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Product Specifications Boral Roofing has transformed one of nature's most basic elements into a product which is rich and warm in appearance. The elegant flat line of these quality Terracotta Shingle roof tiles makes them the perfect complement to a wide range of architectural styles, building materials and home environments - from classic to contemporary; from country estate to coastal retreat. Featuring a low 15° pitch, this flat profile was designed to provide greater design flexibility that contemporary rooflines demand.
CoverageNo. of tiles per m (squared): 14.3
Dimensions (Nominal)Actual length: 425 mm
Actual width: 264 mm
Exposed length: 310 mm
Exposed width: 226 mm
Mass(Nominal) Mass per tile: 3.10 kg
Mass per m (squared): 44.33 kg
Set Out (Nominal) Batten spacing: 305 mm - 312 mm max.
First CourseBatten spacing: 342 mm
Recommended BondRecommended Bond
SarkingTo conform to AS 2050 Installation of roof tiles, Table 2.7, Sarking requirements in relation to pitch/rafter length.
Minimum Roof PitchMinimum roof pitch 15°, will require Sarking in accordance with Table 2.7, AS 2050 Installation of roof tiles. Minimum un-sarked roof pitch 20°. Under normal conditions sarking is not required however; some areas may require special consideration, such as coastal areas and exposed or elevated sites.
Maximum Rafter Length At the minimum roof pitch (for sarked and un-sarked roofs) the maximum rafter length is 4.5 metres. For rafter lengths over 4.5 metres, add 2° to the pitch for every metre of additional rafter length.
QualityAll tiles are designed to conform to the Australian Standards AS 2049 roof tiles, and AS 2050 Installation of roof tiles.
Colours and FinishesPlease refer to the "Colours and Finishes" leaflet to determine the colours and finishes available in your state.
GeneralProduct information contained in this leaflet is correct at time of printing. However, due to Boral's commitment for continued improvement, specifications are subject to change without notice. Boral Roofing's liability is limited to the replacement of product should it fail to perform as specified in literature current at the date of manufacture. Fixing standards and product specifications contained in this leaflet are minimum recommendations based on Australian Standards and good trade practice. However, we recommend that local authorities are consulted as they may require different standards to be met. For more information about the Terracotta Shingles and other Boral Roofing products including Shaped Terracotta, Shaped Concrete and Flat Concrete roof tile ranges.