Panel Roofing Systems Versus Traditional Steel Roofing Systems • Provide easy compliance to Part J of the BCA by providing roofing. insulation and ceiling in one product. They do not reflect the significant time saved on site or disruption to the construction flow presented by conventional systems. batts and spacer battens. Designers are not lost while gyprockers or suspended ceiling installers and installers have been forced to increase bulk insulation complete the ceiling linings. cost savings over traditional systems. mesh and labour means the installations. the competitive edge G G IN IN ON ON $700K for your client. install cost of conventional methods. provide • Ease of installation means less labour required to install roof. eliminating the need for messy wire mesh. crumble or lose its effectiveness over time. roofing products like SolarSpan® and MetecnoSpan®. in structural steel. • Significantly higher spanning capability means a reduction in structural steel. The higher cost of the composite panels is more than offset by substantial savings • Eliminates thermal bridging and reduces thermal transfer. • Panels lock together offering a near airtight seal that reduces air leakage and improves energy efficiency therefore saving heating or cooling costs. labour and time required with conventional • Savings in structural steel. Cost and Time Comparison Once the SolarSpan® system is fastened in place. both the roof Complying with Part J of the BCA has. Cost and time frame comparison table $1M Key: $900K Traditional 4 weeks earlier $800K SolarSpan® occupation. and ceiling systems are effectively complete – further weeks added cost to conventional roofing installations. project is completed much quicker for roughly the same The numbers shown here compare the two systems’ raw costs. See your local representative for up to date pricing. 2 . thicknesses and add components to control insulation compression at the fixing point.000m2 air conditioned showroom. without a doubt. • Up to 50% quicker installation means end users can take up occupancy weeks ahead of schedule therefore generating Independent cost analysis has confirmed that composite earlier cash flow. ITI ITI ND ND CO CO R $600K R AI AI $500K $400K GS C EILIN DED PEN SUS $300K ® AN TS SP SHEE R R OOF $200K LA NS / SO ATTE SPACE R B N/ LATIO $100K INSU WIRE S PURLIN 0 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Weeks Typical construction segment timeline – 3. • Insulation does not compress. Note: Independent costing carried out in 2009 is for comparative purposes only.

place. Jason Gibbons Quality Coldroom Constructions 3 . It truly is a complete Roof sheets. are carried into position and carefully aligned with previous sheets.” onto the roof. and then spreading and fixing roof sheeting. The roof sheet is then tacked in place. craned directly from the ground or truck and carefully swung Safety mesh is the most common fall protection method in into position on the roof. Step 2: Insulation the ground directly into Once the safety mesh is in position on the roof.” size . with multiple steps and subsequent increased costs. have made this process even more cumbersome. the awkward size rolls are “man-handled” across previously laid roof areas to “A complete Roofing and Insulation be un-wrapped and cut to System in one simple to install product. Products like Bondor® SolarSpan® make life a whole lot easier compression of the bulk for the roofing installer. rolling out bulk insulation. roof. Step 1: Wire Painstakingly labour intensive. all in one. fastened in place. combining several of these process are required to reduce features into one product. position. The roofing system is completed in a fraction of the time it would take to install all the other products individually. where it is immediately purlin. are definitely the way of the future. often requiring multiple scissor lifts to prepare & pull the wire across un-protected roof spans. are replaced by a single lift of the sheeting is fastened to the SolarSpan® product onto the roof. Step 1: Crane Step 2: Secure Panels are lifted from Panels are secured. insulation and often ceiling. a relatively new addition to the install Composite roofing systems. use on commercial roofing projects in Australia. Then the installers must “crawl” the scissor lift from below the roof area along each wire overlap to stitch the lap together. Comparison of Installation Methods Conventional Roofing Method Bondor® Composite Roofing Conventional commercial roofing systems have become labour Bondor® insulated composite panels such as SolarSpan® are intensive. Essentially the several steps used insulation when the roof in conventional roofing. Recent regulations to improve safety and energy efficiency. It was slow and labour Step 3: Spacer Batten intensive. over the insulation. For so many years I installed roofing the ‘conventional’ way – laying safety mesh. Step 4: Roof Sheet I’ve found that working with composite products like SolarSpan® is safer and more efficient. previously loaded roofing and insulation system in one simple to install product. It provides. Spacer battens.then rolled out into “I wish I’d found SolarSpan® many years earlier than I did.

