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Cupaclad — Slate Cladding

Developed with input from architects, Cupaclad ventilated façade systems can adapt to any kind of project, by combining alternative fastening methods and slate formats. The systems were created to fill the need to adapt to the trend for more sustainable solutions. By using highly durable tectonic slate, Cupaclad offers a competitive and sustainable option for cladding any type of facade.

Cupaclad solutions are lightweight, easy to install and can be cut to any shape, to suit any architectural vision.

Key Features
  • Unique: Each slate is unique. No other artificial alternatives could compare with a product which has been moulded by nature for over 500 million years
  • Durable: With a durability of over 100 years, natural slate is the most resistant material used for roofing. Unlike the artificial products, the colour and the properties of slate stay, unalterable, through time with no need for re-coating
    • Incombustible
    • Flexible and lightweight
  • Sustainable: By being 100% natural, slate is the roofing material with less environmental impact. Each slate is handcrafted by our skilled splitting craftsmen with no chemical products or additional treatments added
    • Efficiency of ventilated facades
    • Complementary to external insulation systems
  • Performing:
    • Slate is capable of enduring extreme temperatures, difficult snow formation, fire-resistance as well as being fully waterproof
    •  BBA certified
    • Guaranteed up to 20 years
    • No maintenance
    • Tested up to 3.2 kPa wind load
  • Personality: Its unparalleled character and durability makes this material ideal to give an outstanding appearance and personality to any architectural project
  • Money saving, and easy to install with minimum components
Scope of Use

Cupaclad ventilated facade systems can adapt to any kind of project, by combining alternative fastening methods and slate formats.

  • Tested up to 3.2 kPa wind load
Limitations on Use

Installation must be in accordance with SPS Building Limited Installation manual.

Other Performance Attributes
  • BBA certified
  • Guaranteed up to 20 years
  • No maintenance
  • Fire resistant
  • Tested up to 3.2 kPa wind load
  • Capable of enduring extreme temperatures
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Additional Information
Frequently Asked Questions
Slate Inspiration and Case Studies

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