Further technical information such as composition and manufacture, size and weight, performance and sitework...
Composition and manufacture
All fibre-cement slates are manufactured using Portland cement, together with a non-asbestos formulation of blended synthetic and cellulose fibres. They are pigmented during production and are fully compressed, finished with a semi-matt acrylic coating to both faces and all edges. All five formats are manufactured in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001:2000 and to the requirements of
BS EN 492:2004.
Jutland fibre-cement slates are available in Blue/Black, Graphite, Russet and Autumn Brown colours.
Moorland fibre-cement slates have a dressed edge and are ideal where an authentic appearance is required. They are available in Blue/Black colour.
Zeeland fibre-cement slates have a textured surface, providing a more interesting roofscape. They are available in Blue/Black colour.
Westerland fibre-cement slates have a textured surface and dressed edges, making them a popular choice for prestigious projects.
They are available in Blue/Black, Graphite and Welsh Blue colours.
Diamond fibre-cement slates are available in Blue/Black, Russet and Brown colours.
Exceeds the requirements of Class B of BS EN 492:2004, giving an average bending moment greater than 50N/mm.
Cembrits fibre-cement slates are supplied directly to approved accounts, roofing contractors and building merchants; prices are also available on request. The fibre-cement slate range should be laid in accordance with the provisions of the latest edition of BS 5534:2003 and the code of practice for workmanship on building sites, slating and tiling BS 8000-6:1990, and ventilated in accordance with BS 5250:2002.
Cembrits range of fibre-cement slates is manufactured in a factory which complies with the requirements of Environmental Management Systems standard BS EN ISO 14001:2004, and has been awarded a Bureau Veritas Certification, Certificate Number 172000.