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Interlocking reconstituted slate tile constructed from over 60% recycled Welsh slate. It has a unique three point fixing, making it suitable for even the most exposed sites.

Batten size:

  • 38 x 25 mm for up to 450 mm support spacing.
  • 50 x 25 mm for up to 600 mm support spacing.

Tile head-lap:

  • Minimum: 15–24.9°: 75 mm; ≥25°: 50 mm.
  • Maximum: 90 mm.

Features:

  • Riven surface and dressed edges.
  • Weathers like natural slate.
  • Four classic colours.
  • Lightweight.
  • BRE Green Guide rating: A.

Standard product features

Material:

60% quarried Welsh slate spoil heap waste, with a further 20% of the content from ISO 14001 Certified manufacturers. The crushed slate is mixed with stone, resin and glass fibre reinforcement and pressed to form a strong durable slate.

Pitch:

  • Minimum: 75 mm headlap: 15°; 50 mm headlap: 25°.
  • Maximum: 90°.

Gauge:

  • Minimum: 210 mm.
  • Maximum: <25°: 225 mm; ≥25°: 250 mm.

Linear cover:

300 mm.

Covering capacity:

13.3 tiles/m².

Weight (at maximum gauge):

17 kg/m².

Options

Fixing:

For lasting security against wind uplift, all Cambrian slates should be twice nailed and clipped with Monier Redland specially designed stainless steel ring-shanked nails plus slate, eaves and verge clips.

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Manufacturer

Name:

BMI Redland

Tel:

+44 (0)3705 601000

Product reference

[Cambrian Slate - 4701]
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300 x 336 mm.
[Cambrian Double Slates - 4705]
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300 x 636 mm.
[Cambrian Left Hand Verge Slate - 4703]
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300 x 300 mm.
[Cambrian Left Hand Verge Slate-and-a-Halves - 4704]
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300 x 450 mm.
[Cambrian Slate-and-a-Halves - 4702]
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300 x 486 mm.

Colour

[Heather (28)]
[Langdale green (29)]
[Slate grey (30)]
[Slate grey pre-weathered (31)]

Manufacturer details

BMI House,
2 Pitfield,
Kiln Farm ,
Milton Keynes,
Buckinghamshire, MK11 3LW
Tel +44 (0)3705 601000
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