Corovent Tile & Slate Roofline Vents

Plain Tile Roofline Vent

Plain Tile Roofline Vent RV8K/RP8K

The Corovent Plain Tile Roofline Vent comprises of a neat and compact design that will maintain the aesthetics of a plain tile roof. This vent replaces only 3 tiles and without the need to cut any roof battens or surrounding tiles. A box below the vent collects any water that enters it and ducts it back onto the roof.


  • Provides 8,000mm2 of ventilation
  • Incorporates barriers to prevent water ingress
  • Made to suit the standard 265mm x 165mm plain tile
  • Colour matching service available
  • One felt sleeve (FW1) is supplied with each unit

ideal for

  • Roof pitches over 20°


Full installation details are available on request from the Technical Department.

Tile Vent Technical Data

Tile Vent Ventilation Area Airflow Resistance Roof Pitches Water Resistance
 RV8K  8 000mm2  N/A  Over 20° Exceeds all relevant parts of DoE Partners in Technology Programme
 RP8K  8 000mm2 20 Pascals @ 30ltr/sec  Over 20°
Exceeds all relevant parts of DoE Partners in Technology Programme


Installation: Cowl or Roofline Vents for Tile Roof

  1. Complete roofing to one course below the position for the tile vent.
  2. Hold vent in position as centrally as possible between the rafters and mark where the vent spigot touches the underlay. 
  3. Cut underlay in a cross, fold up and back.
  4. Insert felt weir, if using, under batten above opening, positioning it centrally above the hole.
  5. Nail felt weir to the batten.
  6. Nail felt over the battens.


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