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3 edition of Specification for roofing slates. found in the catalog.

Specification for roofing slates.

British Standards Institution.

Specification for roofing slates.

by British Standards Institution.

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Published by B.S.I. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roofing, Slate.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBS680. Part 2. 1971
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH2445
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11p. ;
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15070039M
    ISBN 100580060985

    In the superseded standard, BS () Specification of roofing slates, the water absorption limit was set at slates . We call it the A-Z of the roofing slate industry. Our slate experts have put together the definitive guide for the design and fixing of natural slate roofs. This detailed guide examines the successful design of slate roofs and offers practical advice about fixing roofing slates, including both nail .

    Also available as an E-Book. Joseph Jenkins climbed on his first slate roof in , authored the first edition of The Slate Roof Bible in , and published the second edition in Both editions received national awards. Now, a dozen years later, Jenkins is still very active in the slate roofing industry.5/5(1). A must-have book loaded with photos, sketches, installation details, information on specific slates, etc. Contact us to purchase this book. Additional Specs. Slate Roofing Specifications. Importance of Grain Direction. It is well-documented that for maximum strength certain strong-grained roofing slates must be produced “on the grain”.

    How to Slate a Roof; Dry Ridge System; Roof Windows Choices. Velux Roof Windows (1 – 1 1/4 ” x 2″) Mostly used in newer spec tiled roof’s but now gaining popularity for new slate roofs and often used for rafter spans of – mm. The wider batten also allows for greater adjustment to nailing positions as used in universal gauge. If a roofing underlay does stretch, or “balloon”, so that it touches the back of the roof tiles, then it ceases to perform this primary function with the full wind load transferred onto the roof tiles. The tile manufacturers’ fixing specifications do not allow for this additional load and roof tiles can be blown off the roof even if they.


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Specification for roofing slates by British Standards Institution. Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is essentially a reprint of the National Slate Association booklet, "Slate Roofs," with added material. The original book had some misinformation which is reprinted in this work without correction.

Also, new material is added which is very poor, showing incorrect slate roofing procedures.2/5(1). Finally, a book about slate roofing that is complete and up to date. This book is the most important tool for a slate roof project.

Written for owners, architects, engineers, specifiers, installers and consultants, this book establishes a basis for communication and understanding for all parties/5(2).

Slate Roofing Specifications Section – Slate Shingles Installation Assurance 1. Slates shall be installed by skilled and experienced roofers who will fit and fasten each slate. Each roofer proposed for the Project should be interviewed to determine that person's relevant experience. Certificate 1.

This specification covers the material characteristics, physical requirements, and sampling method appropriate to the selection of roofing Specification for roofing slates. book for use as roof shingles.

Slates not included in this specification are those containing soft carbonaceous ribbons. Roofing shall be classified either as Grade S 1, S 2, or S 3, wherein each grade shall meet specified breaking load, absorption, and depth.

See table 2 for coverage of all slate sizes at different laps. Total weight of slate roof The total weight of slates on a roof can be calculated as follows: Example Slate type Del Carmen Slate size (mm ×mm) × Weight of slates (kg/) Exposure Moderate Roof pitch 40° Roof area m 2 Length of roof slope (m) you with a free-of-charge bespoke roofing specification for your project.

No roofing project is the exactly the same so a SpecMaster specification covers every detail of the complete roof – including slates, tiles, fittings, accessories, fixings, ventilation, underlay and battens – File Size: 1MB.

The Redland Cambrian Grey slate is a good example of man-made slate, as it is composed of 60% of natural slate, the slate also comes with interlocking ability. While it's a more costly option due to the processes and materials that go into its manufacturing, this versatile slate can.

A common method is to cut sheets of flashing material (minimum ounce copper) and lay them in the valley with each slate course, on top of the slates, but covered by the overlying slates. Slate Roofing Contractors Association, Slate Roof Repair, Restoration, and Maintenance Guidelines.

