This issue of Galvanize provides additional advice to the Building Code of Australia for the corrosion protection of structural steel in housing and related applications. It deals with the common issues but cannot describe all situations and independent professional advice must be sought if there is any doubt.
The National Construction Code 2019 Building Code of Australia – Volume 2 (Amendment 1) sets out the requirements
for corrosion protection of certain structural steel members such as:
• Bearers supporting a timber floor or non-loadbearing stud wall
• Strutting beams supporting roof and ceiling loads
• Lintels supporting a roof, ceiling, frame, and timber floor
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