|Source:||Quarry Rande, Ortigueira (A Coruña), Spain.
Operating since 1969
|Appearance:||Cupa 98 is a smooth textured Slate approximately 5-7mm thick ,it is a non-carbonated slate formed by tectonic compression. Dark grey slate with thin laminations and a riven surface.|
Cupa Pizarras is the world leader in the natural roofing slate sector. they boast 16 quarries in spain and 22 processing plants equipped with the latest technology, which combines perfectly with the traditional and artisan know-how present from the very beginning.
The quality and guarantee of Cupa products are guaranteed by the strict control applied to the entire slate production process, from extraction to processing at the plants.
1 in every 3 roof slates supplied around the world is a Cupa Pizarras slate.
Cupa’s traceability system enables them to monitor the product from the quarry to the end consumer, thereby guaranteeing their differential value: quality.
CUPA 98 roofing slates meet the following international standards:. EN 12326/ NF 228-08/01/01 – 27958/ BS 680: Part 2
(The photograph below shows an example of CUPA 5)