All the characteristics of natural slate with all the advantages of a modern building material.
Our ongoing commitment means we’re always striving to improve our products. The Welsh Purple is no exception with it’s new deeper richer colour being more representative of a natural purple Welsh Slate.
Rilco Reproduction Slates provide an extremely cost effective alternative, with a combination of an easy to lay format, the Welsh Purple slate delivers a significant saving on time and labour costs.
Weight – 30kgm2
Construction – Glass Fibre Reinforced Concrete
Fixings – 35mm Copper or Aluminium alloy nails to BS 5534:2003 codes of practice for slating and tiling
Durability – To BS 7543:2003, ‘The durability of building and building elements, products and components’
Colour – Coloured through with pigments to BS 1014
Fire – None combustible to BS 476 P.T.4
Freeze / Thaw – Products comply to BS EN 492:2012
Strength – Better than BS EN 492:2012
Permeability – To BS EN 492:2012
Sizes 600mm x 300mm (24”x12”)
Indented to facilitate either 75mm or 100mm headlap
Under eaves and under ridge slates (no cutting)
Slate and a half available
Uniform size, no grading required
Direct to site deliveries