Transparent glazed brick slips will give the exterior of any building a transparent effect. If you’re looking to create the impression of shimmering, and to enhance sunlight shining onto your building, transparent brick slips are ideal. It can be installed in multiple variations so that the shading of the transparency results in a unique style.
You can combine different brick slip styles to complement the transparency and reflective effect. For example, combine coloured terracotta with their transparent counterparts to enhance the iridescent effect on the building’s façade.
Your design limits can stretch as far as your imagination. Transparent glazed brick slips are a stylish choice, that will help you to create an artistic finish.
Transparent glazing of the natural terracotta range creates subtle variation and reflects light.
Patterns can be created by combining shapes or angles of brick slips that, once assembled, create a variety of finishes depending on the chosen style.
Brick slips give real character to the façade.
Naturally fire resistant due to the materials and coating used.
Bricks slips are a lightweight solution with increase speed of construction.
|Brick Slips||Size in mm||Quantity|
m² or lm
kg or lb
m² or each
|65mm x 215mm straight||215 x 65 x 12||59||18||m2|
|65mm Corner to suit 215mm slip||215 x 102.5 x 65 x 12||13.3 / lm||0.46||each|
|60mm x 220 straight||220 x 60 x 12||62 / m²||18 kg||m²|
|60mm Corner to suit 220mm Slip||220 x 105 x 60 x12||14.3 / lm||0.44 kg||each|
|50mm x 300mm Straight||330 x 50 x 12||50 / m²||18kg||m²|
|50mm Corners to suit 300mm slip||220 x 105 x 50 x 12||16.7 / lm||0.36 kg||each|
|220 x 50 x 50 x 12||16.7 / lm||0.32 kg||each|
|50mm x 450mm Straight||450 x 50 x 15||36 / m²||22.50 kg||m²|
|50mm Corners to suit 450mm slip||220 x 105 x 50 x 15||16.7 / lm||0.45 kg||each|
|220 x 50 x 50 x 15||16.7 / lm||0.40 kg||each|
|Corner Angle Vertical||Contact us||each|
|Slips with Dovetail Key for precast concrete||Contact us||m2|
|Slip Thicknesses available||12mm, 15mm, 20mm, 25mm||m2|
|Bespoke shapes and thickness||contact us||each|
Adhesively fixed systems. Multiple lightweight board solutions. Ash and Lacy Natural X Mechanical Fix Brick Cladding. Precast Concrete. GRC (Glass Re-enforced concrete).
Budget rates are project specific.
£75-£100 sqm estimate based on 65×215 12mm slip. Please enquire for project specific pricing on other size slips, corners, pre-cast & special shapes. Delivery costs apply.
Size Tolerance: length/width = ±3% thickness = ±2mm
Diagonal/Longitudinale Curvature: ±1%
Water Absorption (Average): all colours 8% (except colour PEPS = 7.5%)
Content of active soluble salts: S0
Hazardous substances: not applicable
Resistance to thermal shock: NF ISO 10 545 – 9
Durability against freeze/thaw: NF ISO 10 545 – 12
Average expansion to boiling water (mm / m): ≤ 0,3 according to P13-307
Solar Absorb Factor: varies by colour – download our datasheet
Area Density: varies by brick type – download our datasheet
10 – 14 weeks for standard products. 12 – 16 weeks for bespoke products. Official lead times will be quoted on a project specific basis, dependence on size, complexity and location.
Manufactured to EU and UK standards – see data sheet for details. Accreditations vary dependant on the systems the slips are paired with. Contact us for details.
Sun Garden, Angers (France)
Résidence Docteur Roux et Petit Pois, La Montagne (France)
Bel & Co, Nantes (France)
What happens after I enquire about a product?
You’ll receive a call from a brick slip consultant within 72 hours to discuss your project requirements and establish the next steps to achieve your goals.
How are brick slip costs calculated?
Costs are calculated on a project specific basis. See budget rates section above for an estimate. Please enquire for pricing on any size slips, corners, pre-cast & special shapes. Delivery costs also apply.
What brick slip systems can the brick slip pair with?
Brick slips can be attached to various façade systems including; Adhesively fixed. Lightweight Board Systems. Natural X Brick Slip Cladding. Pre-Cast Concrete. Brick GRC (Glass Reinforced Concrete). For project specific information please contact us.
What adhesives and mortars can be used with these brick slips?
Please contact us for the technical requirements for the adhesives of specific manufacturers.
What fire rating do the brick slips have?
All the brick slips we supply are A1 fire rated. When used in conjunction with a system fire ratings vary. For example, when paired with a Natural X Cladding System the façade system will be A1 Fire Rated. Your system supplier will be able to confirm the fire rating.
What bespoke options are available for the bricks slips?
We regularly work with specifiers to create special sizes, shapes and colours which are project specific. If you’d like to explore an idea for your façade, please contact us to discuss the manufacturing possibilities which will guide your vision.
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Using transparent glazed brick slips on your project is a great way to bring light into your build. By choosing to combine a transparent brick slip with one of our terracotta designs, you can completely transform the look of your project.
Our transparent brick slips come in an array of nine colours and shades, which can be used to compliment or create a specific design. Transparent brick slips offer the ability to be installed in multiple variations, making this style a popular option for those wanting to be experimental with their designs.
If you’re looking for multi-dimensional finishes that can be paired with other brick style counterparts, Creative Brick Solutions can help you to reach your vision. Make sure to enquire with us to gain expert advice on your transparent brick design ideas – we are always happy to help!