The Leon Slate is a hard, dense slate with a characteristic strong longitudinal grain and riven finish. It is one of the few Spanish slates on the market which is free from potentially damaging pyrites.
The slate is extracted from some of the finest deposits in the La Bana region of North West Spain. The Leon is available in 50x25cm and 50x30cm sizes.
It is a very consistent natural slate and requires minimal grading, making it a popular choice for roofing contractors, self-builders and architects. Available in ultra and mixed grade.
Leon Slates fully comply with BS 12326-1:2014 (W1, S1, T1), and come with a full quarry-backed guarantee.
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|Slate Colour and Finish||Black Riven|
|Available in Sizes||50x25, 50x30|
|Available in Grades||5mm 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|
|Weight per sqm Laid (kg) 5|7mm||38|44.8||37.01|45.22||-|
|Slates per sqm at 100mm h/lap||20||16.6||-|
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