Postel Clay Tile
The Postel clay tile originates from the Courtrai tile, which was imported into the UK from Belgium between the world wars due to a lack of indigenous supply at the time.
It was particularly popular in the South-East of England. Thousands of housing estates were covered with these tiles and many are now in need of re-roofing. In many cases a like-for-like replacement is required and the Postel tile is the perfect solution.
Postel Clay tiles conform to BS EN 1304:2013 Clay roofing tiles and fittings - Product definitions and specifications.
Postel Clay 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.
|Postel Clay Tile||Technical Data|
|Size||315 X 230 mm|
|Minimum Pitch||20° at 70 mm headlap|
|Maximum Pitch||90° subject to fixing specification|
|Maximum Headlap||80 mm|
|Minimum Gauge||235 mm|
|Maximum Gauge||245 mm|
|Tile Thickness||28 mm|
|Hanging Length||285 mm|
|Linear Cover of 1 Tile||200 mm|
|Covering Capacity (net)||20.4 tiles/m² at 245 mm gauge|
|Laid Weight||41 kg/m² at 245 mm gauge|
|Battens required||4.08 m/m² at 245 mm gauge|
|Nail Size||45 x 3.35 mm stainless steel ring shanked|
|Tiles per pallet||600|
|Tiles per pack||8|
|Packs per pallet||75|
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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.
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