The DryVent Monoridge System provides a continuous weathertight air path from the roof void to the outside with a mechanically fixed monoridge to comply with the requirements of the Building Regulations.
Minimum pitch is the minimum pitch of the tile or slate, except Regent where it is 15°.
Maximum pitch with Half Round Monoridge Tiles is:
When used with rigid sarking and counterbattens the maximum pitch with Half Round Monoridge Tiles is:
Maximum pitch with Universal Angle Monoridge Tiles is:
When used with rigid sarking and counterbattens the maximum pitch with Universal Angle Monoridge Tiles is:
The effective ventilation area per metre run of ridge is 5,000mm².
Each pack contains sufficient components to secure 6 monoridge tiles.
In addition, monoridge tiles will be required along with Block End Monoridge Tiles, Left Hand and Right Hand, at all gable ends. Please note that Block End Monoridge Tile are only available in colours Slate Grey, Terracotta and Tudor Brown plus Brown for Half Round.
A timber batten, 25 mm thick, must be fixed vertically to allow monoridge tile fixing.
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