Acme Double Camber Clay Plain Tile

A unique double camber clay plain tile providing texture and shade

  • Unique Double camber for an instant visual appeal
  • A truly traditional profile with the benefits of modern manufacturing techniques, long life, quality and versatility
  • 6 colours available 
  • A 'Very Good' certification for BES 6001 (all clay plain tiles)
  • A+ environmental credentials BREEAM
  • Range of complementary clay plain tile fittings and accessories available

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With a longitudinal and latitudinal camber, the unique double curve gives the designer the opportunity to create highly textured roofscapes with accentuated light and shade.

Accreditation to the BES 6001 framework standard for 'Responsible Sourcing' means that projects using our clay tiles can now achieve extra credits under BREEAM and The Code for Sustainable Homes. Click here to find out more.

These clay tiles are available in a distinctive range of 6 colours that add character and have a lasting beauty which improves with each passing season.

No other manufacturer in the UK has a clay double camber plain tile making this Acme tile truly unique.

If you would like to find out more about our truly complete roof system, underwritten by a 15 year warranty, please click here.

Size of Tile

265mm x 165mm

Minimum Pitch


Maximum Pitch


Minimum Headlap

65mm (roof)

35mm (vertical)

Maximum Gauge

100mm (roof)

115mm (vertical)

Cover Width

165mm (nominal)

Covering Capacity

60 tiles/m ² at 100mm gauge (roof)

53 tiles/m ² at 115mm gauge (vertical)

Weight of Tiling

64kg/m ² (0.63 kN/m ² ) at 100mm gauge (roof)

56kg/m ² (0.55 kN/m ² ) at 115mm gauge (vertical)

Battens Required

10.0 lin.m/m ² at 100mm gauge (roof)

8.7 lin.m/m ² at 115mm gauge (vertical)

Batten Size Recommended

38mm x 25mm for rafters/supports not exceeding 600mm centres

Tile Nails

38mm x 2.65mm

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Country of Production

Keele, UK

Environmental Management


Quality Management


Health and Safety Management


LCA study

Can achieve a BRE 'A+' rating


Cured in gas fired kilns

Raw materials

Clay, sand, pigments and additives


> 60 years


Can be crushed and used as aggregate and/or as an inert bulk fill

Embodied Carbon Rates
Measurement metric No per sq m  Headlap / gauge M₂ conversion
KgCO₂e 60 100 27
KgCO₂e  53 115 23.85
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