They are a popular slate with contractors due to their ease of fitting and aesthetic appeal. Due to the quality of the block, these slates are able to be split into thinner roofing slates although heavier grades are also available.
Valderos comes from a long established quarry and has many decades of successful use on roofs across the UK & Ireland.
Valderos slate are available in both 50x25cm (4-5mm and 6mm) and 50x30cm (5mm). They are CE certified and fully comply with BS EN 12326 (W1, S1, T1).
|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|
|Weight per sqm Laid (kg) 4|6mm||30||40||37.12|
|Slates per sqm at 100mm h/lap||20||20||16.5|
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