Valderos Slate

  • Valderdos is a more recent addition to the LBS range and comes from a neighbouring quarry to Rozadais
  • It is quarried in Castille De Leon region of north west Spain
  • Valderos is a flat, smooth and consistent slate (minimal grading required)
  • It is a dark slate with a pronounced longitudinal grain
  • Readily available in 50x25cm and 50x30cm (other sizes available upon request)
  • This slate fits well on contemporary designs 
  • It is favoured by slaters for ease of use
  • Valderos slates achieve the highest possible classification under the European standard BS EN 12326-1:2014 and are W1, S1 and T1
  • Valderos slates come with a comprehensive quarry backed guarantee

Product Detail

Slate Colour and Finish Dark Blue/Grey
Available in Sizes 50x25 and 50x30
Available in Grades 4-5mm and 6mm / 5mm
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 or 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 500x250mm 500x300mm
Weight per sqm Laid (kg) 4|6mm 30 40 37.12
Slates per sqm at 100mm h/lap 20 20 16.5