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13 Sep 2021
THE HISTORY OF MASTERSPEC
Construction Information Limited (CIL) is a New Zealand owned and operated industry organisation incorporated in 1995 to manage and create information...
09 Sep 2021
THE BEST WAY TO COLLABORATE THROUGH MASTERSPEC
There’s nothing quite like the peace of mind of a professional, well-thought-out specification. Build quality specifications in Masterspec with...
31 Aug 2021
SPECIFYING SCNZ STRUCTURAL STEEL ON MASTERSPEC
Structural Steel New Zealand (SCNZ) has had a Structural Steel specification document based on AS/NZS 5131 since 2018. However, a new industry...
04 Aug 2021
PURLINS & GIRTS MOVING DAY
Masterspec existing branded Purlin and Girt sections are on the move, but not far. For a long time they have not quite been in the right CBI number,...
04 Aug 2021
CONCRETE TERMINOLOGY & TYPES
With three new branded sections relating to concrete, we have provided a brief overview article describing common concrete terminology and related...
03 Aug 2021
MONTHLY PRODUCT PARTNER EVENTS AT MASTERSPEC
Partner Manager Trish Croot is excited to introduce a brand new, monthly networking opportunity to Masterspec Partners. Join us at the Masterspec head...
03 Aug 2021
mDOCS, BE A PART OF GROWING TECHNICAL RESOURCES FOR THE INDUSTRY
mDocs technical library is a free resource within your subscription that will help ensure the entire specifying community has the right documents, at...
03 Aug 2021
WHY INCLUDE THE WARRANTY AGREEMENT FORM?
The Masterspec section 1237WA WARRANTY AGREEMENT is a blank, standard form of a warranty agreement, available in all Masterspec systems except Minor...
02 Aug 2021
MASTERSPEC'S HELPDESK FOR SPECIFIERS AND PARTNERS
Are you a designer that’s creating a specification and have a quick question? Or maybe you are a Masterspec Partner and need some direction on where...
20 Jul 2021
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER SECTIONS FOR JULY 2021
In case you missed our Masterspec NOTES at the beginning of the month, here is a list with reference links for the new work sections published for...
29 Jun 2021
NEW GENERIC WORK SECTION - 5517 BENCHTOPS
Masterspec are happy to announce a new generic section, 5517 Benchtops, that encompasses the specification of a broad range of benchtops across...
29 Jun 2021
2391 RE-LEVELLING FOUNDATIONS & FLOORS - A NEW GENERIC SECTION
This new Masterspec section 2391 RE-LEVELLING FOUNDATIONS & FLOORS relates to the repair and re-levelling of existing foundations and floors of small...
03 Jun 2021
HOW MUCH DOES MASTERSPEC COST?
With seven different libraries to choose from, Masterspec has all you need to create a quality, New Zealand construction specification for any design....
11 May 2021
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER SECTIONS FOR MAY 2021
In case you missed our Masterspec NOTES at the beginning of the month, here is a list with reference links for the new Product Partner work sections...
29 Apr 2021
BUILDING CODE UPDATES 2020-2021 - INTERNAL MOISTURE
On the 4th November 2021, the changes to NZBC E3/AS1 and the addition of E3/AS2 become the Acceptable Solutions for Internal Moisture. But it is...
29 Apr 2021
LIST OF WORK SECTIONS WITH NZBC CHANGES - MAY 2021
With the updating of the Masterspec libraries, we thought it may be useful to provide the complete list of work sections that have been updated so you...
28 Apr 2021
BUILDING CODE UPDATES 2020-2021 - TIME TO ABSORB & APPLY
On the 3rd of November 2021, the 12 month transition period ends for the NZBC changes introduced in November 2020. This means the previous editions of...
28 Apr 2021
PROTECTION FROM FIRE UPDATES
This article delivers a summary of a number of the more significant updates to C/VM2 and C/AS2. Minor amendments to C/VM1 and C/AS1 were also made,...
28 Apr 2021
STORMWATER DRAINAGE DESIGN – NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN NZBC E1 NOVEMBER 2020 UPDATE
November 2020 brought a number of updates to the Building Code, including a new Acceptable Solution in the form of E1/AS2 in its newest version,...
25 Mar 2021
UPDATES TO MASTERSPEC INTUMESCENT PAINT – STEELWORK SECTIONS
Late last year the FPANZ (Fire Protection Association of New Zealand) released the Code of Practice COP-03 Version 1.0, Specification of Application...

NEW PRODUCT PARTNER SECTIONS FOR MARCH 2021

09 Mar 2021

Every month Masterspec update our existing libraries and publish new work sections, most of which are new Product Partner branded work sections. This page will be updated on a monthly basis to bring you the latest in product performance documentation from New Zealand's best Manufacturers and Suppliers.

