Transparent

Transparent glazed bricks 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 bricks 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 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 bricks are a stylish choice, that will help you to create an artistic finish.

Key Features

Transparent glazing of the natural terracotta range creates subtle variation and reflects light.

Patterns can be created by combining shapes or angles of bricks that, once assembled, create a variety of finishes depending on the chosen style.

Bespoke shapes and special shapes available

Transparent Glazed Bricks

Naturally fire resistant due to the materials and coating used.

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Glazed bricks are easy to maintain, with their smooth surface making them simple to clean.

Durable and strong due to their second stint in the kiln, glazed bricks have a longer lifespan than traditional bricks and their colour won’t fade.

Technical Information

Colours Available
Sizing Table
Brick TypesSize in mmQuantity
m² or lm
Weight
kg or lb
Unit
m² or each
Standard215 x 65 x 10260/ m²2.23kgeach
220 x 60 x 9062/ m²2.30kgeach
220 x 50 x 9072/ m²1.90kgeach
330 x 50 x 9050/ m²2.31kgeach
Traditional220 x 105 x 5072/ m²2.125kgeach
220 x 105 x 6062/ m²2.55kgeach
PNA220 x 105 x 5072/ m²1.77kgeach
220 x 105 x 6062/ m²2.12kgeach
Moucharabeih330 x 50 x 9035/ m²2.70kgeach
Moucharbieh Hirondelle330 x 50 x 9035/ m²2.70kgeach
Moucharabieh B330 x 50 x 9035/ m²2.70kgeach
Moucharabieh Arrondi330 x 50 x 9035/ m²2.70kgeach
Pointe215 x 65 x 102NC2.44kgeach
Hirondelle220 x 60 x 11562/ m²1.75kgeach
Sillage220 x 60 x 9062/ m²2.24kgeach
220 x 50 x 9050/ m²2.80kgeach
Emergence220 x 60 x 9062/ m²2.47kgeach
330 x 50 x 9050/ m²3.09kgeach
Concave220 x 60 x 9062/ m²2.50kgeach
330 x 50 x 9050/ m²3.13kgeach
Convexe220 x 60 x 9062/ m²1.98kgeach
330 x 50 x 9050/ m²3.20kgeach
LongContact useach
Shapes Available
line drawing of long brick shape

Briques longues

Brique perforée

line drawing of plain traditional brick

Traditionelle Pleine

Traditionelle PNA

line drawing of brick with holes

Moucharabieh

Moucharabieh Hirondelle

Moucharabieh B

Moucharabieh Arrondi

Moucharabieh Z

Pointe

Concave

Convexe

Hirondelle

Sillage

Emergence

Manufacturer’s Information

Rairies Montrieux

Budget Rates

Budget rates are project specific.

£150-200 sqm estimate based on 65x215x102 brick faced on stretcher. Please enquire for project specific pricing on other sized bricks, corners, pre-cast & special shapes. Delivery costs apply.

Technical

Size Tolerance: length/width = ±3% thickness = ±2mm
Diagonal/Longitudinale Curvature: ±1%
Water Absorption (Average): all colours 8% (except colour PEPS = 7.5%)
Fireproof: A1
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

Lead Times

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.

Accreditations

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.

Case Studies

Nanterre Appolonnia (France)

Ehpad, Résidence Le Bosquet, Cholet (France)

Angers, Horizon Park (France)

FAQ

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 costs calculated?

Costs are calculated on a project specific basis. See budget rates section above for an estimate. Please enquire for pricing on any sized bricks, corners, pre-cast & special shapes. Delivery costs also apply.

What mortars can be used with these bricks?

Please contact us for the technical requirements related to mortar of specific manufacturers.

What fire rating do the bricks have?

All the bricks 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.

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What bespoke options are available for the bricks?

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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Robin Batty

Director

 

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Product Description

Using transparent glazed bricks on your project is a great way to bring light into your build. By choosing to combine a transparent brick with one of our terracotta designs, you can completely transform the look of your project.

Our transparent bricks come in an array of nine colours and shades, which can be used to compliment or create a specific design. Transparent bricks 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!