Sierra natural slate is an exceptional quality slate and one of the very best options available from North West Spain. It is a flat, smooth blue grey slate which is mined (as opposed to open quarried) in deep slate tunnels near to Ourense, Galicia and is a popular seller throughout the UK and Ireland. It is readily available in both 50×25 and 60×30 dimensions.
The Sierra slate is sold, not only in the UK and Ireland, but all over the world and indeed is a market leader in Germany which has some of the strictest quality criteria for natural slates anywhere in the world.
The Sierra Spanish slate is a very consistent natural slate and requires minimal grading, making it a popular choice for roofing contractors, self-builders and architects. Available in Premium 5mm or Heavy 7mm.
Sierra 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||Blue/Grey, Very Smooth|
|Available in Sizes||50x25, 50x30, 60x30|
|Available in Grades||Premium or Heavy|
|Nominal Thickness||5mm & 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||35.91|39.9|
|Slates per sqm at 100mm h/lap||20||16.6||13.3|
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