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Composite Spanish Tile

Roof - It composite spanish tiles are one third the weight of traditional clay or concrete tiles which makes it a feasible alternative. Best of all, it is highly durable, does not require any costly structural support, installation is easier & faster and environmentally friendly.

Our Spanish tiles are available in an array of colors which include traditional terra cotta but also multi-coloured and aged tile blends. It's unique composition is mildew resistant, have little to no breakage and cost effective as it requires lighter roof framing materials which reduces overall construction cost. The tiles overlap securely on each other and are screwed down with stainless steel screws for longevity and extra protection against high winds.

Unrivaled in the roofing industry, our tiles has a unique appearance to provide a exquisite finish to your roof while adding a truly distinctive architectural appeal.

Benefits of Composite Spanish Tile

  • More durable than clay and concrete tile
  • Easy to install and little to no breakage
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Savings in construction cost
  • Maintenance free
  • Has a Class C fire rating and a Class 4 impact rating (highest worth in the industry)
  • 50 years conditional manufacturer warranty on Spanish Class C tile.
 

Composite Spanish Tile Comparison Chart

AESTHETICS

SPANISH TILE

CLAY/CONCRETE

Authentic Look

Yes

Yes

Colored Throughout

Yes

No

Variegated Coloring

Yes

No

Premixed Color Blends

Yes

No

PERFORMANCE

 

 

Fire Retardant: Class A or Class C

Yes

Yes

Wind  Resistance: 110 + mph

Yes

Yes

Impact Resistance: Class 4

Yes

Varies by manufacture

Maintenance Free

Yes

Requires repair throughout life cycle

Color-Fast

Yes

Varies, concrete may develop efflorescence (powdery appearance)

INSTALLATION

 

 

Lightweight

Yes

No

Factory Blended Skids

Yes

No

Estimated Waste Factor

Low

High,clay and concrete does break during shipping and installation

Composite Spanish Tile Specifications

These tiles are usually installed at a 13.5" exposure in straight line courses.

Profile

Spanish Tile

Exposure

13.5"

Weight/Piece (lb.)

2.7

Pieces/Square

90

Lb./Square

252

Height

16.5"

Width

13"

Pieces/Pallet

540

Squares/Pallet

6

Impact Rating

Class 4

Fire Rating

Class C

Composite Spanish Tile Accessories

Eave Starter: 11 ¾” Length x 2 1/2" Width

Designed to give a finished appearance at the eave while providing a proper cant.

Ridge Closure: 11 ¾” Length x 3" Width

This closure is used to provide a finished appearance by closing off the top of the ridge tile.

Bull Nose/Hip Starter: 17 1/2" Length x 7 3/4" x 8 3/4" Width

Designed to be the first piece of trim to start hips and ridges, the bull nose/hip starter provides a professional finished look.

Hip/Ridge: 17 ½" Length x 8 1/4" x 9" Width

This smaller radius trim can be used on ridges but is generally used on hips.

Top Ridge: 17" Length x 10" x 10-3/8" Width

This larger radius trim is used on ridges and is suitable for continuous ridge vent installation. This design will provide a bolder look at the ridge.

Rake Edge: 16” Length x 5 ½” x 6 ½” Width

The rake pieces are universal that will fit both the right and left sides. The trim is used as a finishing touch along the gables.

Composite Spanish Tile Testing

These durable tiles have passed the tests required to be classified as premium roofing products.

Testing Performed

Standard Met

Spanish Tile

Fire Resistance

UBC 15-2; ASTM E 108/04; UL 790

Class C

Smoke Density

ASTM D 2843

Pass

Self Ignition Temperature

ASTM D 1929 (950º F)

Pass

Rate of Burn

ASTM D 635

Pass

Average Time of Burn

ASTM D 635

Pass

Average Extent of Burn

ASTM D 635

Pass

Impact Resistance

UL 2218

Class 4

Wind Resistance/Wind Driven Rain

TAS 100-95

Pass (110 mph)

 

ASTM D 3161; Dade County Protocol

Pending

Temperature-cycling

AC07 Section 4.9

ICBO – AC - 85

Pass

Accelerated Weathering

AC07 Acceptance Criteria ASTM G 26, ASTM D 790

Pass

Uplift Bend

AC07 Section 4.4

ICBO – AC-85

Pass

Weatherometer

ASTM G 26

Pass

Penetration

AC 07 – 4.5

Pass