Technical Manual

The Dimond Roofing & Cladding Manual is a comprehensive document for Architects, Specifiers & Roofers to use when designing projects to meet the capabilities of our roofing systems.

Download full manualV06.02 Last updated 16.11.2018
2.1 ROOFING & CLADDING PROFILE PERFORMANCE

2.1.1 Durability Information

  • 2.1.1.1 General Performance Statement
  • 2.1.1.2 Environments
  • 2.1.1.3 Warranty
  • 2.1.1.4 Life Cycle Costing and Maintenance Options

2.1.2 Recommended Installer Programme


2.1.3 General System Design

  • 2.1.3.1 Profile Span and Curvature Quick Guide
  • 2.1.3.2 Roof Profile Flow Capacity
  • 2.1.3.3 Dissimilar Materials
  • 2.1.3.4 Thermal Movement
  • 2.1.3.5 Condensation
  • 2.1.3.6 Flashing Design
  • 2.1.3.7 Reflectance Values


2.1.4 Specific Design by Profile

Includes sections on Profile Information, Loan/Span/Fastener Detailed Design, Specification and Link to Drawings

2.1 ROOFING & CLADDING PROFILE PERFORMANCE

Updated November 2018.

2.2 ROOFING & CLADDING COMPONENTS

2.2.1 Material and Finish

  • 2.2.1.1 ColorCote® ZinaCore™ (formerly ZR8)
  • 2.2.1.2 ColorCote® ZinaCore X™ (formerly ZRX)
  • 2.2.1.3 ColorCote® AlumiGard X™ / AlumiGard™ (formerly ARX and AR8)
  • 2.2.1.4 Zincalume®
  • 2.2.1.5 Colorsteel® Endura™
  • 2.2.1.6 Colorsteel® MAXX™
  • 2.2.1.7 Aluminium
  • 2.2.1.8 Duraclad
  • 2.2.1.9 ColorCote® MagnaFlow™ (formerly ZM8)
  • 2.2.1.10 ColorCote® MagnaFlow™ X (formerly ZMX)
  • 2.2.1.11 Zinc
  • 2.2.1.12 Copper


2.2.2 Underlays

  • 2.2.2.1 Bitumen Coated Building Paper
  • 2.2.2.2 Synthetic Fire Retardant Underlays
  • 2.2.2.3 Galvanised Wire Mesh


2.2.3 Fasteners

  • 2.2.3.1 Buildex Screw Fasteners
  • 2.2.3.2 Washers
  • 2.2.3.3 Decking Clips – Double
  • 2.2.3.4 Continuous Clips
  • 2.2.3.5 Tee Bolt Assembly


2.2.4 Flashings

  • 2.2.4.1 Metal Flashings
  • 2.2.4.2 Profiled Foam Strip – Ecofoam
  • 2.2.4.3 Dektite Flashings

2.2 ROOFING & CLADDING COMPONENTS

Updated November 2018.

2.3 INSTALLATION INFORMATION
  • 2.3.1 Handling and Storage
  • 2.3.2 Layout and Fastening
  • 2.3.3 Flashings / Penetrations
  • 2.3.4 General Workmanship

2.3 ROOFING & CLADDING INSTALLATION INFORMATION

Updated June 2018.

2.4 SPECIALISED SYSTEMS INFORMATION

2.4.1 Natural Lighting Systems

  • 2.4.1.1 Performance
  • 2.4.1.1.1 Natural Lighting System Performance
  • 2.4.1.1.2 Durability, Life Cycle Costing, Warranties, Maintenance
  • 2.4.1.1.3 Light Transmission Design
  • 2.4.1.1.4 Solar Heat Gain Calculation
  • 2.4.1.1.5 Load / Span Design
  • 2.4.1.1.6 Condensation Control & Insulation
  • 2.4.1.1.7 Fire Resistance
  • 2.4.1.1.8 Safety
  • 2.4.1.1.9 Specification
  • 2.4.1.1.10 Detail Drawings
  • 2.4.1.2 Components
    • 2.4.1.2.1 Profile Range
    • 2.4.1.2.2 Barrier Strip
    • 2.4.1.2.3 Fasteners
    • 2.4.1.2.4 Dimond Skylight Film
    • 2.4.1.2.5 Flashings
    • 2.4.1.2.6 Mid Span Support
    • 2.4.1.2.7 Safety Mesh
    • 2.4.1.2.8 Profile Strip
  • 2.4.1.3 Installation Information
    • 2.4.1.3.1 Handling and Storage
    • 2.4.1.3.2 Sheet Layout and Fasteners
    • 2.4.1.3.3 Flashings and Stop Ends
    • 2.4.1.3.4 General Workmanship

