Valderos Slate

  • Valderos is a dark slate with a pronounced longitudinal grain
  • A flat, smooth and consistent slate with minimal grading required
  • Perfectly suited to contemporary designs
  • Favoured by slaters for its ease of use and aesthetic appeal
  • Quarried deep in the mountains between Galicia and Castille de Leon in a neighbouring quarry to Rozadais
  • Valderos slates achieve the highest possible classification under the European standard BS EN 12326-1:2014
  • W1, S1 and T1 certified
  • Covered by comprehensive quarry backed guarantees
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Product Detail

Slate Colour and Finish Dark Blue/Grey
Available in Sizes 50x25, 50x30 and 60x30
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