Natural Terracotta Long Format Bricks

Natural Terracotta long format bricks are created by a unique heating process. The making of terracotta involves moulding raw clay, drying it, and then firing it in a kiln at high temperatures. This process creates long lasting durability for each brick.

These bricks also have benefits from a sustainability perspective, during the manufacturing process around 94% of the material used for firing comes from recycled materials. Natural terracotta long format bricks can vary in colour, depending on the clay used.

Key Features

These bricks create a distinctive aesthetic.

These bricks, when applied vertically, give the illusion of length to a façade or wall.  

Ideal for creating contemporary designs.

Natural Terracotta Brick Slip Selection

Naturally fire resistant due to the materials and coating used.

Unlimited colours can be chosen to create a façade that makes each project unique.

Extruded to create precise finish.

Sample Process

Due to the wide range of finishes and sizes, we follow the below process for sampling.

Technical Information

Colours Available
Sizes Available

Long Format Brick Sizes

  • Height: 40mm
  • Length: 330mm, 400mm, 450mm, 490mm
  • Depth: 90mm or 102.5mm
  • Height: 50mm
  • Length: 330mm, 400mm, 450mm, 490mm
  • Depth: 90mm or 102.5mm
  • Height: 65mm
  • Length: 330mm, 400mm, 450mm, 490mm
  • Depth: 90mm or 102.5mm

Long Format Brick Sizes

  • Height: 40mm
  • Length: 330mm, 400mm, 450mm, 490mm
  • Depth: 90mm or 102.5mm
  • Height: 50mm
  • Length: 330mm, 400mm, 450mm, 490mm
  • Depth: 90mm or 102.5mm
  • Height: 65mm
  • Length: 330mm, 400mm, 450mm, 490mm
  • Depth: 90mm or 102.5mm

Compatible Systems
Adhesively fixed systems. Multiple lightweight board solutions. Ash and Lacy Natural X Mechanical Fix Brick Cladding. Precast Concrete. GRC (Glass Re-enforced concrete).
Manufacturer’s Information
Rairies Montrieux
Budget Rates

All projects are priced individually. £180-300sqm. estimate. Please enquire for project specific pricing. Delivery costs apply.

Technical

Size Tolerance: see data sheet
Humidity expansion: ≤ 0,6 mm/m
Fireproof: A1
Content of active soluble salts: S0
Hazardous substances: lack of regulation
Chemical treatment after firing: NON
Water absorption: see data sheet
Area Density: 28,1 kg/m²
Vapour permeability: 5 / 10 NF EN 1745
Frost resistance: Compliant to standard NF EN 771-1/CN

Lead Times

12-20 weeks. 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

Esprit Minime (France)

Villers-Cotterets (France)

Residence Aktue'l (France)

FAQ

What happens after I enquire about a product?

You’ll receive a call from a brick 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 size slips, corners, pre-cast & special shapes. Delivery costs also apply.
What brick systems can the bricks pair with?
Bricks 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 bricks?
Please contact us for the technical requirements for the adhesives 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. Your system supplier will be able to confirm the fire rating.
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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Product Description

Natural Terracotta long format bricks are a sought-after product for many architects. As this product has sustainable benefits, due to 94% of remaining material being recycled, many architects find themselves drawn to this material choice. The heating process in which the bricks are created means this type of long format brick appeals to those looking for durability.

Natural terracotta long format is a popular choice for those seeking a traditional yet elegant look. It’s built in properties creates a brick that lasts for decades. As colours differ depending on the clay used, no two projects are the same. Colour blends can be chosen to make something completely unique.

Creative Brick Solutions are here to answer any of your questions relating to this brick and all other products on our website. We offer a wide range of bricks, in partnership with Rairies Montrieux, that are ready for you to use to bring your project to life! Make sure to get in touch today to get started.