Compliance - Australian Standards
BlueScope has a long history of supplying quality products that meet or exceed Australian Standards at its ISO 9001 certified manufacturing facilities. Not all steel products are created equal, and the BlueScope brand a proven way to ensure high quality and industry-compliant products.
BlueScope's commitment to conforming with all applicable Australian Standards & Codes for steel products sold on the domestic market, gives businesses and their projects confidence in performance, warranty and service. For this reason, BlueScope products are recognised and specified as
- Fully traceable to the point of production
- Conforming to all relevant standards
- Carefully branded and can be easily identified
- Having full documentation – including test certificates, data sheets and project warranty – are available
BlueScope certifies compliance with independently established Standards. Unless otherwise agreed or required by the specification, products are supplied in accordance with the following building codes and standards:Building Codes and Standards:
- How AS are linked to BCA.
- Australasian Certification Authority for Reinforcing and Structural Steels
- AS/NZS 4600 Cold formed steel structure in building
- AS/NZS 1397 Metallic coating and substrate
- AS/NZS 2728 Performance requirements for pre-painted sheet metal
- AS/NZS 3678:2011 Structural steel - Hot rolled plates, floorplates and slabs
- AS/NZS 1594:2002 Hot rolled steel flat products
- AS/NZS 1595:1998 Cold rolled steel
- AS/NZS 1548: 2008 Fine grained, weldable steel plates for pressure equipment
- AS/NZS 1365: 1996 Tolerances for flat-rolled steel products
Compliance to Standards is vital as it gives the specifier and purchaser confidence that the material obtained will perform as intended in the design and use phases of the project.
How to ensure compliance:
- Identifying Markings
- Checklist for Plate compliance
- How to obtain a Test certificate
- Guide to using Test Certificates