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Cupa Pizarras


CUPA PIZARRAS is the world leader in natural slate production, owning 16 quarries and 22 processing plants in Northern Spain. LEADER One in three slates supplied for roofing and facades worldwide wears our brand. We have gained the trust of thousands of architects, professional roofers and home owners who rely on our natural slate to make their projects a reality. WORLDWIDE More than 98% of our production is exported to more than 60 countries throughout five continents. We also have offices in France, the United Kingdom, the three Benelux countries, Denmark and the United States of America. NATURAL SLATE We have been producing and commercializing slate since 1892. With over 125 years of experience in this area and a team of over 1,500 associates made up of experts who are passionate about natural slate.

CPD Material (1)

Specifying Natural Roofing Slate
This seminar identifies the key design and technical features needed when specifying natural slate. It explains the manufacturing process, the importance of traceability, vital testing standards and accreditations, classification of slate and certain issues to be aware of to ensure confidence when specifying natural slate. At the end of the presentation each delegate will have an increased knowledge and awareness of natural slate and will be able to understand the different fixing methods and the importance of the CE mark. This presentation will help you to understand the following topics:
- What is natural slate
- The manufacturing process
- Quality testing methods
- Geology
- Climate differences
- Fixing and grading
- Lifecycle
- Approved standards
- Ecological factors
- Design specifications
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar


Cupa Pizarras has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

Subject/Product Areas (CI/SfB)
RIBA Core Curriculum areas