6 24 25 (b) 125mm 15. 3000 Anticipated electricity price increases will also have a 2000 major impact on building design and construction.1 36.7 25.5 4. The savings earned will continue throughout the life of the building.9 can be substantially improved.2 37. your building’s overall thermal performance 3 R 2.7 44.Product Performance Primary Energy Consumption in Australia by fuel Thermal Efficency and Energy Consumption 6000 Renewables Thermally efficient buildings require less heating and 5000 Gas Oil cooling.1:2002 “Materials for the 6 thermal insulation of buildings”.1:2004.6 2.2 Thermal Insulation .0 15.3 2 Typical R value over the life of the building.6 you can see from the following graph simply by increasing panel thickness.3 18.1 35.8 3. Ensuring each building is as energy efficient as possible is 1000 the key factor for those conscious of cost and environmental PJ savings.4 22.2 2.8 41. The Sound Transmission Class (STC) and the Weighted Sound Reduction Index (Rw) of the roof panel were calculated using the procedures respectively specified by AS 1276-1979 and AS/NZS ISO 717.1 Acoustic Acoustic testing of SolarSpan® has been performed in compliance with the requirements of AS 1191-2002 “Acoustics – Method for Laboratory Measurement of Airborne Sound Insulation of Building Elements”.3 23. which in turn draws less electricity. 1973 1977 1981 1985 1989 1993 1997 2001 2006 -74 -78 -82 -86 -90 -94 -98 -02 -07 Source: ABARE.8 19.4 23.1 17.3 30.4 16.Total Values 0 Panel Thickness 50 75 100 125 150 50mm 75mm 100mm 125mm 150mm R value at 8˚C (m2k/W) 1. including AS/NZS 4859.2 SolarSpan® Panel Thickness R value at 20˚C (m2k/W) 1.2 4 R 3.4 19. R 1. Australian energy statistics Thermal Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) thermal conductivity has been Thermal Insulation ‘R Rating’ Performance tested in accordance with relevant Australian Standard and Thermal Insulation ‘R’ (m2k/W) BCA provisions. ultimately 4000 Black Coal reducing green house gas emissions. Reducing energy Brown Coal consumption lowers fossil fuel dependency.1 17.7 19.6 required for BCA Part J 1 compliance = R 3.6 2.9 3.7 21.6 4.0 20.5 19. Reduce the noise pollution both inside and out.7 18.1 44.6 21. As R 4.9 23 24 4 .4 18. Freq Hz 100 160 200 250 315 400 630 800 1000 1250 1600 2000 2500 3150 5000 STC Rw (a) 50mm 15.7 39.0 34. 5 SolarSpan® offers varying levels of thermal performance.3 2. providing lower energy costs R 2.3 37.

