Roof tiles - here the important dimensions


The dimensions of the roof tiles are important to calculate the required amount for the entire roof, but also to install the roof battens. Here we show the right dimensions for some of the common roof tiles.

Dimensions roof tiles made of clay

Strength is not the thickness of the roof tiles, but the overall strength with the different waves and folds. Therefore, the flat roof tile appears very thick, because it has different folds, which interlock to safely drain the rainwater.

The Romanesque brick is also provided with various circumferential folds, which contribute significantly to its great storm safety.

  • Double hollow folding tile 400 x 255 mm - 50 mm thickness
  • Reform tile 430 x 255 mm - 50 mm thickness
  • Flat roof tiles 430 x 275 mm - 70 mm thickness
  • Romanesque brick 434 x 258 mm - 65 mm thickness
  • Hollow rebate tile 445 x 243 mm - 60 mm thickness

Roof tiles - here the important dimensions: here

Dimensions of roof tiles made of concrete

The Tegalit smooth pan has a special position, so to speak, due to its particularly flat design. It is suitable for modern buildings and architect houses, but also for builders who love unfussy.

  • Frankfurt pan - 420 x 330 mm - 50 mm thickness
  • Taunus pan - 420 x 330 mm - 56 mm thickness
  • Double-S Pan - 420 x 332 mm - 63 mm thickness
  • Harzer pan - 420 x 330 mm - 56 mm thickness
  • Harzer Pfanne Big - 480 x 365 mm - 63 mm thickness
  • Tegalit Smooth Pan - 420 x 330 mm - 22 mm thickness

Tips & Tricks

As you can see, there are clearer differences in the size of the clay roof tiles. Here you can more easily find a roof tile that fits exactly to an existing roof truss, such as a renovation.

In addition, the reformed brick is a little more flexible because it has a so-called sliding area and adapts better to so many distances.


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