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Tapco Cowl Vent - Chestnut Brown

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Our price today, excluding delivery and VAT is

£38.10 inc. VAT £31.75

Product Description

The Tapco Cowl/Soaker Slate Ventilators are designed to ventilate through the roof slope and form an integral part of a slate or tile roof covering.

They can be used at low or high level where the roof construction does not allow eaves or ridge ventilators to be used, or where complex roof shapes do not allow effective cross ventilation.

  • Adaptor available
  • The smallest, least obtrusive cowls available for the air capacity
  • Simply installed as part of the normal slating process
  • Easily converted for use as svp or mechanical extract terminals

Designed for use with the TapcoSlate system:

TapcoSlate Classic synthetic slate is the only BBA-rated slate for felt and batten at roof pitches of 14.5°.


  • Overall length: 440mm
  • Length of facing pattern: 210mm
  • Length of overlap: 230mm
  • Side length: 160mm
  • 5.5 units cover one linear metre


  • Ridges and hips are mechanically fixed
  • Universal fitting for any angle
  • Lightweight
  • Manufactured using a recyclable blend of limestone and polypropylene
  • Authentic slate appearance
    • Textured surface and riven edges
    • Aesthetically-pleasing
  • Ease of installation
    • Pre-marked nailing and exposure guides, with horizontal spacers
  • Durable
  • Easy to cut
  • No wastage - will not crack, split or break, even if walked upon or dropped
  • BBA approved
    • Fully tested against fire, wind, driving rain, snow and water absorption
  • Constant colour throughout
  • Built in camber for tighter fit when fixed in situ
  • No sorting, clipping or drilling
  • Guaranteed for 40 years
  • Available in 6 colours to suit any project


  • Suitable for:
    • Felt
    • Batten
    • Fully boarded roofs
  • Unit should be heated with a hot-air gun along the ridge before bending into shape
  • Cut using a fine-toothed handsaw, jigsaw, circular saw, or sharp utility blade
  • Fix using large-headed galvanised steel nails (30mm x 2.5mm)
  • Store at a temperature no lower than 7°C for 24 hours prior to use
  • Can be installed at temperature as low as 0°C, but must be hand fastened
  • Tapco recommend fastening via a pneumatic gun in temperatures above 7°

Product Specification

Airflow 10k
Brand Tapco
Colour Chestnut brown
Fire Rating BS476 Part 3, Boarded Roof SAA, Battened Roof SAC
Guarantee 40 years
Height 190mm
Length 280mm
Overall Length 600mm
Overall Width 450mm
Product Type Slate accessories
Roof Pitch 15-90°
Type Ventilation
Width 140mm

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Delivery charges are included in the final shopping basket total and will depend on the basket's contents. Additional shipping charges may apply to orders from the Scottish Highlands and UK islands.

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If additional shipping fees apply, a member of our team will contact you before processing your order to let you know.

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