Vigo Slate is a popular selling natural slate in the LBS range, and is a beautiful dark rustic blue/black Spanish slate.
Quarried in the La Bana region of North West Spain, the Vigo is a popular choice with contractors, self-builders and architects looking for a “natural” slate look, particularly suitable for natural stone houses.
Vigo Slates are available in 50x25cm, 50x30cm and 60x30cm and are available in a 5mm and 7mm grade.
Vigo 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 /Black|
|Available in Sizes||50x25, 50x30, 60x30|
|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||35.91|39.9|
|Slates per sqm at 100mm h/lap||20||16.6||13.3|
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