The natural, natural material, the slate used still in Ancient Rome as a covering of roofs, has fine water-repellent properties, fire-resistant. During existence slate practically has not changed. The first patent for the invention of products from асбестоцемента has been received by the engineer from Austria - Ludwig Gatchekom who has developed the first manufacturing techniques асбестоцементных plates. It has occurred in the beginning of 20 centuries, to be exact in 1901. Made with application of this technology of a product the author named «этернит», that in transfer from Latin means "eternal". Already during the period with 1902г. по1903г. Ludwig Gatchek has constructed the first industrial enterprise for manufacture «этернита» in Феклабрук. The invention with delight has been met by contemporaries Гатчека, асбоцементные products used tremendous success and the glory about strong, moisture resistant sheets «этернита» was carried across all Europe. Later, in 1910г. Ludwig Gatchek builds factory in Czechia. The Austrian industrialists have become seriously interested in the invention that was promoted much by the large order from management of the Austrian railways. In 1903 of the right of use of this technology factory owners from France have got, in 1906 have bought the rights and industrialists in Italy have started to make various асбоцементные sheets. In 1908 slate has come to Russia.