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Snowdon® Slate

Re-engineered for 2018 the Snowdon® is a large format, interlocking clay tile, which looks like a natural slate.  It’s improved riven (textured) surface, rectangular format and dressed edges mean that it is closer than ever to the appearance of a natural quarried slate.  Its clay composition means that the Snowdon's black colour will be permanent and unfading for decades to come!  

When it comes to value for money Snowdon is the market leader, it is simple and cost effective to install with just over 10 tiles required per square metre with no sorting or grading required (this is in contrast to traditional slating which requires 20 tiles per square metre with extensive sorting and grading).

Please note that customers using existing stocks of the original Snowdon should refer to the Snowdon brochure for technical information.  Technical info for the revised product (April 2018) can be found on the tab selection below. 

Product Detail

Ladyhill Residential Development Snowdon

Prestige Homes Roofed with Snowdon Slate

The Snowdon Black Clay Slate was the perfect choice of roof covering for this development in Hillsborough Co Down.  The houses are finished to an exceptional standard, and the Snowdon Slate not only g…

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Tile Size 469mm x 285mm
Minimum Roof Pitch 22.5 degrees
Minimum Headlap 65mm
Maximum headlap 100mm
Batten Spacing at Max Gauge 405mm
Batten Spacing at Min Gauge 365mm
Covering Capacity per sqm 10 tiles per sqm at max gauge
Hanging Length 445mm
Nominal Cover Width 250mm
Weight per Tile 3.7kg
Weight of Tiling per sqm (approx) 37kg
Leading Edge Depth 8mm
Battens Required per sqm approx. Min 2.47, Max 2.71 (linear metre)
Batten Size - up to 450mm rafter centres 50x25mm
Batten Size - up to 600mm rafter centres 50x37mm nb. special fixing req
Batten Size RoI 45x35mm
Tile Nails 50x3.35mm aluminium nails
Tile and Eave Clips As recommended by LBS tech dept.
Accessories Available Dry Verge, ridge and ventilation

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