Fixing at each rib for non-cyclonic regions and each rib and pan for cyclonic regions with 14g tek .1 1.1 900 3.Cyclonic: Based on dominate opening pressure.5 800 2.7 2.8 1. Cpi = +0.Cantilever Single Multi. 5. .1 1.Cantilever Single Multi. .42 2. . .6 1600 6. 550 2. Distributed live load of 0.6 3.6 3.7 screws (or equivalent) are required.3 1400 3. . Overhangs: d) Combination Factor .Non-Cyclonic: Building has no dominate openings & more than one 6.5 800 2.3 3.2 7.1 .50 2.1 900 3.) a) E xternal Pressure .1 900 5.7 550 3. .Ratio of building height to least horizontal dimension on plan.6 1800 C2 5.Cfig = -2. Non-Cyclonic Panel Thickness 50mm 75mm 100mm 125mm 150mm Max Span (m) Max Span (m) Max Span (m) Max Span (m) Max Span (m) ULS Design Max.0 2.1 1600 4. Wind Wind Cantilever Single Multi. Cpi = + 0.1 1.1 1.7 2. 550 2.6 550 4.0 7.Cantilever Single Multi.9 separate loadcase.1 900 3.25kPa (as per AS/NZS 1170. 600 2. Max. e) Non-cyclonic . of value stated or 40% of backspan.5. 4.Kc = 0.4 1200 3.5 1000 C4 10.3 3. 1.5 . b) Internal Pressure .1 6.Cantilever Single Multi.0 1300 C3 7.3 1500 N5 5. Overhang min. permeable wall or is effectively sealed.Wind Loads for Housing. Span Tables Tested to Australian Standard Spans Bondor® provides the latest Ultimate Limit State load tables specifically developed for Australian conditions.Cantilever Single Multi.Cantilever Single Multi. .35 3.0 2.3 1200 3.1) has been allowed for.5 700 2.0 2.6 3. Max.3 1600 3.7 2.3 2.Cfig = -1. Max.08 1.95 a) Max. .5 5.9 4. our tables make selecting the right span and panel thickness easy.1kPa dead load) for light duty fittings (lights.7 6.1 1000 3.0 2. Self weight of the panel has been allowed for.8 1200 4.5 800 2. .0 1200 5.8 5. Cyclonic .9 3.5 5.51 .8 550 3.Cantilever Class Pressure Span Span (mm) Span Span (mm) Span Span (mm) Span Span (mm) Span Span (mm) (kPa) C1 3. Max.5 . 600 Notes: 1. Concentrated load of 140kg (as per AS/NZS 1170.Cantilever Single Multi. c) Local Pressure .9 3.Least Horizontal Dimension on Plan < 20m (a = 4m). etc. Max. Wind speeds and coefficients based on AS 4055 . 5 . Serviceability deflection limit of span/150 has been allowed for.1 1. Roof pressure coefficients based on the following worst case assumptions: (0. Wind Wind Single Multi.7 1.1) on any one panel has been allowed for as a h/d < 0. Max.9 3.1 900 Cyclonic Panel Thickness 50mm 75mm 100mm 125mm 150mm Max Span (m) Max Span (m) Max Span (m) Max Span (m) Max Span (m) ULS Design Max. Cpe = -0. plus an allowance of up to 10kg/m2 2. .5 8.5 . as a separate loadcase.57.0 2. .2 2400 N3 2.17 1.Cantilever Class Pressure Single Multi- Span Span (mm) Span Span (mm) Span Span (mm) Span Span (mm) Span Span (mm) (kPa) N2 1.8 550 2.4 900 3. Max. 1.1kN concentrated load based on strength limit state 3. . . Max.12 .1 1900 N4 3.9 900 3.51 3. Whether you are selecting SolarSpan® for cyclonic or non cyclonic locations. Kl = 1.28 b) O  verhangs include an allowance for a 1.7 1200 3.

great that Bondor® have increased their production capacity and established a national network that offers the availability of the product on short lead times. 6 . SolarSpan® Service The long term popularity of SolarSpan® as a proven composite roof has enabled Bondor® to deploy a dedicated national SolarSpan® sales team with a customer orientated approach providing indepth product knowledge and superior service. engineering & technical support SolarSpan® panels are made to order & available for every situation. generally less than 5 days. design & concept stage. and has developed a detailed understanding of what is required to meet our harsh climates and energy efficiency regulations. targeting greater thermal efficiency. backed up with excellent service and technical support. Service. Production Process Bondor® manufacture SolarSpan® in their Clients & architects consult with Bondor® Bondor® work with architects through the factories across Australia.Production Coverage. happens before. improve their products. with Bondor® manufacturing and distribution The growth in SolarSpan® market acceptance has been so facilities across Australia. The product is manufactured throughout our network of manufacturing facilities. SolarSpan® have a range of finishes Design. have the best material and advice for your projects. Bondor® is constantly looking for ways to State of the art research. delivered on time. ensuring all customers throughout Australia have ready access to SolarSpan® in a wide colour range. meeting/reducing times & on budget. facilitates easy & quick construction. Bondor® provide safe & secure delivery to Simple installation of SolarSpan® panels Small to large scale projects completed. during and after install. development and testing techniques to reduce construction time and ultimately reduce facilities ensures you always installation costs. manufactured to strict standards. Testing and Technical Support Bondor® has been producing composite panels in Australia for over 50 years. ensure a quality product. to discuss the possibilites for every project. Through its own Research and Development. & Support from Bondor® SolarSpan® Availability SolarSpan® is readily available.

