SR Timber PREMIUM GOLD Roofing Batten

Jan 21, 2017 Off Comments in Specialist Contractors & Architects by

SR Timber PREMIUM GOLD® Batten is our highest grade of roofing batten, incorporating a unique and distinctive gold colouration that does not hide any potential defects that can be found within traditional battens.

SR Timber PREMIUM GOLD® Battens are produced in our own sawmill in Latvia, then imported as a finished product to our timber terminal on the Humber.

Fully compliant to all relevant standards – BS 8417:2011+A1:2014 (Preservation of Timber) and BS 5534:2014+A2:2018.

Manufactured full to size in both thickness and depth.

Available in both 25mm x 38mm and 25mm x 50mm profiles and lengths from 3.0m up to 5.4m, in 300mm increments.

Produced from the highest grade, slow grown spruce (Whitewood) Picea abies – or pine (Redwood) Pinus sylvestris – WPPA is the species code covering both species. All supplied from either FSC® or PEFC fully certified or controlled resources.

Raw material is pre-graded prior to processing to enable an even higher finished grade of roofing batten.

Visually piece graded by our own qualified staff to fully comply to BS 5534:2014 + A2:2018. The grading process is third party assessed and audited by CATG to ensure continued compliance to BS 5534:2014 + A2:2018.

By visual grading we are controlling the following defects:-

  • Dimension
  • Quantity of Knots
  • Wane
  • Fissures & Splits
  • Slope of Grain
  • Rate of Growth
  • Decay and Insect Attack
  • Size of Resin Pockets

Battens are dried in order to comply with the correct moisture content as recommended by British Standards and should not exceed 22% moisture content at time of fixing.

Individually piece marked for full identity, as required by BS 5534:2014 + A2:2018.

Vacsol Aqua preservative treated to BS 8417:2011 + A1:2014. (double Vacuum Treatment also know as Vac-Vac) with our standard 60 year lifetime warranty against insect attack and wood rotting fungi (when used correctly and installed above dpc level in buildings).

Downloads :
SR Timber Batten Brochure
SR Timber Vacsol PREMIUM GOLD Data Sheet
SR Timber Guide to Graded Roofing Batten Brochure

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