Roof Covering

IMERYS are a world leader in the manufacture of clay tiles and their tiles are used all over the world for both new build & restoration work.
They have a BREEAM certification with an A+ rating and are covered by a 30 year Guarantee.

Clay Plain Tiles



Phalempin - AN APPEALING TRADITIONAL PLAIN TILE
A traditional clay plain tile produced at Imerys’ Phalempin factory in northern France. The tile is available in a unique range of mellow natural colours and is designed to add distinction and character to pitched roofing and tile hanging. The tile has a unique anti-capillary channel to ensure enhanced performance even with pitches as low as 30°.

Technical characteristics
  • Minimum headlap 70mm
  • Weight per m2 laid 65,0Kg
  • Minimum roof pitch 30°
  • Batten metres/m2 @ max gauge 10
  • Batten sizes
    • Rafter Centres 450mm 25 x 38mm
    • Rafter Centres 600mm 25 x 38mm
    • Nail size mm 38/40 x 2.65
    • Clip N/A
    • English codes of Practice BS5534: 2003
General characteristics
  • Interlock none
  • Installation Broken bonded
  • Maximum gauge 100 mm
  • Overall length of tile 268 mm
  • Overall width of tile 168 mm
  • Cover width 168 mm
  • Unit weight per tile 1.2 kg
  • Coverage/m2 @ max gauge 59/m2
  • Linear metres of battens/square metre with indication of gauge Minimum gauge of 90mm=11.11 l.m. Average gauge of 95mm=10.53 l.m. Maximum gauge of 100mm=10 l.m.


Pantiles



Panne S - AN ATTRACTIVE TRADITIONAL PANTILE
The Imerys Panne S single pantile, manufactured at Imerys' Wardrecques factory in northern France, is an interlocking clay roof tile. Suitable for a wide range of new projects, and because of the traditional old English shape it is also ideal for refurbishment projects.

This tile is similar in shape to Old English Pantile that still have a place in the local architecture of the East of England. This profile of tile is also popular in many areas of the UK.

Whilst replicating the appearance of traditional pantiles, modern manufacturing methods ensure a roof with the highest performance. Dry fixing is recommended at ridges, hips and verges. A wide range of matching accessories are available to complete a traditional roof design, including ventilating tiles. The tile is also compatible with the related Double Panne S.

Technical characteristics
  • Minimum headlap: 67mm
  • Weight per m2 laid: 46,0Kg
  • Minimum roof pitch: 22.5°
  • Batten metres/m2 @ max gauge: 3,63
  • Batten sizes
    • Rafter Centres: 450mm 25 x 38mm
    • Rafter Centres: 600mm 25 x 50mm
    • Nail size mm: 50 x 3.35
    • Clip: TBC
    • English codes of Practice: BS5534: 2003
General characteristics
  • Interlock: Single
  • Installation: In line
  • Maximum gauge: 275 mm
  • Overall length of tile: 342 mm
  • Overall width of tile: 232 mm
  • Cover width: 190 mm
  • Unit weight per tile: 2.3 kg
  • Coverage/m2 @ max gauge: 20
  • Linear metres of battens/square metre with indication of gauge: Average gauge of 275mm=3.63 l.m.


Double Panne S - AN INNOVATIVE TILE
The Imerys Double Panne S pantile is a large interlocking clay roof tile. However, whilst the Double Panne S tile has the appearance of a traditional single pantile it has the advantage of economical coverage and low pitch suitability. The Single Panne S accessories are compatible with this tile..