2.4.2 Curved Roofing Systems

  • 2.4.2.1 Performance
    • 2.4.2.1.1 Curved Roofing Performance
    • 2.4.2.1.2 Crimp Curved and Roll Curved Roofing System Design
    • 2.4.2.1.3 Drape Curved Roofing System Design
    • 2.4.2.1.4 Specification
  • 2.4.2.2 Components
    • 2.4.2.2.1 Crimp Curved Sheets
    • 2.4.2.2.2 Drape Curved Sheets
    • 2.4.2.2.3 Roll Curved Sheets
    • 2.4.2.2.4 Curved Flashings
  • 2.4.2.3 Installation Information
    • 2.4.2.3.1 Framing and Fasteners
    • 2.4.2.3.2 Sheet Termination

2.4.3 Insulation Systems

  • 2.4.3.1 Thermal Insulation Systems
    • 2.4.3.1.1 Performance
    • 2.4.3.1.2 Components
    • 2.4.3.1.3 Installation Information
  • 2.4.3.2 Rain Noise Insulation Systems
    • 2.4.3.2.1 Performance
    • 2.4.3.2.2 Components
    • 2.4.3.2.3 Installation

2.4.4 Ventilation Systems

  • 2.4.4.1 Performance of Natural Ventilation
    • 2.4.4.1.1 Dimond Fixed Ridge Ventilators
    • 2.4.4.1.2 Ampelair Wind Driven Ventilators

2.4.5 Safety Systems

  • 2.4.5.1 Performance
  • 2.4.5.2 Components
  • 2.4.5.3 Installation Information For online

2.4 SPECIALISED SYSTEMS INFORMATION

Updated June 2018.

3.1 RAINWATER PERFORMANCE
  • 3.1.1 Rainwater Disposal System Performance Statement
  • 3.1.2 Durability, Warranty, Maintenance
  • 3.1.3 Installer Programme
  • 3.1.4 Rainwater Disposal System Design
    NOTE: Includes sections on Flow Capacity, Thermal Movement, Specification and Detailed Drawings

3.1 RAINWATER PERFORMANCE

Updated November 2018.

3.2 RAINWATER COMPONENTS

3.2 COMPONENTS

  • 3.2.1 Materials and Finish
  • 3.2.2 Brackets and Fasteners
  • 3.2.3 Downpipes
  • 3.2.4 Flashings
  • 3.2.5 Stop Ends
  • 3.2.6 Droppers

3.2 RAINWATER COMPONENTS

Updated November 2018.

3.3 RAINWATER INSTALLATION INFORMATION
  • 3.3.1 Handling and Storage
  • 3.3.2 Layout and Fixing
  • 3.3.3 General Workmanship

3.3 RAINWATER INSTALLATION INFORMATION

Updated November 2018.

3.4 RAINWATER DURABILITY, WARRANTY, MAINTENANCE
  • 3.4.1 Product Technical Statement
  • 3.4.2 Description
  • 3.4.3 Design Instructions
  • 3.4.4 Construction Instructions

3.4 RAINWATER DURABILITY, WARRANTY, MAINTENANCE

Updated June 2018.

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B
C

ColorCote ® MagnaFlow™

ColorCote ® MagnaFlow™ X

ColorCote® AlumiGard™ & AlumiGard™ X

ColorCote® ZinaCore™

ColorCote® ZinaCore™ X

Colorsteel® Endura™

Colorsteel® MAXX™

Curved Roofing

D

Dimondclad Rib 20

Dimondclad Rib 50

Dimondek® 300

Dimondek® 400

Dimondek® 630

Durolite® Webglass

Durolite® Webglass Plus

Durolite® FireGuard® 2 (FG2)

Durolite® FireGuard® 3 (FG3)

Durolite® HeatGuard® 4 (HG4)

Durolite® HeatGuard® 8 (HG8)

E

EuroPanel®

Eurotray® Angle Seam

Eurotray® Double Standing Seam

Eurotray® Lite

Eurotray® Roll Cap

Eurotray® Roll Seam

F
H

Heritage Tray™

L
M
Q
R

Rainwater Heads

S
T

Thermal Insulation Systems

U
V
Z