COP v3.0:revision-history; 2020-june

19.6 2020 – June 

The following updates to the NZ Metal Roof and Wall Cladding Code Practice (COP), are effective 1 June 2020.

New clauses:

The rest of this update consists of minor improvements, such as tidying up drawings and edits for clarity and grammar.

19.6A Revision Detail - 2020 - June

CategoryClause Number (at time of update)Clause (As of current publication)Details
2 - Editing and rearrangement11 IntroductionUpdate Revisions Message
2 - Editing and rearrangement3.16.43.16.4 Fastener PatternsFastener pattern illustrations updated for clarity - no change to intent.
2 - Editing and rearrangement3.16.53.17 Steel Cladding Wind Load Span GraphsClause renamed.
2 - Editing and rearrangement3.16.5.13.17.1 Corrugated Steel – 0.40Clause renamed and Fastener pattern illustrations updated for clarity - no change to intent.
2 - Editing and rearrangement3.16.5.33.17.2 Corrugated Steel – 0.55Clause renamed and Fastener pattern illustrations updated for clarity - no change to intent.
2 - Editing and rearrangement3.16.5.23.17.3 Trapezoidal Five Rib Steel – 0.40 Clause renamed and Fastener pattern illustrations updated for clarity - no change to intent.
2 - Editing and rearrangement3.16.5.43.17.4 Trapezoidal Five Rib Steel – 0.55Clause renamed and Fastener pattern illustrations updated for clarity - no change to intent.
2 - Editing and rearrangement3.16.5.53.17.5 Trapezoidal Six Rib Steel – 0.40 Clause renamed and Fastener pattern illustrations updated for clarity - no change to intent.
2 - Editing and rearrangement3.16.5.63.17.6 Trapezoidal Six Rib Steel – 0.55 Clause renamed and Fastener pattern illustrations updated for clarity - no change to intent.
4 - Clause Inserted 3.19 Aluminium Cladding Wind Load Span GraphsNew clause.
4 - Clause Inserted 3.19.1 Corrugated Aluminium – 0.70 New Clause for Aluminium Cladding Wind Load Span Graphs.
4 - Clause Inserted 3.19.2 Corrugated Aluminium – 0.90New Clause for Aluminium Cladding Wind Load Span Graphs.
4 - Clause Inserted 3.19.3 Trapezoidal Five Rib Aluminium – 0.70New Clause for Aluminium Cladding Wind Load Span Graphs.
4 - Clause Inserted 3.19.4 Trapezoidal Five Rib Aluminium – 0.90New Clause for Aluminium Cladding Wind Load Span Graphs.
3 - Substantial change to recommendation5.6.35.2.2 Rainfall IntensityClause had been completely revised, with updated Rainfall Intensity Maps at the end of the main Clause, Roof Drainage. 
1 - Minor Errata5.6.3.15.2.2.1 DurationReplaced comparison chart with a simplified one.
2 - Editing and rearrangement8.38.3 Flashing CoverAdded minimum flashing cover values for change of pitch junctions.
4 - Clause Inserted 17 Testing and MRM StandardsNew clause.
2 - Editing and rearrangement1717.1 Metal Cladding TestingClause renamed.
1 - Minor Errata17.5.117.1.5.1 Allowance for VariationFixed "overall" to "over all"
4 - Clause Inserted 17.2 MRM Fastener Performance Requirements and TestingNew clause.
4 - Clause Inserted 17.2.1 Requirements for Fastener TestingNew clause.
4 - Clause Inserted 17.2.2 Test Panel RequirementsNew Clause.
4 - Clause Inserted 17.2.2.1 Test LocationNew Clause.
4 - Clause Inserted 17.2.2.2 Site OrientationNew Clause.
4 - Clause Inserted 17.2.2.3 Preparation of Test PanelNew Clause.
4 - Clause Inserted 17.2.3 Fastener Performance TestingNew Clause.
4 - Clause Inserted 17.2.3.1 Site TestingNew clause.
4 - Clause Inserted 17.2.3.2 Field Performance ValidationNew clause.
4 - Clause Inserted 17.2.3.3 Accelerated TestingNew clause.
4 - Clause Inserted 17.2.3.4 Fastener ShanksNew clause.
4 - Clause Inserted 17.2.3.5 Sealing Washer ConductivityNew clause.
4 - Clause Inserted 17.2.4 AppearanceNew clause.
4 - Clause Inserted 17.2.5 WeatherproofingNew Clause.
4 - Clause Inserted 17.2.6 Fastener Performance Test ReportNew clause.
4 - Clause Inserted 17.3 MRM Soft Edge StandardNew clause.
4 - Clause Inserted 17.3.1 Soft Edge Product Techincal Statement RequirementsNew clause.
4 - Clause Inserted 19.6 2020 – JuneNew clause. Revision detail.
0 - Clause Removed5.5GuttersThe clause had been removed. Gutters are now discussed in more detail in a separate clause for each type, under the main clause Types of Gutter.