Technical characteristics
  • Minimum headlap 54mm
  • Weight per m2 laid 45,0Kg
  • Minimum roof pitch 17.5°
  • Batten metres/m2 @ max gauge 3,63
  • Batten sizes
    • Rafter Centres 450mm 25 x 38mm
    • Rafter Centres 600mm 25 x 50mm
    • Nail size mm 50 x 3.35
    • Clip TBC
    • English codes of Practice BS5534: 2003
General characteristics
  • Interlock Single,
  • Maximum gauge 275 mm
  • Overall length of tile 339 mm
  • Overall width of tile 423 mm
  • Cover width 378 mm
  • Unit weight per tile 4.3 kg
  • Coverage/m2 @ max gauge 10
  • Linear metres of battens/square metre with indication of gauge


Interlocking Clay Tiles



Beauvoise 20 - AN ECONOMICAL ALTERNATIVE TO PLAIN TILES OR SLATE
The Imerys Beauvoise 20 Interlocking Roof Tile, manufactured at Imerys’ St Germer de Fly factory in northern France, is a small module interlocking clay roof tile. Designed to be laid broken bonded they are an economical alternative to concrete plain tiles and clay plain tiles. The clay slate version is a natural option to man-made and other slates.

Technical characteristics
  • Minimum headlap 68mm
  • Weight per m2 laid 45,1Kg
  • Minimum roof pitch 22.5°
  • Batten metres/m2 @ max gauge 4,08
    • Batten sizes
    • Rafter Centres 450mm 25 x 38mm
    • Rafter Centres 600mm 25 x 50mm
    • Nail size mm 50 x 3.35
    • Clip 409/48 x 48
    • English codes of Practice BS5534: 2003
General characteristics
  • Interlock Double
  • Installation Broken bonded
  • Maximum gauge 245mm
  • Overall length of tile 322 mm
  • Overall width of tile 235 mm
  • Cover width 200 mm
  • Unit weight per tile 2.2 kg
  • Coverage/m2 @ max gauge 20,5
  • French codes of Practice 40-211
  • Production sites St Germer de Fly
  • Tile reference 302
  • Linear metres of battens/square metre with indication of gauge Average gauge of 245mm=4.08 l.m.

Cedar Shingles

Tapco Slate looks virtually identical to natural slate, yet it will not break or shatter and weighs 80% less than its natural counterpart. It is easy to cut and fix and can be walked on. A wide range of natural colours are available and it has a 50 year lifetime Warranty

It is created using multiple moulds with different edges in order to give it that authentic slate appeal. Using a 100% recyclable blend of virgin resins and natural limestone that has been compression-moulded means that you'll be receiving one of the best environmentally friendly roofing products available on the market today.

Performance

To make sure the Tapco Slates perform to the best of their ability they are subjected to stringent tests. This ensures that the Tapco Slate’s aesthetic qualities and overall performance lasts for years.

Appearance

Tapco Slates are available in a wide range of colours along with six different moulds which include random textures and edges. These colours and other features allow for a wide range of creative possibilities.

Fire Rating

Tapco Slates have achieved a SAA fire rating when used on a boarded roof. They have also recived a SAC fire rating when used with a manufacturers recommended breathable membrane on a battened roof.

Applications

Tapco Slates are able to be fixed onto a boarded and battened roof. Their lightweight characteristics eliminate the need for a heavy supporting roof structure.

Accessories

The Tapco Slate range allows for a number of accessories, including ridge caps, dry verges, slate vents, ridgevents, end caps and fire retardent membrane.

Installation

Tapco Slates can be easily installed with hammer and nails or a pneumatic nail gun. They can also be cut with normal hand or electric saws.

The slates have pre-marked nailing areas for accurate fixing. These marks help to ensure that the installation is fast and accurate.

Technical Detail and Performance:

Tapco Slate

  • Fire Rating: BS476 Part 3, Boarded Roof SAA, Battened Roof SAC
  • Hail Rating: Class 4
  • Accelerated Ultra Violet Exposure: Virtually no fade and no cracking or splitting
  • Wind Driven Rain/ Wind Uplift: Up to 110 mph with no water infiltration and now damage to slates.
  • Freeze-Thaw Cycle: No damage or cracking after 300 cycles
  • Water Absorption: No appreciable water gain
  • Water Permeation: Slate shown to be impermeable
  • Temperature Cycling: No cracking, curling, deformation or visible expansion
  • Product Certification: BBA (British Board of Agrement)

In the USA Tapco slates are branded as ‘Inspire Slate’. To observe UK practice and regulations the method of fixing is slightly different from the USA, using battens fixed across counter-battens to create the venting and give an even more improved performance.”

