Biber plain clay tile

Bullnose tile, Scallop tile, Beaver tile or Beavertail tile. We call our version the Biber tile!  These lovely classic semi – circular shaped tiles look wonderful on all kinds of roofing projects. Manufactured from high quality clay these Biber Tiles provide great technical attributes to compliment their beauty.


  • Length ~ 380 mm.
  • Width ~ 180 mm.
  • Gauge ~ 145 mm to 165mm.
  • Covering Width ~ 180 mm ± 2.0 mm.
  • Minimum low roof pitch* ~ 25º
  • Number of tiles per m2 ~ 36.
  • Weight per tile ~ 2.0 kg.
  • Weight per m2 (min.) ~ 72 kg.
  • Battens required per m2 (min) ~ 6.0 – 6.8
  • Batten size (mm) ~ 50 x 25
  • Tile Nails (alloy) ~ 40mm

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Biber plain clay tile

Beavertail, Bullnose or Scallop tile ? This style of tile has a variety of names to describe what is one of the oldest styles of clay roofing tiles. We call it the  Biber plain clay tile. Whether used as an ornamental tile to highlight a smaller roof area or used across a full roofscape Crest Biber clay tiles look stunning. Our Biber plain clay tiles provide great design opportunities in the design and build of both contemporary and traditional builds and when used in both residential or commercial projects. Crest Biber 18/38 clay tiles are manufactured from high quality Westerwald clay and exceed the European standards for waterproofing and breathability. They also have a low water absorption of below 3% and their extreme resistance to frost ensures the long life of these superb quality Biber plain clay tiles.

The Crest Biber tiles also work really well with our S9 orG10 tiles.

  • High quality flat clay Biber tiles
  • Minimum roof pitch 25º
  • Long term durability
  • Eco friendly
  • Low maintenance
  • Economical
  • Available in Natural Red or Heritage Black
  • 36 tiles per m2
  • Fast, easy & secure installation
  • Manufactured to comply with the requirements of EN1304 European Standard for Clay Roof Tiles

A wide choice of fittings are available including

  • Standard Hip starter tile
  • Universal ridge – hip junction tile
  • Half tile (handed)
  • Standard starter ridge tile
  • Standard ridge tile (2.7 per m2)
  • Standard end ridge


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