GALVASPAN® steel from BlueScope Distribution

Your local BlueScope Distribution team can discuss your GALVASPAN® steel requirements. Made by BlueScope, GALVASPAN® steel is a speciality grade of high-strength, hot-dipped galvanised steel strip product. GALVASPAN® steel was precisely developed for use in manufacturing purlins and girts and is cold roll-formed into a wide range of sizes. GALVASPAN® steel enables the finished section to be lighter and may reduce fixing times through the use of self-drilling or self-tapping screws.

Product

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GALVASPAN® steel used in purlins and girts offers a range of benefits, which can give our customers confidence when choosing GALVASPAN® steel.

  • Purlins backed and warranted by BlueScope warranty*. Contact Technical & Product support at Steel Direct 1800 800 789 to discuss.
  • Access to technical experts and project specific advice
  • Hi-tensile steel core, which produces a strength to weight ratio 60% greater than traditional hot-rolled steel.
  • A minimum zinc coating of 350 grams per square metre, providing excellent corrosion resistance, durability and long life.

GALVASPAN® steel comes in a range of grade options, including:

GALVASPAN® G450 steel: This product is hot-dipped zinc-coated, structural steel. It has a spangled surface and a guaranteed minimum yield strength of 450MPa. GALVASPAN® G450 steel is suitable for roll-forming to a minimum internal diameter of 4t. The product is typically used in roll-formed sections for structural applications.

GALVASPAN® G500 steel: This product is a hot-dipped zinc-coated structural steel that also has a spangled surface and guaranteed minimum yield strength of 500MPa. It is suitable for roll forming to a minimum internal diameter of 4t. The product is typically used in roll-formed sections for structural applications.

GALVASPAN® G550 steel: This product is a hot-dipped zinc-coated structural steel with a spangled surface. It has a guaranteed minimum yield strength of 550MPa. It is suitable for roll forming to a minimum internal diameter of 4t and it is typically used in roll-formed sections for structural applications.

*Warranty: Contact Technical & Product support at Steel Direct 1800 800 789.

Processing

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Your BlueScope Distribution team are experienced and responsive with both technical and local knowledge. Coupled with our national processing capability we offer customers GALVASPAN® steel in slit coil form, with our in-house slitting. We also have shearing equipment for other sheet and coil products, such as COLORBOND® steel.

Our diversified range of products, processing quality and expertise, as well as supply chain and project management capability provide our customers a complete solution. BlueScope Distribution customers appreciate the efficiency our sales teams offer, providing confidence to customers in knowing the quality product they need will be available on time and to project or manufacturing timelines.

GALVASPAN® steel processing services

Your processing services for GALVASPAN® steel products include:

To learn more about our range of steel processing services, please visit our processing page.

Solutions

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GALVASPAN® steel applications

GALVASPAN® steel products are used in the manufacture of purlins and girts for the building industry. Our team can provide a range of coil widths and sizes to suit your manufacturing design needs.

BlueScope Distribution’s value-add solutions

With a national network of branches Australia-wide, your BlueScope Distribution teams provide ease of accessibility and full supply chain solutions for the range of GALVASPAN® steel products. We work closely with our customers to manage product requirements and forecasting to ensure material is available how and when it is needed, so our customers can concentrate on manufacturing end use products for Australian communities. Your BlueScope Distribution team can assist with scheduling, forecasting, consignment options, product labelling and kitting options, nesting, and project management from start to finish.

BlueScope Distribution’s Steel Efficiency Review®

Our Steel Efficiency Review® is available to our customers. It is a service we offer to assist with looking closely at production and processing lines to help our customers identify potential cost and time savings to recommend possible improvements. To learn more, please visit our SER® page.

Complimentary products for GALVASPAN® steel

With BlueScope Distribution, customers can also access a wide range of steel and aluminium products that complement our GALVASPAN® steel coil range. In addition to prepainted products such as COLORBOND® steel, your local branch can supply metallic coated sheet and coil products, hot rolled steel, cold rolled steel, tube, pipe, merchant bar and structural steel.