Cedar Shingles

The ultimate Green Roofing and Wall Cladding. Produced from sustainable forest, shingles and shakes are lightweight, durable & environmentally friendly.

Cedar Shingles are suitable for domestic and commercial roofing; including garage roofs, car-ports, summer houses and Gazebo’s. Having been used for hundreds of years, Cedar shingles have proven their durability in all kinds of climates. They can be used to create individual buildings, whether traditional or modern, and their rich, warm colour and texture blend beautifully in any natural environment. 

Their long lifespan and durability means that you can be confident in knowing that the product you've purchased will sustain and help compliment your new project for years to come. Cedar Shingles will also give you the security and safety you require from a roof product regardless of the climate. Their easy installation and long durability means that your maintenance costs will be lower than other roofing products but they will still offer the same great performance you expect.

The natural affects of ageing and weathering give shingles an attractive silvery grey colour over time.

If treated properly and maintained well, Cedar Shingles have a life expectancy of over 50 years due to their durability. Cedar Shingles also offer excellent natural installation properties.

Cedar Shingles are extremely popular with builders because they can be easily sawn and planed with standard hand tools. They can also be manufactured to almost any profile and are easily fixed to roofs with Stainless Steel nails and fixing.

Technical Details:

 95 mm Guage

  • Cover 1.73
  • Roofs 14 degrees to 20 Degrees

125 mm Guage

  • Cover 2.28
  • Roofs above 22 Degrees

150 mm Guage

  • Cover 2.70 m²
  • Walling

Asphalt Shingles

Asphalt shingles are one of the most widely used roofing covers because they are relatively inexpensive and fairly simple to install but most popular due to cost and effectiveness.

This means that buying Asphalt Shingles for your SolidLox project will give you that professional look for an excellent price. Their durability and cheaper price means that your maintenance costs will also be low in comparison to other roofing products.

Although cheaper than most other roofing tiles Asphalt Shingles are not compromised in any areas so you can rest assured that the product you receive is extremely reliable and has a reputation for performance.

They are able to handle dramatic temperature changes, making them perfect for countries with a variable climate, which means that no matter what climate you live in you can be sure that this product will offer you the safety and security you require from a roof. 

Technical Details:

  • Dimensions: 1000mm x 336mm
  • Tabs: 114mm
  • Shingles per bundle: 21
  • Bundles per pallet: 48
  • Coverage per bundle: 3m²
  • Approximate weight: 11-11.5Kg/

Lightweight steel roofing has evolved to become a product that offers benefits that exceed those of traditional roof tile materials.

Metrotile is the only light steel roofing manufacturer that can offer a 40 year Weatherproof Guarantee. This means that no matter where you live or whatever type of weather conditions you’re prone to, you can be sure that Metrotile will give you the safety and support your roof will need. Their portfolio is available in four different profile styles and colours, meaning that you're able to add that little bit of extra customisation to your project. The Metrotile ranges are Bond, Slate, Roman and Shingle and they all benefit from:

  • High weather resistance
  • Being highly economical
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Producing low amounts of noise
  • Vandal proof
  • Easy and fast installation
  • Ideal for new buildings and refurbishment
  • Eight times lighter than traditional roof materials

  • Metrotile Bond

    Benefits:

    Metrotile Bond 2

    Metrotile Bond clay pantile design is aesthetically impossible to tell apart from traditional clay pantiles. This means that you'll receive the same look as traditional roof tiles but with all the benefits of lightweight steel roofing. Each tile is the equivalent of eight conventional roof tiles and will easily compliment your timber framed garages and car-ports perfectly while also helping to put the finishing touches to your Solidlox project. The colour choices will mean that you never struggle to achieve planning permission because regardless of the neighbourhood you'll be able to compliment the local aesthetics.

    Buying the Metotile Bond range will also give you the security and safety you require from a roof. Its 40 year weatherproof guarantee means that no matter where you live you can be confident that the product will produce the results you expect. Their durability means that your maintenance costs will also be low in comparison to other roofing products.

