Plain Tile Ornamental
With decorative effects being incorporated more frequently into roof designs, we are the only company to offer ornamental plain tiles with a guaranteed performance in all weathers down to 40° pitch. Following extensive testing at our wind tunnel facility, the guarantee is offered across all our plain tile ranges.
Concrete ornamental plain tiles are available in the Club design in all concrete plain tile colours.
Concrete Ornamental Plain Tiles conform to BS EN 490: 2011 Concrete roofing tiles and fittings for roof covering and wall cladding - Product Specifications.
Concrete Ornamental Plain 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.
|Plain Tile Ornamental Tiles||Technical Data|
|Size||262 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||242 mm||approx|
|Linear Cover of 1 Tile||165 mm|
|Laid Weight||66 kg/m²|
|Weight per 1000 Tiles||1.1 tonnes||approx|
|Weight per Pallet||0.89 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|
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