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Tapco Slate Classic Hip / Ridge – Chestnut Brown (712)

£3.70 incl VAT

slate… but not as you know it!

Whether you have a conservatory, modern house or a listed building, TapcoSlate Classic adds splendour, elegance and tradition to your home. It is authentically shaped with textured surfaces and riven edges moulded from authentic slates that make TapcoSlate Classic almost indistinguishable from natural slate – yet it has an even more refined appearance. TapcoSlate Classic will not crack, break or delaminate, and its product formulation and manufacturing processes provide durability, performance, and longevity for many years to come. By providing a lightweight and easily-installed product, installation costs are lower, with less waste!

SKU: TSCHR712 Categories: ,

Description

Tapco Slate Hip / Ridge – Chestnut (712)

Made from recyclable plastic and Dolomite limestone, Tapco Slate has the random texture and edges of natural slate.

Tapco Slate is lightweight, (from only 12 kgs/sq. metre), easy to handle and can be fixed by either hammer and nail or nail gun.

Strong, cost effective, recyclable and attractive.

No breakage, wastage, drilling or sorting required.

Available in a range of attractive colours and blends.

A production induced camber ensures the slates follow the roof contours for maximum wind uplift protection.

Tapco Slates have excellent weathering characteristics; they will not curl, lift or delaminate, and are impermeable to water.

BBA Certified.

Tapco Slates are backed by a Limited Lifetime warranty.

Description
Tapco Synthetic Hip and Ridge have a degree of flexibility when fixing.

Hip & Ridge Dimensions
Length : 17.5″ (445mm).
Height : 5.9″ (150mm).
Width : 10″ (254mm).
Exposure : 6″ (152mm) to 7.5″ (191mm).

Coverage
5.5 Ridges per linear metre.

Fixing

Large-headed galvanised 1.2” (30mm) by 0.1” (2.5mm) steel nails (using hammer or nail-gun).

Aluminium or copper nails may also be used, but driving them through the slate may cause bending.

Cutting

Fine-toothed handsaw, jigsaw, circular saw, or sharp utility blade.

Storage

Tapco Slates should not be stored on roof decks in such a manner as to over-stress and/or damage the deck and supporting structure.

Cold Weather Installation

Tapco Slates should be stored in original packaging in a storage facility where the temperature meets or exceeds 7°C.

Use protective coverage over all pallets while being temporarily stored on-site.

Tapco Slates must be conditioned at a temperature no lower than 7°C for twenty-four (24) hours prior to use.

Tapco Slate may be installed at temperatures as low as 0°C but must be hand fastened, the use of a pneumatic gun below 7°C will result in cracking and webbing in the fastened area.

Be sure to follow the manufacturer’s installation requirements for all underlay or membrane and any other applications.

Comply with any and all local building regulations.

The majority of orders are delivered within 2 to 5 working days.

Once your order has been processed you’ll receive a more accurate delivery timescale via email.

Full delivery information can be viewed here.

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