Purple Blend

Marley Eternit has further enhanced its Acme Double Camber clay plain tile range with the launch of a rich new colour option – Acme Purple Blend.

As the only manufacturer of double camber clay tiles in the UK, Marley Eternit’s Acme range is already a unique market offer.  The addition of the Purple Blend option extends the colour palette choice to six, with a wide selection of traditional fittings and accessories for complete design flexibility. As well as the deep colour, the distinctive double curve of the Acme tile gives designers the opportunity to create highly textured roofscapes with accentuated light and shade. 

Sarah Jackson, marketing product manager from Marley Eternit, explains: “The purple and blue hues in the new Purple Blend tile contrast with the rich red base to give a unique colour, which will mellow and age beautifully on the roof.  The colour emulates the traditional variation within the kiln where multi-coloured tiles are produced by varying the burning process and the kiln atmosphere to create the rich purple hues, which are extremely popular in the Midlands and the North.

“The launch of the Purple Blend tile follows the recent availability of another new colour option Natural Orange, which is already proving a favourite with specifiers and house builders alike.  We anticipate that the Purple Blend tile will be just as successful.” 

Double camber tiles add a subtle texture to the roof and can assist both architects and house builders who are striving to create a more rustic aesthetic on new properties, or who want to match in with existing tiles on extensions or refurbishment projects.  This in addition to the colour variations also make Marley Eternit’s Double Camber range ideally suited for creative roof detailing and vertical tiling. 

The Acme Double Camber clay plain tile range is now available in a total of six colours – Purple Blend, Antique, Burnt Flame, Dark Brindle, Smooth Brindle and Natural Orange.  

The Acme clay plain tile range also offers impressive environmental credentials including the ability to achieve an A+ rating in the BRE Green Guide to Specification, BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing accreditation and certified carbon footprint data at product level.

To request a sample please click here or download the latest literature from our website. For further information on our Acme clay plain double camber range please visit www.marleyeternit.co.uk/clay, or call 01283 722588.

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