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Application

Suitable for interior and exterior new build and refurbishment applications as a lightweight solution for cladding. Suitable building substrates include:

  • Masonry.
  • Concrete.
  • Insulated panels.
  • Steel framing systems (SFS).

Description

Mechanically fixed, real brick cladding system comprising 28 mm thick Ibstock brick slips and powder-coated grade 6063TG aluminium support rails. Available in an extensive range of colours, textures and brick sizes.

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.

Components:

- Mechanical system components:

  • Starter rail – 2350 x 1850 mm (h x w). Available in 3000 mm lengths.
  • Middle rail – 2300 x 1110 mm (h x w). Available in 3000 mm lengths.
  • Top rail – 3100 x 1850 mm (h x w).

- Brick system components:

  • Soldier bricks.
  • Corner bricks.
  • Stretcher and header bricks.

Applications:

Suitable for interior and exterior new build and refurbishment applications as a lightweight solution for cladding. Suitable building substrates include:

  • Masonry.
  • Concrete.
  • Insulated panels.
  • Steel framing systems (SFS).

General information
Material

Fired clay brick slips supported by powder-coated aluminium rails affixed to steel

Uniclass 2015
Drained and back-ventilated rainscreen cladding systems (Ss_25_20_70_25)Primary
Specification data - Drained and back-ventilated rainscreen cladding systems
Product Reference

MechSlip Brick Cladding

Brick -
Type

Glazed

Handmade

Soft edging.

Linear

Stock

Soft edging.

Wirecut

Precise edging.

Finish

Creased

Distressed

Dragfaced

Glazed

Sanded

Smooth

Colour

Over 300 colours available. Consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

Size

65 mm

75 mm

440 mm

Linear brick only.

Standard product features

Material:

Fired clay brick slips supported by powder-coated aluminium rails affixed to steel.

Dimensions:

Standard brick: 215 x 65 x 28 mm.

System weight:

51.5 kg/m² (approximately).

Technical properties:

  • Thermal conductivity (for clay brick slips): 0.71 W/m·K.
  • Impact resistance (to CWCT): Class 1.
  • Wind resistance safety: ±3600 Pa.
  • Water tightness: 600 Pa.
  • Freeze/ thaw resistance (in accordance with BS EN 771-1): F2.
  • Hygrothermal testing (to ETAG 034): Pass.

Product Options

Colour:

Colour can be matched to client specifications, consult manufacturer for details.

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