Marley Eternit-Birkdale Fibre Cement Roof Slate.


The Birkdale fibre cement slate offers a traditional and pleasing look with a smooth surface and dressed edges, using nail and rivet fixing down to 20°.


  • Achieves BES 6001 ‘Very Good’ rating to gain credits under BREEAM
  • Can be used for both roof and facade
  • Full roof system
  • Fibre cement is a 100% recyclable building material
  • Low carbon footprint of 13 CO2e/m2

Technical information:

  • Size: 600mm x 300mm
  • Minimum Pitch: 100mm lap – 22.5° (Moderate Exposure) / 25° (Severe Exposure);  110mm lap – 20° (Moderate Exposure) / 22.5° (Severe Exposure)
  • Maximum Pitch: 90°
  • Minimum Headlap:  100mm, 110mm
  • Maximum Gauge:  245mm – 250mm
  • Covering Capacity: 13.4 slates/m² at 100mm lap;  13.6 slates/m² at 110mm lap
  • Weight of Tiling: 20.4kg/m2 (0.20 kN/m2) at 100mm headlap;  20.9kg/m2 (0.20 kN/m2) at 110mm headlap
  • Battens Required:  4.00 lin.m/m2 at 100mm headlap;  4.08 lin.m/m2 at 110mm headlap
  • Batten Size Recommended: 38mm x 25mm for rafters/supports not exceeding 450mm centres (fixed to BS 5534); 50mm x 25mm for rafters/supports not exceeding 600mm centres (fixed to BS 5534)
  • Tile Nails:  Slate Nails (30mm x 2.65mm)
  • Copper disc rivets:  Copper disc rivets (19mm diameter x 2mm stem)
  • Authority:  BS EN 492

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