Artificial Slate Roofing Tiles

InSpire - Synthetic Slate

Artificial Slate Roof Tiles Options & prices Combines the beauty of slate with modern technology

  • Colour throughout and stays constant
  • Built in Camber
  • Random edges and patterns 
  • Can be cut with hand or electric saw, Lighter weight
  • No Breakages -Will not break if dropped or stood on
  • Will not split or crack
  • No wastage
  • Can be used on roof pitch of 18 degrees and over
  • 50 year warranty


Easy to install
On batten or boarded roof
No need for on site sorting/blending
No pre drilling
Each slate is pre marked with nailing areas and overlap
Each slate has horizontal spacers
Install with hammer or nail gun 
Full instructions available
Coverage per sq. metre -  19 on pitch 18-25 degrees 18 on 25 degrees and over

 

Slate construction Manufactured from a recyclable blend of limestone and polypropylene.

Size (slate) 17.5” x 11.6” (445mm x 295mm)

Weight (slate) 0.65 kgs.

Size (ridgecap) 5.9” x 17.5” (150mm x 445mm)

Weight (ridgecap) Weight = 0.65 kgs.

Minimum Pitch 18 degrees (fully boarded roof)
25 degrees (felt/batten roof)

Gauge 6.5” at 18-25 degrees
7.5” at 25 degrees and above

Coverage 19/sq. metre at 18-25 degrees
18/sq. metre at 25 degrees and above

Ridge 5.5 per linear metre

Packaging Pallet: 1600 Slates (1.04 tonnes)
Bundle: 25 slates (16.25kg)

Batten Size 38mm x 25mm treated battens

Fixing Large-headed galvanised 30mm x 2.5mm steel nails
(Using hammer or nail-gun).
Aluminium or copper nails may also be used but driving
them through the slate may cause bending.

Cutting Fine toothed handsaw, jig-saw or circular saw.

Storage/cold If temperature drops below zero, allow product to stand
for at least 24 hours at 4°C or above before installing.
Do not install in temperatures below 4°C.

Product Certification

BBA APPROVAL INSPECTION TESTING
CERTIFICATION

CERTIFICATE No 08/4603

 

 

KEY FACTORS ASSESSED

Strength — the products have adequate strength to resist the loads associated with the installation of the roof.

Properties in relation to fire — the products will enable a roof to be unrestricted under the Building Regulations

Liquid water penetration — the products resist the
passage of moisture into the building.

Durability — under normal service conditions the
products will provide a durable covering with a service life of in excess of 20 years.

BBA Agrement certificate 08/4603 Complies with NHBC 2008 and Zurich Building Guarantee Tech manual 2007 including.. Fire rating  AA/AC – Wind driven Rain -  Wind uplift  - Water Absorbtion  - Freeze/ thaw cycle  -  Ultra Violet Exposure etc

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