Cembrit Diamond

The cost-effective single lap format lends itself to simple duo-pitch roofs with no projections.

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At around 1/2 the weight per square meter of a concrete tile, fibre cement slates allow for savings in the roof frame's structure and transport costs.

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Choose colour: Slate Black

Fibre cement diamond effect roof slate

Diamond format single lap fibre cement slates in 2 colours are used to recreate the effect of early 20th century buildings. The attractive ‘retro’ effect gives a distinctive roof finish of the sort seen on bungalows, rural buildings and civic structures from that era. The single lap coverage is a cost-effective roof covering for pitches over 30 degrees. Guaranteed, accredited and manufactured to the highest European standards Cembrit Diamond fibre cement slate is light-weight, pre-holed, easy to cut, handle and install without the need for mechanical cutting and dust suppression. Cembrit Diamond fibre cement slates are manufactured using Portland cement together with a superior blend of synthetic and cellulose fibres. Cembrit Diamond slates are pigmented during production and are fully compressed. They are finished with a high quality, semi-matt acrylic coloured coating to the top face and edges and a tinted high performance binder on the back face.

Non-combustible

Cembrit products are classified in accordance with EN 13501-1 and are fire rated, at a minimum as A2 non-combustible or higher.

BBA certified

3rd party, independently audited certification that proves fitness for purpose and compliance with building regulations.

BCC approved

Approved for use on Birminham City Council renewal projects, The UK's largest independent specifying local authority.

No dust suppression required

No need for power sources and ground based, water dust suppression. Slates can be worked on the scaffolding and roof slope.

Cut with hand tools

Scribed and snapped, with hand tools, fibre cement slates are easy to carry and work on the roof. They lend themselves to complex roof shapes with fine detailing.

Lightweight

At around 1/2 the weight per square meter of a concrete tile, fibre cement slates allow for savings in the roof frame's structure and transport costs.

Rapid coverage

Single lap fixing means fewer slates per metre, lower material and installation cost and faster completion.

Retro appearance

Recreate the effect of the first roofs installed in the UK with fibre cement slates. The early 20th century "Red Diamond" slates are still seen on bungalows, social housing and rural dwellings from that era.

Product Design Information

MaterialFibre Cement

CompositionCoated

CoatingRear coated

Minimum pitch30 degrees

SurfaceSmooth surface

EdgeStraight edge

Fixing Method Single lap

Colour OptionsSlate Black & Slate Red

Product Performance Information

Fire ratingA2

Guarantee years30

Net Weight m²13.4

Accreditation BBA, BCC, NBS Plus

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