Thrutone Textured



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Cedral Thrutone Textured slates have an attractive textured surface with square edges which enhances the overall aesthetic quality of your roof and home.

With more cement and fibres than any other, Cedral slates are the strongest slates in the market, tough enough to withstand the most volatile weather conditions. Thrutone Textured slates offer the low-profile slate look at a truly economical price.

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.

Benefits and Sizes

  • A+ Green guide rating
  • Can achieve a BES 6001 'Very Good' rating
  • Environmental product declaration available
  • Can be used for both roof and facade
  • Fibre cement is a recyclable building material
  • Low maintenance
  • Low carbon footprint of 13 CO2e/m2

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600mm x 300mm
600mm x 300mm
600mm x 300mm
Stone Green*
600mm x 300mm
600mm x 300mm
Turf Brown*
600mm x 300mm

Technical data

Size of slate
600mm x 300mm
Minimum pitch**: Moderate exposure
22.5° (100mm lap)
20° (110mm lap)
Minimum pitch**: Severe exposure
25° (100mm lap)
22.5° (110mm lap)
Maximum pitch
Typical laps
100, 110mm
Maximum gauge
245 - 250mm
Slate thickness
Covering capacity (net)
13.4 slates/m2 at 100mm lap
13.6 slates/m2 at 110mm lap
Weight of slating (appox)
20.4 kg/m2 (0.20 kN/m2)
at 100mm lap
20.9 kg/m2 (0.20 kN/m2)
at 100mm lap
Battens required (net)
4.00 lin.m/m2 at 100mm lap
4.08 lin.m/m2 at 110mm lap
Batten size centres
38 x 25mm for rafters/supports not exceeding recommended 450mm
(fixed to BS 5534)
50 x 25mm for rafters/supports not exceeding 600mm centres
Slate nails*** (30 x 2.65mm)
Copper disc rivets***
(19mm dia. x 2mm stem)
Fitting Screws
14 gauge self sealing
BS EN 492

Cedral fibre cement slates meet the strength requirement of BS EN 492, achieving an average bending movement greater than 50 NM/M (Class B). Cedral Fibre Cement Slates have an average density of 1970kg/m³ (minimum of 1750kg/m³) when tested to BS EN492 and a nominal thickness of 4mm.

*Made to order

**The minimum recommended pitch and lap may be influenced by special circumstances, please contact the Technical Advisory Team

***For local areas of roof