Thrutone Smooth

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Cedral Thrutone Smooth are a low-profile fibre cement slate that features a smooth surface and square cut edges for a sleek, aesthetically pleasing finish. They are particularly suitable to complex roof geometries. They are one of the strongest slates on the market and are popular with architects and roofers.

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.

Available in six colours and three shapes, Thrutone slates provide complete design flexibility. With its low wastage and ease of installation, it's easy to see why it is the slate of choice for all types of new build and refurbishment projects.

Used on a variety of applications, Thrutone slates 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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Blue-Black
500mm x 250mm 600mm x 300mm
Heather*
600mm x 300mm
Russett*
600mm x 300mm
Stone Green*
600mm x 300mm
Terracotta*
600mm x 300mm
Turf Brown*
600mm x 300mm

Other shapes

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Technical data

Size of slate 600mm x 300mm 500mm x 250mm

Minimum pitch**: Moderate exposure

22.5° (100mm lap)
20° (110mm lap)
22.5° (100mm lap)
Minimum pitch**: Severe exposure 25° (100mm lap)
22.5° (110mm lap)
25° (100mm lap)
Maximum pitch 90° 90°
Typical laps 100, 110mm 100mm
Maximum gauge 245 - 250mm 200mm
Slate thickness 4mm 4mm
Covering capacity (net) 13.4 slates/m2 at 100mm lap
13.6 slates/m2 at 110mm lap
20.0 slates/m2 at 100mm 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

21.3 kg/m2 (0.21 kN/m2)
at 100mm lap
Battens required (net) 4.00 lin.m/m2 at 100mm lap
4.08 lin.m/m2 at 110mm lap
5.00 lin.m/m2 at 100mm lap
Batten size centres
38 x 25mm for rafters/supports not exceeding recommended 450mm
38 x 25mm for rafters/supports not exceeding recommended 450mm
(fixed to BS 5534)
50 x 25mm for rafters/supports not exceeding 600mm centres
50 x 25mm for rafters/supports not exceeding 600mm centres
Fixings Slate nails (30 x 2.65mm)
Copper disc rivets
(19mm dia. x 2mm stem)
Slate nails***(30 x 2.65mm)
Copper disc rivets***
(19mm dia. x 2mm stem)
Fitting Screws
14 gauge self sealing
14 gauge self sealing
Authority BS EN 492 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