Redland's range of concrete plain tiles are quick and easy to lay and offer great versatility and scope for varied effects.
The tile features a double camber from side to side as well as from head to tail which textures the roof adding rich detail to a building.
Tiles are available in a wide range of different surface finishes, including smooth, sanded, painted and granular to blend with traditional roofing materials throughout the country.
Concrete Plain Tiles conform to BS EN 490: 2011 Concrete roofing tiles and fittings for roof covering and wall cladding - Product Specifications.
Concrete Plain Tiles have been rigorously tested in the Group wind tunnel where combinations of high wind and driving rain are used to determine the tile performance with respect to wind loading and weathertightness. Tiles will meet all the requirements of BS 5534: 2014 Code of practice for slating and tiling (including shingles), providing Redland fixing recommendations are complied with.
|Plain Tile||Technical Data|
|Size||268 x 165 mm|
|Maximum Pitch||90°||subject to fixing specification|
|Minimum Headlap||65 mm|
|Maximum Headlap||88 mm|
|Minimum Gauge||88 mm|
|Maximum Gauge||100 mm|
|Tile Thickness||13 mm|
|Hanging Length||248 mm||approx|
|Linear Cover of 1 Tile||165 mm|
|Laid Weight||75 kg/m²|
|Weight per 1000 Tiles||1.25 tonnes||approx|
|Weight per Pallet||1.01 tonnes||approx|
|Battens Required||10 m/m²|
|Batten Size||38 x 25 mm||rafter centres up to 600 mm|
|Nail Size||40 x 2.65 mm|
|Tiles per Pallet||768|
|Tiles per Pack||16|
|Packs per Pallet||48|
FixMaster is a guaranteed tile and batten fixing specification service tailored to individual roof designs. It's Redland's high technology solution to incorrect fixing providing the most cost-effective specification to comply with British Standards.
As no two roofs are the same, FixMaster takes into account all variable factors including roof geometry, location and products used. A full assessment is made of any nearby tall structures, natural topographical features or, in the case of airports in the locality, pressures generated by aircraft trailing wake vortices.
Methods to obtain a FixMaster are:
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