multi dwellings. Standard colours are from the BlueScope Steel Colorbond® Detail illustration of SolarSpan®. Fasteners must be installed through every rib and manufactured with a minimum Class 4 anti corrosion coating. 75mm. range. Pale Eucalypt® Paperbark® Shale Grey® Gutters need to be designed in accordance with AS HB39 and Note: Check against Colorbond® sample as printed colours may not be accurate. SolarSpan® Specification and Finishes SolarSpan® Panel Specifications Max Skin Temperature Width Core Material Length Thermal Conductivity Adhesive Underside Finish Permitted Cut to order Thermosetting SL Grade Polystyrene 1000mm cover Min. 50mm. 100mm) and two non standard thicknesses (125mm and 150mm) and two finishes for the ceiling. plain or elegance.038 W/mK 78˚C Two part adhesive Smooth or Elegance 13. Other BlueScope Steel Colorbond® colours from their light and mid colour range may be available on special order (minimum order quantities apply). The core COLORBOND® steel colours is bonded to the inside and outside skins using a two part Polyurethane glue during manufacture. minimum order quantity applies). Standard Colour is Surfmist® (other available.5kg/m3 Max. Plain Elegance 7 . if larger than domestic size should be fixed to structural fascias and not directly to SolarSpan® panel. 75mm and 100mm and is also available in 125mm and 150mm thicknesses on special order. Product Specification SolarSpan® by Bondor® is an insulated composite roofing and 32 ceiling panel and it has the following properties. warehouses. It is the perfect choice where BCA Part J thermal performance is required or where you need a controlled atmosphere. Composite panels are interlocked together. SolarSpan® Finishes SolarSpan® is available in three standard thicknesses (50mm. supermarkets. factory buildings and retail outlets.42mm G550 high tensile AZ150 coated steel to AS 1397. residential housing. The external roof cladding skin is manufactured using 1000mm Cover 0. Surfmist® Classic Cream™ Dune® Headland® End laps for long roof runs should be formed by stepped expansion joints (requires support steel step).60mm Colorbond® steel to AS 1397 formed with “Elegance” profiles or Plain finishes. 1800mm 0.55 G300. The internal ceiling cladding skin is manufactured using 0. The insulated core is available in a choice of standard thicknesses. SolarSpan® ceiling finishes Polyethelene infill strips are available to suit the sheet profile. 18m (CFC free) Product Suitability SolarSpan® trapezoidal insulated roof panel is suitable for covered outdoor areas. A roof slope of 2 degrees or more is required. Flashings are manufactured from 0. Fasteners are to be fitted with washers of either galvanized steel or aluminium. AZ150 BlueScope Colorbond® steel and installed to Australian Standards.

Refer to BlueScope steel Technical Bulletin. Panels should always be kept dry and if placed on site. Delivery To Site All deliveries are by road transport direct to site or store as arranged. Strap-down Corner Angles. MAX.2 metres. Sheets are packed external sheet to external sheet to reduce pack height. cargo straps should be spaced approximately every 2. 4 2 Installation code for metal roof and wall cladding. Bondor® provides project specific warranties. client’s responsibility. Our warranties are supported by our exclusive steel supplier. Panels per pack depend on the panel thickness. 9. 4. 3.HB39 .0 metres and the maximum pack height is 1.0m: 1. Unloading remains the Fig. Packing For Shipment Fig. panel spans. 5. 2. To secure panels. 2m Fig. BlueScope Arrangement for Shipping. Turn Up / Turn Down Tool. Maintenance Recommendation When the product is installed as per manufacturer’s recommendations. 3 4 2 Fig. All packs have MDF liner sheets applied to the top and bottom as well as metal packing angles to protect the panel during transport (Fig. Positioning of Panel Packs and Cargo Strap. Specifier Sample Kit. Project warranty assessments can be provided during the design phase to assist with material finish selection. Warranties Fig. Unloading of Panels of > 8. all exterior metal surfaces not exposed to wash down by rain will benefit from occasional washing to remove a build-up of pollutants and corrosive salts. just ask. thermal & acoustic performance. 4).0m.Concept to Completion Service Professional Design Assistance Bondor® offer specialist assistance during the early design and documentation phase. Fig. 5). The maximum sheet length is 18. Sling Separator (Timber/Channels).0m (Fig. installation. 8. Refer to figures 7 and 8 for recommended steps to unload panels. 2. We have a dedicated in house technical team ready to assist with all design and engineering aspects of material finish. We’re here to help. figure 9. Long lengths are subject to reduced pack height. 6. 6).0 m: 3. Skylight System. Fig. 4. Fig. Lifting Sling. SolarSpan® panels are manufactured with a protective film applied to both the internal & external skins. 8 . Technical Bulletin. fire performance. If you have a question. Unloading of Panels of < 8. Sample of Packing Fig. Slip-On Fork Spreader. use of a slip-on fork spreader is recommended (refer Fig. 1. SolarSpan® roofs 1 should be installed according to Standards Australia . Spreader Beam. Please seek advice for product selection when in close proximity to breaking surf or other potentially corrosive environments. allowing adequate drainage and ventilation of the panel pack. 7. slightly inclined. For lifting panels > 5. stored off the ground. BlueScope Steel.

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