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MechSlip Brick Cladding System

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Aquarian Cladding Systems Ltd Third party certifications:
  • BBA Agrément Certificate

    BBA Agrément Certificate

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  • CWCT Certificate

    CWCT Certificate

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Lightweight mechanically fixed brick cladding system supplied by Aquarian Cladding Systems

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Application

The system is ideal for either exterior or interior applications as a lightweight solution for cladding.


May be used with:

  • Steel frame.
  • Concrete frame.
  • Brickwork.
  • Dense concrete blockwork (minimum 1450 kg/m³).
  • Lightweight steel framing.
  • Existing masonry.

Description

MechSlip is a lightweight brick cladding system, providing a non-combustible, through-coloured brick facade with the efficiency and versatility of a mechanically-fixed brick slip cladding system.


Features and benefits:

  • Lightweight - over 50% lighter than traditional masonry, reducing the structural load.
  • Fully mechanically secured brick slips.
  • Non-combustible system components.
  • Versatile brick detailing options, available in over 300 brick finishes.
  • Pre-spaced mortar joints.
  • Cost effective for projects where traditional methods of construction are difficult to facilitate.
  • Simple installation using aerial work platforms, reducing the need for scaffolding.
  • Non-weather dependent installation.
  • Can be fitted seamlessly to AxiAL rainscreen support systems.
  • Tested to the Centre for Window and Cladding Technology (CWCT) standards.
  • BBA Certified.
  • Fire tested to EN 13501-1 - A1.
  • BS 8414 test data available.


Components:

Mechanical system components:

  • Starter rail – 23.5 x 18.5 mm (h x w). Available in 3000 mm lengths.
  • Middle rail – 23 x 11.1 mm (h x w). Available in 3000 mm lengths.
  • Top rail – 31 x 18.5 mm (h x w). Available in 3000 mm lengths.

Brick system components:

  • Soldier bricks.
  • Corner bricks.
  • Stretcher and header bricks.
  • Solid aluminium 'brick' for fixing external loads.
  • Perforated aluminium 'brick' for ventilation.

General information

Color

Beige

Black

Blue

Brown

Cream

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Finish

Textured

Other

Glazed

Sandcreased

Sandfaced

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Material

Brick

Clay facing brick slips.

Aluminium

Tough and lightweight 6063T6-grade aluminium rail support system.


Clay

Shape

Rectangle

Other

Length

215 mm

290 mm

327 mm

440 mm

490 mm

Width

28 mm

48 mm

Height

50 mm

65 mm

68 mm

73 mm

WarrantyDescription

Ibstock Kevington provides a durability warranty on MechSlip Brick Slip Cladding Panels subject to correct installation. This excludes the supporting masonry. For further information on warranty details and period for these components please contact Ibstock Technical Services technical@Ibstock.co.uk and include project details.

Uniclass

Ss_25_20_70_25 Drained and back-ventilated rainscreen cladding systemsPrimary

CAWS

H51/110 Cladding

H51/110 Cladding

Specification data - Drained and back-ventilated rainscreen cladding systems

System performance

Fire performace: Reaction to fire to EN 13501-1:2018, Class A1.

Thermal insulation

Mineral wool slab insulation.

Rockwool insulation is recommended in association with MechSlip.

Secondary support structure

Horizontal application - AxiAL AX1 Support System, anodized aluminium brick slip support rails fixed to vertical support mullions on wall brackets.

For fixing to a masonry substrate.

Vertical application - AxiAL AX2 Support System, anodized aluminium brick slip support rails fixed to horizontal support mullions on wall brackets.

For fixing to a masonry substrate.

Cavity fire barriers

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Horizontal

Fire cavity barriers are not included within the MechSlip system and should be specified and designed by a qualified engineer.

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Vertical

Fire cavity barriers are not included within the MechSlip system and should be specified and designed by a qualified engineer.

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Length

3000 mm.

Starter rail lengths, middle rail lengths and top rail lengths.

Support rails

3000 mm.

Vertical support rail length.

4850 mm.

Vertical support rail length.

6000 mm.

Vertical support rail length.

Weight

51.5 kg/m².

System weight approximately.

ThermalConductivity

0.71 W/mK.

Durability designation

F2.

Resistance to wind load

3.6 kN/m².

Fire classification (EN 13501-1)

A1.

Wind resistance

2400—3600 Pa.

CWCT. Pascals serviceability— pascals safety. 

Watertightness

600 Pa.

CWCT.

Impact resistance

Class 1.

CWCT.

Environmental information

Country of product manufacture

United Kingdom

Third party certifications

BBA Agrément Certificate

BBA Agrément Certificate

MechSlip BBA Certificate

CWCT Certificate

CWCT Certificate

MechSlip CWCT Certificate

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