Sandtoft Rivius

RiviusIntroducing Rivius, the newest product in
Sandtoft’s slate range, it features a riven surface and dressed edges to give it an authentic, natural slate appearance. Made from natural alluvial clay with a tough ceramic finish this unique slate alternative looks like a slate, is natural like slate and yet can be installed for half the price.

  • A New Generation interlocking clay tile with easy to lay open gauge
  • Around 50% more cost effective than natural slate
  • Large format interlocking design saves material and installation costs
  • Riven surface and dressed edges enhance slate appearance
  • Pressed from natural alluvial Humber clay and available in colour permanent Antique Slate colour.
  • High performance weatherproof design developed through intensive wind tunnel testing
  • Manufactured to Environmental Management Standard ISO 14001
  • A+ rating in the BRE Green Guide to specification
  • Can be used with Solarcentury’s C21e solar tiles, for more information please contact John

Technical Info:- Rivius

Minimum roof pitch


Headlap (minimum)

75 mm

Headlap (maximum)

120 mm

Batten spacing at maximum gauge**

325 mm

Batten spacing at minimum gauge

280 mm

Size of tile

400 x 320 mm

Covering capacity at maximum gauge

10.7 tiles per m²

Cover width

287 mm

Profile depth

16 mm

Hanging length

360 mm

Weight as laid

42 kg per m²

Weight per 1000

4 tonnes

Weight per tile

4.0 kg

Weight per pallet (including pallet & packaging)

0.9 tonnes

Quantity per pallet


Quantity per row/band


Quantity per mini pack


Quantity per layer


Mini packs per row


Battens per m²


Batten size – up to 450 mm rafter centres

38 x 25 mm

Batten size – up to 600 mm rafter centres

50 x 25 mm

Nail size/type for tiles

45 x 3.35 mm aluminium clout head

Nail size/type for metal tile clips

55 x 3.35 mm aluminium clout head

Nail size/type for plastic tile clips

55 x 3.35 mm aluminium clout head

Fittings:- Rivius

Valley Tray

Duracoat Legged Angle Ridge

Duracoat Legged Angle

Monopitch Ridge

Legged Angle Hip Ridge

Standard Tile

Left Hand Verge Tile

Left Hand Verge Half Tile

Right Hand Verge Half Tile

Plastic Push Clip

Eaves Clip

Tile Fix

Verge Clip

Tile Clip

Contact John for more information or give us a call on 0161 724 4004