The worlds most technically advanced manufacturing plant and coating lines have been installed in the factory for the production of the Blue Diamond & Black Diamond range of Slates making this factory the most advanced of its kind in the world .
Blue Diamond has a fully coloured through base . The surface has “Streuschict ” this remarkable process concentrates a special dense colour pigment into the surface of the slate prior to being finally coated , thus making an excellent quality homogeneous slate .
Blue Diamond Colour has been specially blended for the Irish weather climate and has a superior diamond hard smooth finish , to enhance not only your roof but also to enhance the look of brick , stone , cement or wood facade of your house or buildings.
Blue Diamond slates are manufactured to BS . EN 492 / 1994 and are manufactured under EN 401 Environmental Standard and EN ISO 9002 Quality Management Standard.
Blue Diamond Slates carry a comprehensive 30 year warranty and the 20 year colour guarantee in accordance with the manufacturers guarantee. ( a copy of the guarantee is available on request )
Fixing : Predrilled three holes
Minimum Rafter Pitch = 20 degrees . Laid to 1000 mm Lap ( Moderate 1 Severe Exposure )
Density : 1700 KG / M3 average when tested to BS 4625 , section 14
Frost Test : 100 Freezel thaw cycles in accordance with BS EN 492 , 1994
Tolerances BS EN 492 , 1994 . Length or Width = 1 + 3.00mm Thickness + 1.00 mm / – 0.4 mm.
Fire Ratings : Fire BS 476 Part 4 fibre cement slates are non combustible .
Thickness : 4,0 mm
Length 600 mm
Width 300mm & 600mm
Frost Resistance According to BS . EN 492 draft 10 / 92
Storage : Blue Diamond Slates should be stored dry , protected from the weather and other hazards.
Markings : Brand size and colour .
Pallets of 980 PCS Blue Diamond .
BLUE DIAMOND , THE SLATES THAT THE EXPERTS PREFER TO USE FOR OVER A QUATER OF A CENTURY THROUGHOUT IRELAND !