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TapcoSlate Classic®

  • Synthetic composite roofing product
  • Lightweight – as low as 12kg per sqm
  • Tested to perform on pitches as low as 12°
  • Easy to install with pre-marked nailing and exposure guides and spacers
  • Easily cut with a fine-toothed saw or sharp utility blade
  • No sorting or grading required prior to roof loading
  • Fully tested to BBA, UKTA and ETA standards
  • UKCA and CE certified, including fire rating, wind driven snow & rain, and water absorption
  • Packaged in bundles of 25 for easy handling
  • 40-year warranty
  • TapcoSlate Classic is not made from recycled plastics but is manufactured from 100% pure virgin limestone and polypropylene
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This gorgeous new-build country home is finished in TapcoSlate Classic Pewter Grey

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Product Details

CONSTRUCTION: Manufactured from a recyclable blend of limestone and polypropylene
SIZE (SLATE): 17.5” x 12” (445mm x 305mm) (including horizontal spacers which are 5mm on each side)
WEIGHT (SLATE): 0.7 kg
THICKNESS (SLATE): 0.20” (5mm)
PACKAGING (PALLET): 1600 Slates (1.04 tonnes)
PACKAGING (BUNDLE): 25 slates (16.25kg)
BATTEN SIZE: 2” (50mm) by 1” (25mm) treated battens (minimum)
SIZE (RIDGE CAP): 5.9” x 17.5” (150mm x 445mm)
WEIGHT (RIDGE CAP): 0.7 kg
MINIMUM PITCH: 12°
MAXIMUM PITCH: 70°
COVERAGE (RIDGE CAP): 6 per linear metre (always set at a 6" exposure from front of cap to beginning of overlaid cap)
COVERAGE (HIP): 6 per linear metre (always set at a 6" exposure from front of cap to beginning of overlaid cap)
STARTER/EAVES COURSE: A Starter or Eaves course MUST be fitted (as per standard slating principals). This consists of 3.5 cut ¾ standard TapcoSlates per linear metre of eaves. See Page 7 of the Fixing Guide for further details.
CUTTING: Fine-toothed handsaw, jigsaw, circular saw, or sharp utility blade.

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