SR Timber Vacsol PREMIUM GOLD ® 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 Vacsol PREMIUM GOLD ® roof 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 BS5534:2014.
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 – WPCA or pine (Redwood) Pinus sylvestris – PNSY, 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 BS5534:2014. This grading process is third party assessed and audited twice a year by Technology For Timber Ltd to ensure continued compliance to BS 5534.
By visual grading we are controlling the following defects :-
- Quantity of Knots
- 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 BS5534:2014.
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).