Fabero Slate

  • Fabero natural slates are quarried in the Ourense area of Galicia near to the town of O Barco de Valdeorras
  • Fabero slates are very popular in the UK and Ireland as they are easy to grade and fit
  • These slates have a consistent thickness, and are light blue / grey in colour
  • They have a textured edge and surface
  • Readily available in 50x25cm, 50x30cm and 60x30cm (other sizes available upon request)
  • They are widely used on many house styles
  • Fabero slates achieve the highest possible classification under the European standard BS EN 12326-1:2014 and are W1, S1 and T1
  • Fabero slates come with a comprehensive quarry backed guarantee

Product Detail

Slate Colour and Finish Charcoal Grey
Available in Sizes 50x25, 50x30 and 60x30
Available in Grades 6mm and 7mm
Minimum Pitch 22.5 deg for standard 100mm h/lap (for pitches below 22.5 deg please consult LBS Technical Dept)
Maximum Headlap All LBS slates are holed for 100mm head-lap
Alternative Headlaps For availability and advice please contact LBS
Gauge 200mm for slate pre-holed for 100mm head-lap
Batten Size Please refer to BS 5534 or SR 82:2017
Nails Copper, Aluminium or Silicon Bronze
Slate Dimensions 500x250mm 500x300mm 600x300
Weight per sqm Laid (kg) 6|7mm 40 42.07 40.5
Slates per sqm at 100mm h/lap 20 16.5 13.5