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Hibond 80 is a composite steel flooring system with the deepest flooring profile allowing longer un-propped spans, minimising beam layout.
The use of galvanised steel decking sheet should be avoided:
Chemical admixtures may only be used with Dimond Structural Flooring Systems if they are compatible with galvanised steel.
Past history of use of Dimond Structural Flooring Systems indicate that provided the system design, product use and maintenance is in line with the guidelines of Flooring Systems Design Manual, Dimond Structural Flooring Systems can reasonably be expected to meet the performance criteria in Clause B1 Structure and B2 Durability of the New Zealand Building Code for a period of not less than 50 years, provided they are kept free from moisture.
Dimond Structural Flooring Systems designed using the Fire Design Sections 3.3.4, 3.4.6 and 3.5.6 of this manual and will meet the performance criteria in Clauses C3 and C4 of the New Zealand Building Code (section 3.3.4 is based on testing to EN 1365-2 and sections 3.4.6 and 3.5.6 are based on HERA reports R4-82 and R4-131).
Using the Flooring Acoustic Performance sections 3.3.5, 3.4.7 and 3.5.7, Dimond Structural Flooring Systems can be designed using this manual for guidance to achieve Sound Transmission Class (STC) and Impact Insulation Class (IIC) of 55 meet the requirements of the current New Zealand Building Code Clause G6, airborne and impact sound.
Where products used in Dimond Structural Flooring Systems are manufactured by other suppliers, compliance to the New Zealand Building Code should be checked with that product's manufacturer.
Dimond is New Zealand's largest manufacturer of steel roofing, cladding, structural and rainwater goods.
As part of the Fletcher Steel family, Dimond Structural offer technical expertise backed by a history of supplying purlins and composite steel decking in to a range of major New Zealand projects.Product Enquiries