Universal Hipfast

Function and compatibility

  • Provides a ventilated and weathertight mechanical fix for hip tiles
  • All Marley Eternit tiles and slates
  • Other manufacturers’ tiles and slates
  • Completely dry fix system
  • Advantages
  • Simple, fast installation
  • Dry fix system
  • Suitable for standard hip tiles
  • Fully ventilated
  • Meets BS 5534 and BS 8612 requirements and NHBC guidelines
  • Marley Eternit Universal HipFast is designed to provide a totally dry fixed, ventilated and weathertight hip that is fast and simple to install. Every hip unit is mechanically fixed eliminating the need for mortar completely. The system is suitable for use with all Marley Eternit tiles and slates and those of other manufacturers.

    To find out more about the new British Standard BS 8612: Dry Fixed Ridge, Hip and Verge Systems for Slating and Tiling - Specification click here.

    HipFast support trays (sold separately) must be used with the system

    Accommodates a pitch variance of up to 5 degrees either side of the hip

    Provides 5000mm2 of ventilation when used with LR underlay or a 5mm gap in HR underlay

    Where required, use up to two thicknesses  of 50x25 batten to accommodate the varying depths of tile profile

    Use block end hip at eaves

    Here at Marley Eternit, we are always on hand to offer practical and experienced support. Select an option below or call us on 01283 722588.