DuoPlain combines the classic proportions and good looks of traditional plain tiles with all the time and cost-saving benefits of a modern, interlocking tile.
Engineered for strength, ease of handling and ease of installation, it fulfils the three main demands of a modern roofing site. Available in seven popular colours and a full range of matching fittings and accessories.
DuoPlain Tiles conform to BS EN 490: 2011 Concrete roofing tiles and fittings for roof covering and wall cladding - Product Specifications.
DuoPlain Tiles have been rigorously tested in our 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 our fixing recommendations are complied with.
|Size||268 x 330 mm|
|Maximum Pitch||90°||subject to fixing specification|
|Minimum Headlap||80 mm|
|Maximum Headlap||95 mm|
|Minimum Gauge||173 mm|
|Maximum Gauge||188 mm|
|Tile Thickness||17 mm|
|Hanging Length||245 mm||approx|
|Linear Cover of 1 Tile||300 mm|
|Covering Capacity (net)||17.7 tiles/m²||at max gauge|
|Laid Weight||54 kg/m²||at max gauge|
|Weight per 1000 Tiles||3.04 tonnes||approx|
|Weight per Pallet||0.9 tonnes||approx|
|Battens Required||5.26 m/m²|
|Batten Size||38 x 25 mm|
50 x 25 mm
|rafter centres up to 450 mm|
rafter centres up to 600 mm
|Nail & Screw Sizes*||45 x 3 mm|
45 x 3.35 mm
38 x 4.2 mm
Stainless Steel Ring Shank
Stainless Steel Screws
|Tiles per Pallet||288|
|Tiles per Pack||6|
|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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