Australia’s fastest growing Independent Steel Distributor has partnered with the World’s number one pre-painted steel company.

UniCote® is an affordable quality pre-painted metal product tested and manufactured for the harsh Australian Conditions.


About UniCote® Steel

UniCote® is highly durable and flexible with premium weather resistant properties. The paint system is proven to provide resistance to chipping, peeling or cracking along with offering excellent colour retention and high formability. Enhancing design opportunities, providing strength and great appearance, combined with a competitive edge in price and quality.

Recommended End Uses

UniCote® gives great flexibility in design and creates a unique and spectacular architectural appearance. The variety of colours available typify the diverse Australian environment.

UniCote® SADP has excellent colour and gloss retention and is suitable for roofing, fencing, rainwater goods, garage doors and many other end use applications.


UniCote® is made for the tough and demanding Australian conditions. UniCote® is tested to Australian Standards (AS/NZ 2728) providing rollformers, fixers and consumers with confidence of outdoor durability. In fact for residential buildings, under normal well washed conditions of exposure UniCote® SADP can be expected to show:

  • No perforation as a result of corrosion for 30 years on roofing and as much as 15 years on walling, in ISO Atmospheric Classification C 1-3;
  • No cracking, flaking or peeling of the paint film for a minimum of 20 years on roofing in ISO Atmospheric Classification C 1-3.


UniCote® SADP is a highly durable product designed to give excellent colour retention and high formability. UniCote® SADP is a baked on paint system which has different weathering characteristics to standard air drying paints. This proven technology provides resistance to chipping, peeling or cracking and has been performing in the Australian market for many years.


UniCote® is suitable for all roofing, cladding, rainwater goods garage door and many other end use applications. UniCote® is available in an extensive range of classic colours ensuring a solution is available for any Australian landscape.


Finish Coat

Flexible exterior Super Advanced Durable Polyester. The finished coat can be applied both sides of the sheet in the same or different colours.


Hot dipped Aluzinc steel coil AZ150 coating. Manufactured to AS1397: 2011.


Corrosion resistant chromate conversion coating.


Flexible corrosion resistant chromated primer.

Backing Coat

Shadow Grey is applied as a standard backing coat colour.


Typical gloss levels are 25%, measured in accordance with ASTM D523-89 (60 degrees). Non standard gloss levels may be available on application.

Strippable Film

Products can be supplied with an optional strippable protective film. This film should be removed just prior or immediately following product installation.

Tested to

Suitable for ISO 9223
Atmospheric Classifications C 1-3

Warranty and Manufacture

Warranties differ for residential, commercial and industrial buildings in ISO 1-3 environments, depending on whether the product will be used for roofing or cladding.

*Applicable to areas over 1km from Marine and Industrial environments. Refer to specific warranty information for full terms and conditions, including exclusions and minimum maintenance requirements. Buildings close to industrial areas which are exposed to corrosive chemicals may require P.V.D.F for added protections. Visit unicote.com.au and complete the warranty enquiry form.