    Features:

    Bond offers the same visual appeal but benefit from all the Metrotile advantages. The Metrotile Bond is available in six colours and is made using high grade Aluzinc. The Metrotile Bond is also available in 2 thicknesses, one of .450mm and one of .900mm and is designed to be suitable for pitches as low as 10 degrees.

    Colours available:

    Bronze    Terracotta   Charcoal     Green           Red          Brindle

    Technical Detail:

    Metrotile Bond

    Weight and Dimensions:

    • Pitch: Minimum 10 degrees/Maximum: 90 degrees
    • Overall Size: 1330mm x 370 mm
    • Cover Size: 1257mm x 370 mm
    • Gauge: .450mm, .900mm
    • Linear Cover Width: 1257mm
    • Coverage: 0.46 m²/ 2.15 per m²
    • Weight: Weight per m²: 6.2Kg/9.9Kg
    • Weight per tile: 2.8Kg/4.6Kg

    Fixing and Battons:

    • Tile Fixing: 50 x 2.5mm. Coated Nail. Hand nailing or power tool
    • Fixings per tile: 4
    • Battens required: 5 linear meters per m² (Plus wastage)

    Batten Sizing:

    • Rafter Centres/Batten Size
    • (max) (Recommended)
    • 450mm/ 25 x 50mm
    • 600/ 25 x 50mm
    • 900mm/ 50x50mm
    • 1200mm/ 50x50mm
    • 1500mm/ 50x65mm

    Laying:

     All roof shapes: broken bond

     

    Metrotile Slate

    Benefits:

    Slate 2

    Metrotile Slate is a product that offers far better value and performance compared to more traditional slate roof products. Therefore by purchasing Metrotile Slate through us you'll be receiving a product that looks as good as traditional slate tiling but offers the full range of Metrotile benefits mentioned above. Due to the number of unique colours available Metrotile Slate will easily compliment any style of timber structure and give you that traditional slate design on your new SolidLox garage or car-port project. The colour choices will mean that you never struggle to achieve planning permission because regardless of the neighbourhood you'll be able to compliment the local aesthetics.

    Buying the Metrotile Slate product will also give you the security and safety you require from a roof. Its 40 year weatherproof guarantee means that no matter where you live you can be confident the product will produce the results you expect. Their durability means that your maintenance costs will also be low in comparison to other roofing products.

    Features:

    Metrotile Slate is available in 2 thicknesses of either .450mm or.900mm. The deep lines pressed into each Aluzinc coated tile allows for a unique and improved shadow definition. They are suitable for pitches as low as 10 degrees and are also available in the following colours: 

     Red            Bronze        Charcoal       Green         Brindle

    Technical Detail:

     Metrotile Slate

    Weight and Dimensions:

    • Pitch: Minimum 10 degrees/Maximum: 90 degrees
    • Overall Size: 1330mm x 370 mm
    • Cover Size: 1257mm x 370 mm
    • Gauge: .450mm, .900mm
    • Linear Cover Width: 1257mm
    • Coverage: 0.46 m²/ 2.15 per m²
    • Weight: Weight per m²: 6.2Kg/9.9Kg
    • Weight per tile: 2.8Kg/4.6Kg

    Fixing and Battons:

    • Tile Fixing: 50 x 2.5mm. Coated Nail. Hand nailing or power tool
    • Fixings per tile: 4
    • Battens required: 5 linear meters per m² (Plus wastage)

    Batten Sizing:

    • Rafter Centres/Batten Size
    • (max) (Recommended)
    • 450mm/ 25 x 50mm
    • 600/ 25 x 50mm
    • 900mm/ 50x50mm
    • 1200mm/ 50x50mm
    • 1500mm/ 50x65mm

    Laying:

    • All roof shapes: broken bond

     

    Metrotile Roman

    Benefits

    Roman 2

    The Metrotile Roman tile combines the truly classic roof deign with all the benefits of a Metrotile lightweight steel roofing system. This means that if you order the Metrotile Roman tiles through us you'll receive a product that is designed to easily compliment any roofing project. The Metrotile Roman range benefits from virtually zero maintenance and it offers unsurpassed protection from vandalism and the elements. Its 40 year weatherproof guarantee means that no matter where you live you can be confident the product will produce the results you expect. Their durability means that your maintenance costs will also be low in comparison to other roofing products. You'll be able to enjoy this product for years to come.