NEW PRODUCT PARTNER BELCANTO® ATTACHE BALUSTRADES
New Product Partner Belcanto have been fabricating balustrades for decades now and supply a large range of projects throughout New Zealand with particular experience in challenging commercial projects, large-scale civil infrastructure and bespoke architectural enhancements. This section relates to the fabrication and installation of Belcanto Group Limited balustrade systems including glass panel balustrades, aluminium panel balustrades, square vertical balustrades, round vertical balustrades and slat profile balustrades.

Find out more at attachebalustrades.co.nz

See 4852BA Belcanto® Attache Balustrades (available in Standard, Structural & Civil, Interiors, Landscapes and Basic).
 
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NEW WORK SECTION 4635JF JURALCO FRAMELESS GLASS SLIDING & STACKING DOORS
This section relates to the fabrication and installation of Juralco Aluminium Building Products Ltd Glaslide™ Frameless Glass Sliding & Stacking Doors to infill external openings to outdoor rooms, pergolas or similar structures. They can be fitted beneath louvred roofs forming part of the Bask® Outdoor Living Systems powder coated extruded aluminium structures. The system comes in double and triple track options with two, three, four and six panel configurations. The frameless toughened-glass panels come in 10mm, 12mm and 15mm thicknesses, and extrusions can be powder coated in a wide range of Dulux Colours

Find out more at homeplus.co.nz/louvre-roof/glass-sliding-doors

See 4635JF Juralco Frameless Glass Sliding & Stacking Doors (available in Standard, Basic, Interiors and Landscapes).


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NEW WORK SECTION 5216KC KOROK® COMMERCIAL INTERIOR WALL SYSTEMS
This new section relates to the KOROK® steel-clad, lightweight aerated concrete (AC) fire and acoustically rated panels, as a non-load-bearing wall system for internal walls and partitions in commercial interiors. These panels are not self-supporting and are attached to the structure. Both fire and acoustic rated systems are available. 

Find out more at korok.com

See 5216KC Korok® Commercial Interior Wall Systems (available in Standard, Structural & Civil and Interiors).


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NEW WORK SECTION 4131NS NURALITE PREPRUFE & BITUTHENE TANKING SYSTEMS
Nuralite Preprufe 300R Plus membrane is a thick HDPE film with pressure sensitive adhesive and weather resistant protective coating, used for applications where the concrete is cast against it such as under-slab and blind-side wall applications. It can be used in conjunction with Nuralite Bituthene 3000 which is a high performance, cold applied, self-adhesive membrane comprising of modified bitumen on cross laminated polyethylene backing, for applications directly to concrete or masonry walls. The Nuralite Preprufe & Bituthene Tanking Systems are suitable where hydrostatic pressure is present.

Find out more at www.nuralite.co.nz

See 4131NS Nuralite Preprufe & Bituthene Tanking Systems (available in Standard, Structural & Civil, Landscapes and Basic).


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NEW WORK SECTION 4251PN PSP ALPOLIC® NC ALUMINIUM CLADDING SYSTEMS
This new work section relates to the design, fabrication, supply and installation of PSP Limited ALPOLIC® NC aluminium composite panels to building envelopes, including walls, parapets, fascia and soffits. ALPOLIC® NC is 4mm thick and consists of a non-combustible mineral core sandwiched between two 0.5mm thick aluminium skins, with a wide range of LUMIFLON® fluorocarbon paint finishes available. ALPOLIC® NC was tested to ISO 5660.1 and to specific requirements of C/AS1 and C/AS2 in relation to external fire spread. It achieved a Type A classification allowing its use in close proximity to relevant boundaries and on buildings greater than 10m in height.

Find out more at psp.co.nz

See 4251PN PSP Alpolic® NC Aluminium Cladding Systems (available in Standard, Structural & Civil, Interiors and Landscapes).


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MAJOR OVERHAUL OF 4161T THERMAKRAFT UNDERLAYS, FOILS, DPC, DPM, & TAPES
This work section has been comprehensively overhauled to provide an easier selection process for the specifier. Notable changes include product names in clause headings for quick identification, and a revised Q&A which assists with the choice of suitable products according to performance and application. Specifiers can select between DPC, DPM, wall and roof underlays, penetration seals and flashing/joining tapes for an integrated design solution.

Find out more at www.thermakraft.co.nz

See 4161T Thermakraft Underlays, Foils, DPC, DPM & Tapes (available in Standard, Basic, Interiors, Landscapes, Structural & Civil and Interiors).


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