InSpire - Synthetic Slate
Combines the beauty of slate with modern technology
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.
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