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MechSlip Brick Cladding System

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 façade with the efficiency and versatility of a mechanically-fixed brick slip cladding system.


Features and benefits:

  • Mechanically secured slips produced from natural clay bricks.
  • Tough and lightweight 6063T6-grade aluminium rail support system.
  • Fire tested by Warrington fire – Classified A1 to EN 13501-1.
  • Pre-spaced 10 mm vertical and horizontal mortar joints.
  • Delivers the colour-fast stability and natural weathering behaviour of a traditional clay brick finish.
  • Over 50% lighter than traditional masonry, reducing structural load.

General information

Shape

Rectangle

Color

Black

Blue

Brown

Green

Grey

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Finish

Dragwired

Hand moulded

Sandfaced

Smooth

Textured

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Material

Brick

Clay facing brick slips.

Aluminium

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


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.

Size

215 x 65 mm

Stretcher brick face dimensions.

Corner brick face dimensions – 102 x 215 x 65 mm.

Brick thickness – 28 mm.

Uniclass 2015

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 Enhanced data

Thermal insulation

Mineral wool slab insulation.

Rockwool insulation is recommended in association with MechSlip.

Secondary support structure

Aluminium carrier rails.

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.

Third party certifications

BBA Agrément Certificate

BBA Agrément Certificate

MechSlip BBA Certificate

CWCT Certificate

CWCT Certificate

MechSlip CWCT Certificate

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