Below are additional photos of field sampling of artificial slate and shake products.
The edge of Product 5 was soft and easily broken by hand.
Many broken slates fell from this roof.
This shake almost disintegrated as it was removed from a roof.
Exposed shakes cup upward.
Factory finish has weathered from Product 4, allowing uneven staining to occur.
Curling of Product 4
Staining and erosion of felt under shakes
Surface erosion and a crack in a sample of Product 3
Weathering has eroded surfacing from Product 2.
This flattened shake is cracked.
Erosion of felt under joints between shakes