Clay Plain Tile

A high-quality clay plain tile allows the creation of traditional and contemporary low-pitch designs with the warmth and character of clay.


  • Size of tile: 265mm x 165mm
  • Minimum pitch*: 30°
  • Maximum pitch: 90°
  • Minimum headlap: 65mm (roof) - 35mm (vertical)
  • Maximum gauge: 100mm (roof) - 15mm (vertical)
  • Cover width: 165mm (nominal)
  • Tile thickness: 11mm (nominal)
  • Covering capacity: 60 tiles/m2 at 100mm gauge (roof) - (net) 53 tiles/m2 at 115mm gauge (vertical)
  • Weight of tiling: 64kg/m2  (0.63 kN/m2) at 100mm gauge (roof) - (approx.) 56kg/m2 (0.55 kN/m2) at 115mm gauge (vertical)
  • Battens required: 10.0 lin.m/m2 at 100mm gauge (roof) - (net) 8.7 lin.m/m2 at 115mm gauge (vertical)
  • Batten size: 38 x 25mm for rafters/supports not exceeding 600mm - recommended centres (fixed to BS 5534)
  • Tile nails: 38mm x 2.65mm
  • Authority: BS EN 1304

* The minimum recommended pitch and lap may be influenced by special circumstances, please contact the Technical Advisory Service.

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Clay Plain Tile

The Crest Schermbecker single camber is a non-interlocking clay plain tile that is available in a range of colours including Natural Red, Toscana and Matt Black, more colours are being developed. We manufacture a wide selection of clay plain roof tile fittings and accessories, single camber clay plain roofing tile fittings and accessories are available in a selection of colours designed to match your roof.

This traditional shaped roof tile is manufactured to the highest standard using only the best raw materials available. The most modern technologies in production facilities ensure that this profile is precise in its shape enabling the roof tilers to provide a high-quality finished roof.

  • High-quality clay
  • Minimum roof pitch 30°
  • Long-term durability
  • Eco friendly
  • Low maintenance
  • Wide range of fittings
  • Quick, easy & secure installation

Whatever your needs, from traditional rustic pantiles to beautiful small and large format clay tiles, we have a wide choice of roofing materials all proven to complement any type of project.
All sizes are approx. Tolerances according to DIN EN 1304. Covering sizes are to be determined on-site. Subject to technical changes. Site-specific fixing specifications are available on request.

Please note: Mix tiles from at least 3 different pallets of tiles when loading out.

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