File Size: KB. 41 Fibre cement slates fixing guide Fibre cement slates fixing guide CI/SfB (4-) Rf9 August Marley Eternit Lim ited, Lichfield Road, Branston, Burton on Trent DE14 3HD at an economical price which is particularly suited to complex roof geometries Contents Page Slatedimensions,lap, gaugeandestimating 3 Lapandpitch 4 Materialsandstorage File Size: KB.

slates and tiles should be fixed using clout or slate nails (these should be either silicon bronze, aluminium to BS or copper to BS ). galvanized steel nails should not be used for slates and tiles (but are acceptable for fixing battens or underlay).

There is concern with the durability of roofing slate from some quarries. Slate can be tested to recognized standards if the source of a slate at a quarry provides a consistent quality. Tests include those in ASTM C“Standard Specification for Roofing Slate,” especially the modulus of rupture test.

British Stan. While ASTM C Standard Specification for Roofing Slate is a helpful guideline to the suitability of natural slate as a roofing material, it does not ensure the architect, roofing contractor or building owner a sound and aesthetically appealing roof.

All parties should be aware of material or delivery shortcomings not addressed by ASTM testing. Your guide to Redland roofing 4 Finding the information you need 6 Redland Slate Range 8 Redland Plain Tile Range 12 Redland Profile Tile Range 16 Slate Range - Technical specification 22 Plain Tile Range - Technical specification 32 Profile Tile Range - Technical specification 40 Redland Solar PV Tiles 52 Redland InDaX PV System The SMACNA “Architectural Sheet Metal Manual” and the publication “Copper and Common Sense” by Revere Copper Products are recommended as guidebooks for flashing installations.

Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America, Inc. — General Installation Guidelines for Natural Quarried Roofing Slate Size: KB. Free Building Product Specifications - All of ARCAT specs are written by CSI Fellows. ARCAT Specs are complete, accurate, and in the CSI 3-part and the Canadian CSC formats for building and construction professionals.

Our building product and material specifications are free to view and download in DOC, RTF or Text. Since the British Standard for testing roofing slates has been BS This will soon be replaced with two new standards which will apply throughout Europe.

BSEN Slate & Stone Products for Roofing sets out the conformity requirements which are in the main established against a set of tests described in BSEN How to Maintain a Slate Roof. Once installed, regular inspections are key to prolonging the life of your slate roof. Inspect your roof from ground level at least twice a year.

Nail sickness or nail ‘rot’ is where nails corrode, causing slates to slip, and it is one of the most common problems with slate roofs. 84 years after the original “Slate Roofs,” NSA is proud to offer this completely new guide to slate roofing.

This complete, in–depth manual, consisting of pages of text and detailed drawings, has undergone extensive peer-review by respected members of our industry. 07 - Roof and Wall Specialties. 07 - Roof Specialties. 07 - Flashings, Copings and Fascias; 07 - Gutters and Downspouts; 07 - Roof Expansion Joints; 22 - Roof Drains; 07 - Roof Accessories.

07 - Roof Curbs; 07 - Roof and Ridge Vents. 23 - Roof and Attic Fans; 07 - Roof Hatches and Smoke. North Country Slate roofing contains a pleasing variation in shade, veining, texture and grain. No other product can duplicate these natural characteristics, and the specification of North Country Slate products on fine homes and historic buildings across the continent is a.

Information & Technical Sheets. General Slating Info. Basic Slating Guide. Annual Driving Rain Index. Coverages & Headlaps MODERATE EXPOSURE. Coverages & Headlaps SEVERE EXPOSURE.

UKS Battening & Holing Gauges. Roofing Slate – BSEN Data. Westmorland Green EN 1 test results UKS. Burlington Blue Grey EN 1 test. Anyone who has detailed a slate roof, or any other type of traditional steep slope roof, is likely to be familiar with Slate Roofs, published by the National Slate Association in Published more than 85 years ago, Slate Roofs has long been the essential go-to guide for determining material quantities, roof layout, specification data and Author: Traditional Building Magazine.into the construction of stone slate roofs is a neglected field.

Future research will reveal more information on traditional practice and help us to understand better the regional variations of stone slate roofing. 2 Stone as a roofing material Terminology Stone slates are known in different parts of the country as grey slates, flags.