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Cembrit is Rewarded with Another BBA Certification

Cembrit is Rewarded with Another BBA Certification

The accreditation covers large format corrugated sheets manufactured from fibre-reinforced cement, for use as roof and wall cladding.

“This renewal of the BBA Certification incorporates UK formats and applications and is particularly useful for farm building and frame manufacturers constructing single-skin structures for aggressive environments” says Ged Ferris, marketing manager at Cembrit. “It demonstrates that we take the needs of UK agriculturalists seriously and it compliments our fibre cement slates certification. It is always great to have products recognised in such a way that offers specifiers the assurance that they want.”

Cemsix is available in natural grey or five attractive pre-coloured options; slate blue, terracotta, dark brown, anthracite or olive green. Ideal for agricultural, commercial and industrial buildings, robust and practical Cemsix requires no maintenance to preserve its strength. Cemsix corrugated sheet incorporates the standard imperial 6 inch profile and is strengthened with strategically placed polypropylene reinforcement strips. These are incorporated within the fibre-cement sheet to comply with BS and H&S requirements for site safety and fragility.

Using skills built up over 80 years, Cembrit select natural slate from Spain, Canada, Brazil, China, India and the countries of Western Europe. From UK quarries Cembrit offer Welsh, Cornish and Westmorland slates. Quality levels at Group factories are rigorously maintained to high standards with fibre cement slates produced to BS EN 492:2004 and manufactured under the control of a BS EN ISO 9001: 2000 quality management system. Furthermore the company operates an environmental management system to ISO 14001:1996. Cembrit UK is a member of Cembrit Holding A/S (formerly the Dansk Eternit Holding A/S) of Denmark, one of Europe’s major building material producers of fibre reinforced cement products for the roofing and cladding industry. The ultimate parent company FL Smidth last year celebrated its 125 year anniversary.

For further information visit www.cembrit.co.uk, email [email protected] or tel: +44 (0)20 8301 8900.

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