The treatment of premature corrosion
in metal sheeting
Many modern metal clad buildings built around
the mid to late eighties are suffering from premature corrosion.
This problem starts at the end of the manufacturing stage
when the sheets are cut to size for installation. The shearing
action damages the top coating and corrosion sets in from
Unless maintenance staff inspect the roof on
a regular basis most occupants of the building are unaware
of this problem. If left untreated the cost implications for
the owner of the building or the tenant on a full repairing
lease (schedule of dilapidations) could be considerable.
We have been addressing this problem for nearly
ten years and have developed an effective economical system
The pictures opposite illustrate the type of
corrosion we have encountered.