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The tiles used for roofing and ridging come in various textures and thickness. A more rustic look can be achieved by laying them in staggered way. The tiles come in various finishes, sizes and colors. The roofing tiles available at Gupta Stone, are fire resistant and do not fade and curl up like rubber and plastic states.

Roof tiles are designed mainly to keep out rain, and are traditionally made from locally available materials such as terracotta or slate. Modern materials such as concrete and plastic are also used and some clay tiles have a waterproof glaze.

Roofing Tiles specifications

sizes available

  • 60 Series
  • 56 Series Flag Stones &
  • On Demand Sizes

finishes available

  • Natural
  • Sawn
  • Calibrated
  • Tumble-Antique
  • Sandblast
  • Polish-Honed

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Roofing & Ridge Tiles physical Properties

Water Absorption :

The capacity of water absorption is not more than 1.0%

Hardness :

Lies between 6 to 7 on Moh's Scale Density 2.32 to 2.42 Kg/m3

color :

Sandstone is available in many colors – red, green, yellow, pink, gray and white.The reason for the variation in colors being the change in the percentage of

Porosity :

The porosity of sandstone is almost negligible. Thus sandstone is almost impermeable.

Roofing & Ridge Tiles Chemical Properties

Limestone is a sedimentary rock and is mainly made of calcite and aragonite, which are nothing but Calcium carbonate crystals. Limestone comprises approximately 10% of the total sedimentary rock population.

SiO2 93-94%
Alumina(Al2O3) 1.4 to 1.5%
Iron(Fe2O3) 1.5%-1.6%
Lime(CaO) 0.8% to 0.9%
Soda(Na2O) & Potash (Kro) 1.0% to 1.2%
Loss On Ignition(LOI) 1.0% to 1.2%
Magnesia(MgO) 0.2 to 0.25%

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