The Frankfurter roof pan can be found in Germany

The concrete roof tiles designated as Frankfurter roof pan make in shape and appearance one of the most typical roof optics. The individual roof pans form in the composite semicircular increases, which form a flat drainage channel between themselves.


The Frankfurt roof tile was developed in the 1950s and has been one of the most frequently used types of roof tile in Germany ever since. The individual roof tiles have standard dimensions and are known for their simple and mutually supportive assembly.

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The shape of the Frankfurt pans allow tolerances in the length of cover on top of each other. As a result, they can be adapted to the roof pitch and also laid to measure on bay windows, protrusions and other structural conditions.

Covering a roof with Frankfurt roof tiles is more like hanging it on. At the bottom there are hanging beads that are placed on the roof battens. Each Frankfurter pan stabilizes the tiles underneath it through the overlapping hooking.

Top surface and components

The steeper the roof pitch, the more overlapping the individual pans are. The standard length of 330 by 420 millimeters creates a cover length in the vertical direction of between 312 and 345 millimeters. The width of the deck is three hundred millimeters.

Frankfurt pans consist of washed sand, cement burnt out of limestone, iron oxide and water. The standard weight is just under 4.4 kilograms. Around ten Frankfurt pans are required for a cover area of one square meter, which corresponds to a weight of almost 44 kilograms.

Providers and costs

  • developed the industrial production of Frankfurt roof tiles and thus ensured their widespread use.
  • eu building materials trade.DE Does the BraAs products and the offers should always be compared to those of the manufacturer itself.
  •, quoka.DE and other classified ads have always offered offers at Frankfurter roof pans both new and used.

The piece rates of the conventional Frankfurt roof pans are under one euro, the products with the smooth surface Protegon at just over one euro. Property prices for end stones, first and walm caps between eight and fifty euros.

Tips & Tricks The company Braas constantly develops the surface finish of its Frankfurter roof pans to minimize porosity and prevent dirt imprisonments. Currently the Protegon products are optimized.