High Grade Coatings Keep Coastal Stadium Gleaming

High Grade Coatings Keep Coastal Stadium Gleaming

(Reprinted with ASI’s permission from March 2012 issue of Steel Australia)

Sports stadia present a unique combination of challenges for stemming corrosion of exposed steel sections that are mostly outdoors and border heavily trafficked areas during matches, whilst ensuring that the home team’s colours stay fast.

Known as the Metricon Stadium, the $144.2 million new home ground of the Gold Coast Suns AFL football team at Cararra in Queensland, less than 10km from the breaking surf, represented a challenge in terms of both corrosion resistance and aesthetic appeal.

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