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Eternit 600 x 300mm Thrutone Slate


A smooth surface and square cut edges give a low profile slate at an economical price, particularly suitable to complex roof geometries down to 15°. This market leading light weight roof slate is now available in five new colours and three shapes providing even more design flexibility. 

With its low wastage and ease of installation, it's easy to see why it is the product of choice for all types of new build and refurbishment projects. 

Technical Info
Technical Info
Roof Pitch @ 110mm lap for moderate & severe exposure

15° - 17.2° @ 4m max. rafter length

17.5° - 20° @ 6m max. rafter length

Batten gauge 245mm
Covering Capacity 13.6 slates / m2
Weight of Slating (Kg/M2) 20.9 (0.20kN/m2)
Battens required (lin.m/m2) 4.08
Batten size recommended (fixed to BS 5534)

25 x 38mm for rafters/supports not exceeding 450mm centres

25 x 50mm for rafters/suports not exceeding 600mm centres

Slate nails (Copper to BS1202-2) 30 x 2.65mm
Copper disc rivets 19mm dia. x 2mm stem, 19mm dia. base