Etex Thrutone Fibre Cement Roof Slate


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Etex Thrutone Fibre Cement Roof Slate


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  • Code: IE_TT6030B
  • Brand: Etex
  • Availability: 3-5 Days

Product Information

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.

Used on a variety of applications, Thrutones provide the flexibility to create inspirational roofs and facades, examples include Canon Popham Schooling Sheffield and the stunning curved roof of the Cavell Centre in Peterborough.


  • Environmental product declaration available
  • Impressive minimum pitch down to 15°
  • Achieves BES 6001 'Excellent' rating to gain credits under BREEAM
  • Full roof system
  • Can be used for both roof and facade
  • Fibre cement is a 100% recyclable building material
  • Request your copy of A+D, Building with Fibre Cement


Colour IE_TT6030B: Blue Black
IE_T63T.2: Terracotta
IE_T63R.2: Russet
IE_T63H.2: Heather
IE_T63G.2: Stone Green
IE_T63B.2: Turf Brown
120433: Cromleigh Graphite
120435: Zinc Grey
IE_T63.2BN: Blue Black
IE_T63.2CH: Blue Black
IE_T63B.2CH: Brown
IE_T63B.2SC: Brown
IE_T63H.2CH: Heather
IE_T63H.2SC: Heather
IE_T63R.2CH: Red
IE_T63R.2SC: Red
IE_T63T.2CH: Terracotta
IE_T63T.2SC: Terracotta
Material Fibre Cement
Maximum Pitch 90°
Batten Size Recommended 38 x 25 mm for rafters supports not exceeding 450mm centres50 x 25mm for rafters supports not exceeding 600mm centres
Tile Nails Slate nails (Copper to BS1202-2) 30mm x 2.65mm
Copper disc rivets Required
Authority BS EN 492
Size of Tile 600mm x 300mm
500mm x 250mm
Minimum Headlap 600mm x 300mm: 100mm, 110mm
500mm x 250mm: 100mm
Maximum Gauge 600mm x 300mm: 245-250mm
500mm x 250mm: 200mm
Covering Capacity(Net Slates/m2)
600mm x 300mm 500mm x 250mm
100mm lap 13.4 100mm lap 20.0
110mm lap 13.6
Battens Required(net lin.m/m2)
600mm x 300mm 500mm x 250mm
100mm lap 4.00 100mm lap 5.00
110mm lap 4.08
Weight of Tiling (
600mm x 300mm 500mm x 250mm
100mm lap 20.4 (0.20kN/m2) 100mm lap 21.3 (0.21kN/m2)
110mm lap 20.9 (0.20kN/m2)
Minimum Pitch
600mm x 300mm 500mm x 250mm
Minimum pitch (100mm lap) Minimum pitch (100mm lap)
Moderate exposure: 22.5° Moderate exposure 22.5°
Severe exposure: 25° Severe exposure 25°
Minimum pitch (110mm lap) Minimum pitch (110mm lap)
Moderate exposure 20° Moderate exposure 22.5°
Severe exposure 22.5° Severe exposure 25°
Low pitch application
Minimum pitch (110mm lap)
15° - 17.5° @ 4m max. rafter length
17.5° - 20° @ 6m max. rafter length
Thrutone shapes Full roof 35 minimum pitch