What size are slate roof tiles?

Posted By On 3 Oct 2017

Slate roof tile trimmed to a bogen slate

Slate roof tiles can range in size from 12” (length) x 6” (wide) up to 24” (length) x 12” (wide).  Special sizes such as slate-and-a-half can be ordered to reach into valleys, gable ends, hips and dormers.

Black Slate roof tile custom shape

Slate roof tiles are rectangle in shape but can be trimmed into special shapes such as clipped corners, diamond, fish scale and hexagon.

Black slate roof tile roof pattern

Slate roof tiles are also available in a range of thicknesses from 3/16” to 1 ½” with the standard thickness being ¼” – 3/8”.

SCHEDULE OF STANDARD SIZES
  Slate size Pieces per square Exposure
  Inches at 3″ headlap at 3″ headlap
24 x 12 115  10.5″
22 x 12 126  9.5″
22 x 11 137  “
20 x 14 121 8.5″
20 x 12 141
20 x 11 154  “
20 x 10 170  “
18 x 14 137 7.5″
18 x 12 160
18 x 11 175
18 x 10 192  “
18 x  9 213  “
16 x 14 158 6.5″
16 x 12 185  “
16 x 11 201
16 x 10 222  “
16 x  9 246  “
16  x  8 277
14 x 12 218 5.5″
14 x 11 238
14 x 10 262  “
14  x  9 291
14  x 8 327  “
14  x  7 374  “
12 x 10 320 4.5″
12 x  8 400
12  x  6 534  “

 

Sheena Owen

Sheena Owen began working for North Country Slate on October 12, 1999. As the Sales Coordinator, Sheena’s day to day duties include providing customer service, new business development, inside sales, handling all cross-border customs issues/documentation, arranging shipments, health and safety representation and social media marketing.

Sheena graduated from the University of Guelph in 1992 with a BA in English and Drama and in 1995 graduated with a Diploma in Radio and Television Broadcasting from Centennial College. Sheena’s first job was the Producer’s Assistant for TV shows including Robocop, F/X The Series and Nikita. She went on to becoming an Assistant Manager at Eddie Bauer. In her spare time, Sheena enjoys traveling, gardening, volunteering at her local soccer club and cheering on her kids at their sporting events.

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