A saddle hip or ridge is the most common application when finishing off a slated hip or ridge detail. Metal hip flashings are interwoven between each pair of slates to ensure a watertight joint at the apex.
|Saddle Hip or Ridge Slate Size|
|Field Slate Length||Hip & Ridge Slate Size||Hip & Ridge Exposure||Pieces per Linear Foot|
|12″||12″ x 6″||6″||4|
|14″||12″ x 6″||6″||4|
|16″||14″ x 7″||7″||3.43|
|18″||16″ x 8″||8″||3|
|20″||18″ x 9″||9″||2.67|
|22″||20″ x 10″||10″||2.40|
|24″||22″ x 11″||11″||2.18|
Note: Hip & Ridge slates are sometimes supplied unpunched for punching by installer at time of installation.
This formula covers both sides of a hip or ridge.
For more hip and ridge installation details visit https://www.ncslate.com/design-support/installation-details/