    The colour choices will mean that you never struggle to achieve planning permission because regardless of the neighbourhood you'll be able to compliment the local aesthetics.


    Features:

    The Metrotile Roman is available in .450 mm thickness and is suitable for pitches as low as 10 degrees. It also benefits (like all the products in the Metrotile range) from a 40 year weatherproof guarantee. The tiles are available in these colours: 

    Bronze        Charcoal       Green           Red          Terracotta

    Technical Detail:

    Metrotile Roman

    Weight and Dimensions:

    • Pitch: Minimum 10 degrees/Maximum: 90 degrees
    • Overall Size: 1280mm x 370 mm
    • Cover Size: 1210mm x 370 mm
    • Gauge: .450mm
    • Linear Cover Width: 1210mm
    • Coverage: 0.44 m²/ 2.21 per m²
    • Weight: Weight per m²: 6.3Kg
    • Weight per tile: 2.7Kg

    Fixing and Battons:

    • Tile Fixing: 50 x 2.5mm. Coated Nail. Hand nailing or power tool
    • Fixings per tile: 4
    • Battens required: 5 linear meters per m² (Plus wastage)

    Batten Sizing:

    • Rafter Centres/Batten Size
    • (max) (Recommended)
    • 450mm/ 25 x 50mm
    • 600/ 25 x 50mm
    • 900mm/ 50x50mm
    • 1200mm/ 50x50mm
    • 1500mm/ 50x65mm

    Laying:

    • All roof shapes: broken bond

     

    Metrotile Shingle

    Benefits:

    Shingle 2

    The Metrotile Shingle range is based on the classic North American timber shingle design. This design is a simple and elegant system that fits any roof project and should you decide to purchase this product through us you'll receive a product that offers the traditional timber shingle design but with all the benefits of a Metrotile roof product. The Metrotile Shingle is a unique roof tiling style because of its hidden-fix design which leaves no nail exposed. This allows your project to stay protected because it prevents rainwater from corroding the nails, a common weakness of traditional vertical cladding. The use of Metrotile Shingle will allow you to add that extra touch of personality to your SolidLox project.

    Its 40 year weatherproof guarantee means that no matter where you live you can be confident the product will produce the results you expect. Their durability means that your maintenance costs will also be low in comparison to other roofing products.

    The colour choices will mean that you never struggle to achieve planning permission because regardless of the neighbourhood you'll be able to compliment the local aesthetics.

    Features:

    The Metrotile Shingle has been developed with a unique ‘hidden fix’ system that allows the product to double as a vertical cladding solution. The Metrotile Shingle design is available in a thickness of .450mm and is designed for pitches as low as 15 degrees. It is also available in a number of colours:

    Ebony  Antique Red  Moss Green    Charcoal     Burnt Umber

    Technical Detail:

    Metrotile Shingle

    Weight and Dimensions:

    • Pitch: Minimum 15 degrees/ Maximum: 90 degree
    • Overall Size: 1335mm x 300mm
    • Cover Size: 1255mm x 250mm
    • Gauge: .450mm
    • Linear Cover Width: 1255mm
    • Coverage: 0.313m²
    • Weight: Weight per m²: 6.1Kg
    • Weight per tile: 1.9Kg

    Fixing and Battons:

    • Tile Fixing: 50 x 2.5mm. Coated Nail. Hand nailing or power tool
    • Fixings per tile: 4
    • Battens required: 5 linear meters per m² (Plus wastage)

    Batten Sizing:

    • Rafter Centres/Batten Size
    • (max) (Recommended)
    • 450mm/ 25 x 50mm
    • 600/ 25 x 50mm
    • 900mm/ 50x50mm
    • 1200mm/ 50x50mm
    • 1500mm/ 50x65mm

    Laying:

    • All roof shapes: broken bond

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