Our fibre cement roofing sheets are produced in a 6” (inch) profile also known as ‘Big 6′ / Cemsix shaped profile which is highly popular in the farming industry used on a various amounts of different projects from cattle sheds to storage housing. Manufactured in a 6mm thickness with polypropylene strips embedded into the sheet to maximise strength and longevity, offering a guarantee of 30 years lifespan. Each sheet has an overall width of 1086mm and an effective cover with of 1016mm.
Fibre Cement products offer a fire rating class 0 (zero) having a rust and rot free coating makes this sheet very durable. And having a high absorbency which helps prevent condensation sure makes a massive difference when used on livestock buildings, especially due to its material having a much lower noise level compared to our steel roofing sheet option. Available in a variety of lengths from 4’6” all the way up to 10′ in 6” increments lets you choose your perfect sheet length to eliminate waste, a 12’ sheet is also available. Hornsey Steels stock a large range of sheets in natural grey to speed up lead times and efficiency, we also offer an enormous range of colours which are available to be ordered to your specification.
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