Tapco Synthetic Roof Slates

Tapco Synthetic Roof Slates


Roof Slate Tile Recognised for Its Superb Longevity

For centuries, slate roofing has been desired for its durability and beauty. With authentic surfaces and edges, Tapco Slate highlights the handsome character of slate, at the same time enhancing roof performance through innovative design. Unlike natural slate, Tapco Slate won’t break or delaminate and comes with a 40-year Warranty.

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Tapco Slates
BBA Certified
Tapco Slates is now BBA rated on felt and batten roof pitches as low as 14.5º. Certificate No. 08/4603.
  • Fully tested to BBA Standards, including fire rating, wind, driven snow & rain, and water absorption

  • Built in camber for tighter fit

  • Can be used on roof pitches as low as 14 degrees (refer to installation guide for details)

  • Easily cut with a fine-toothed saw or sharp utility blade

  • No breakages – Tapco Slate will not crack, split or break if dropped or walked upon

  • Easy to install with pre-marked nailing and exposure guides, plus horizontal spacers

  • Authentic slate appearance – combines the beauty of slate with modern technology

  • Lightweight – as low as 12kg per sq metre

Size (slate):
17.5” x 11.6” (445mm x 295mm) (including horizontal spacers)
Weight (slate):
0.7 kgs.
Width (slate):
0.20” (5mm)
Size (ridgecap):
5.9” x 17.5” (150mm x 445mm)
Weight (ridgecap):
0.7 kgs.
Minimum Pitch:

14 degrees (fully boarded roof)

22.5 degrees (felt/batten roof)

5.5 per linear metre

Pallet: 1600 Slates (1.04 tonnes)

Bundle: 25 slates (16.25kg)

Full Information:
Check out the full datasheet available in the Downloads section!

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