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Product Specifications Based on a bold European design, the Valente Swiss tile's clean lines makes It ideal for modern and Mediterranean style homes. And it's as durable as it is Stylish. Made from the finest clay in the world and designed by the world's Leading tile craftsm en, the Valente Swiss is suitable for a variety of modern Roof applications, from homes to commercial buildings.

Valents Swiss terracotta tiles interlock at the head and side lap and are laid in A straight bond pattern. To ensure maximum weather proofing the nail hole For tile fixing has been designed in the batten lug on the underside of the tile And is unique to Boral Roofing.

For further fixing detail refer to Roof Installation Section.

CoverageNo. of tiles per m (squared): 13.2
Dimensions (Nominal)Actual length: 418 mm
Actual width: 260 mm
Exposed length: 355 mm
Exposed width: 214 mm
Mass(Nominal) Mass per tile: 3.2 kg
Mass per m (squared): 43.5 kg
Set Out (Nominal) Batten spacing: 355 mm
It is good tiling practice to check the gauge of all kiln fired clay roof tiles At the site.
Recommended BondStraight Bond
SarkingTo conform to AS 2050 Installation of roof tiles, Table 2.7, Sarking requirements in relation to pitch/rafter length.
Minimum Roof PitchMinimum recommended pitch under normal conditions, is 15° with sarking and 20° without sarking. Sarking may be required at pitches greater than 20° in areas requiring special consideration, such as coastal areas and exposed of elevated sites.
Maximum Rafter Length At the minimum roof pitch the maximum rafter length allowed is 4.5 metres. For rafter length over 4.5 metres, Boral Roofing recommends you add 2 degree to the pitch for every metre of additional rafter length.

(The maximum un-sarked rafter length is 6 metres. This conforms with the Requirements of AS 2050.)
QualityAll tiles are designed to conform to the Australian Standards AS 2049 Roof Tiles, and AS 2050 installation of Roof Tiles.
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'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 are product specifications contained in this leaflet are minimum recommendations based on Australian Standards and good trade practice.