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Metal Tile range

AeroDek lightweight roof tiles are composed of a galvanised steel core protected by a resilient, multi-layer stone coated finish.

BMI has been manufacturing lightweight metal tiles for the last 40 years and BMI AeroDek has set a new standard for metal tile roofing. Incomparable in quality, AeroDek tiles are built to last. They can provide you with watertight roofing for at least 40 years. They are backed by comprehensive technical support to provide expert advice throughout the lifespan of a project.

Replicating the appearance of traditional clay, concrete or slate tiles, AeroDek lightweight roof tiles are composed of a galvanised steel core protected by a resilient, multi-layer coating of stone coated finish. The result is a roof tile which is typically one seventh the weight of traditional alternatives, requires far less maintenance and is much more secure, able to withstand both extreme weather and most vandalism.

The tiles lightweight construction makes them easy to handle and install on roof pitches as low as 10°, the tiles can also be hung vertically, and as they can be installed on lighter roof construction they can significantly reduce overall construction time and cost. As AeroDek lightweight roof tiles are dry-fixed, installation is not weather dependent, and the secure fixing method eliminates the risk of repair or replacement during the lifetime of the roof, further reducing whole life costs for the building.

AeroDek tiles are made using steel, the most recycled material in the world. Once decommissioned, AeroDek tiles can be recycled. Lightweight and easier to pack and transport, AeroDek systems help to minimise CO2 emissions and the demand on fossil fuels.


Features & Benefits

  • Suitable for roof pitches as low as 10°
  • Highly secure, durable and weather resistant with a 40 year guarantee
  • Secured by Design accreditation - exclusive to BMI AeroDek
  • Loss Prevention Certification Board accreditation (LPCB) to LPS 1175 certificate 834a.
  • Independently site and laboratory tested BBA Certificate number 95/3122
  • Low maintenance - BS5534
  • NHBC standards 2016
  • One-seventh the weight of concrete roof tiles
  • Low whole life cost of ownership when compared to more traditional roofing products.
  • Easily used on all types of roof shape, ideal for pitched to flat conversions as low as 10°
  • AeroDek lightweight roof tiles are strong, robust and vandal resistant.

AeroDek Robust Plus

AeroDek Robust Plus is ideal for a wide range of applications, especially where a more modern appearance is required without compromising on strength and durability.

AeroDek Tradition Plus

AeroDek Tradition Plus tiles give the appearance of traditional concrete or clay, yet at only one-seventh of the weight of a concrete tile. AeroDek Traditional Plus represents a lightweight, easy to install and durable alternative to traditional roof tiles. 

AeroDek Tradition Plus 0.9

AeroDek Tradition Plus 0.9 is the most robust tile of its kind. Further enhancing an already strong design, Tradition Plus 0.9 offers additional protection from forced entry or vandalism, giving the system a Secured by Design accreditation from the Association of Chief Police Officers, exclusive to BMI AeroDek.


Redland Mini Stonewold is the perfect solution against high winds in Orkney

With prevalent high winds in excess of 130mph on the Orkney Islands, a solution was required that could withstand these elements when it came to roofing a new facility for elderly and vulnerable members of the community. The BMI Redland Mini Stonewold Slate was chosen due to its strength, robustness and appearance of natural slate.

A new faster, safer, stronger and lighter metal tile solution from BMI

Drawing on its extensive experience in lightweight metal tiles,BMI – is setting new standards with the introduction of AeroDek. A roofing solution built for the future, AeroDek is faster, safer, stronger and lighter than traditional roof coverings; while replicating the high aesthetic of clay, concrete or slate in a tile guaranteed to last for 40 years.

Band of Builders and BMI team up for community project

When building charity Band of Builders learnt of the challenges faced by plasterer Iain Dodd’s family, it was eager to do what it could to help. Band of Builders – “run by tradespeople, for tradespeople” – aims to help members of the construction industry community when times get tough: and tough describes the Dodd’s family situation.

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