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SSQ Riverstone natural roofing slate

Application

Steep roofs with minimum foot traffic, or where weight is a concern.

Description

Natural roofing slate made of Riverstone phyllite.


Features and Benefits:

  • Suitable for any design challenge or artistic feature.
  • Harder, denser and stronger than slate.
  • Rust-free guarantee.
  • Carbon neutral, certified by the Carbon Neutral Organisation.

General information

Finish

Satin

Coarser grain and a unique satin-like luster.

Color

Grey

Medium-grey colour with the slightest hint of green.

Material

Riverstone Phyllite

Shape

Rectangle

Size

300 x 200 x 6 mm

300 x 200 x 7 mm

300 x 200 x 8 mm

400 x 200 x 6 mm

400 x 200 x 7 mm

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WarrantyDescription

Dependent on product reference.

50-100 year guarantee

Uniclass 2015

Pr_25_93_72_56 Natural slatesPrimary

CAWS

H62/3 Roof slating

H62/105 Roof slating

Specification data - Natural slates Enhanced data

Slate type

-

Source

Argentinian.

Colour

Grey.

Medium-grey colour with the slightest hint of green.

Slate size

-

Length (minimum)

300 mm.

Width (minimum)

200 mm.

Standards

-

Product specification

To BS EN 12326, ASTM C 406.

Methods of test

To BS EN 12326 and achieves W1-T1-S1 (highest classification), ASTM C 406 and achieves grade S1 (highest).

Properties

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Type

Flat.

Dimensional tolerances

Complies (< +/- 5 mm).

Nominal thickness and individual thickness variation

Complies (< +/- 35%).

Characteristic modulus of rupture (Transverse)

17 MPa.

Characteristic modulus of rupture (Longitudinal)

49 MPa.

Water absorption

Code W1.

Freeze-thaw resistance

Low water absorption allows it to withstand extreme freeze-thaw cycling.

Thermal cycle test

Code T1.

Carbonate content

Complies (≤ 5%).

Sulfur dioxide exposure test

Code S1.

Non-carbonate carbon content (maximum)

Complies (≤2 %).

Product Reference

SSQ Riverstone natural roofing slate - Ultra

SSQ Riverstone natural roofing slate - First

SSQ Riverstone natural roofing slate - Montana

SSQ Riverstone natural roofing slate - Ultra Heavy

Environmental information

Country of material origin

Argentina

Embodied carbon

Carbon neutral

Digital objects

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Literature

Riverstone Brochure

Riverstone Brochure

CFP Carbon Neutral Certificate - Spanish Slate Quarries

CFP Carbon Neutral Certificate - Spanish Slate Quarries

Carbon Offsetting Certificate - Spanish Slate Quarries

Carbon Offsetting Certificate - Spanish Slate Quarries

Case studies

Epiphany House, Cornwall, Riverstone Ultra

Epiphany House, Cornwall, Riverstone Ultra

Christ College, Riverstone Slate

Christ College, Riverstone Slate

Woodside Green Christian Centre, Surrey, Riverstone, Ultra grade

Woodside Green Christian Centre, Surrey, Riverstone, Ultra grade

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