Brazilian Rio Green

  • LBS Rio Green slate has a flat, clean surface and subtle natural tone variations which make it a beautiful option for a slate covering
  • Low calcium content
  • A cost-effective natural roofing slate
  • Available in a standard thickness of 5-7mm
  • The Rio slate is an extremely hard slate so we recommend cutting with a disc machine and using slate hooks in addition to or instead of traditional nail fixing
  • LBS Rio Graphite is fully certified and achieves the highest possible rankings in the BS EN 12326-1:2014 (W1, S1, T1)
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Follow the journey of our Brazilian Rio slate all the way from quarry to roof
Additional care is required when handling and fitting Brazilian slate due to its unique geological properties

Product Detail

Slate Colour and Finish Grey-Green, Very Smooth
Available in Sizes 50x25, 60x30
Available in Grades One Grade
Nominal Thickness 5-7mm
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
Hook Fix Only Stainless Steel Hooks