Clay Face Brick
Face brick is a type of brick that mainly used as facade material of buildings, which has much higher requirement than common bricks in aesthetics and weather resistance. As a classic and expressive cladding material, clay facing brick can achieve various visual effects through different brick finishes & textures, laying patterns, colors, cement joints as well as installation methods.
As a professional face brick manufacturer in China for nearly 2 decades, LOPO is committed to producing high-quality, high-end terracotta facing brick. In terms of its visual presentation, compared with metal or glass curtain walls, LOPO face brick can exhibit different facade appearances which can be a good fit for architectural surfaces with various masonry methods. Additionally, it can be used in combination with other materials, such as glass bricks to enhance the facade and spatial effect. Whether it is used in modern or traditional style buildings, this product offers architects greater flexibility and freedom.
Face Brick Colors and Textures
Our face bricks are available in a wide range of colors, ranging from red, white, grey, yellow and brown to metallic color or even carbon black. In terms of the surface texture, we provide natural smooth, dragfaced, sandfaced, rolled texture and other conventional surfaces, as well as a variety of hand-crafted surfaces. The rich color, shape and surface texture combined with different masonry techniques and mortar colors offers numerous possibilities for the styling of the building facade.
Facing Brick Dimensions and Shapes
In addition to regular dimensions and shapes, LOPO face bricks can be manufactured in a wide range of formats and special shapes that allow architects and designers to create their unique facade project, such as our special long facing brick range. Profile shaped bricks can be customized to fulfill the architectural design requirement to either become design elements or suit different applications.
Dimensions For LOPO Face Brick:
Thickness: 55 mm – 75 mm
Length: 210 mm - 290 mm
Width: 55-120 mm
(Note: length, width and thickness shall be proportional.)
Bricks for corner and windowsill are available for each series.
In modern construction, face brick can be used in both structural and nonstructural masonry as the architectural skin. According to the design purpose and production requirement, LOPO face brick could be manufactured as solid bricks or bricks with core holes, which use different facade system for installation. The facing bricks are normally fixed in the following method: through bricklaying, a brick wall with certain thickness is formed. Then, it connects with the main structure of the building by metal connecting pieces or pre-embedded steel bars and thus come as a whole. The horizontal holders and vertical rebars reinforce its structure, improve its ductility, ensure safety and stability, and possesses good anti-seismic performance.
Facing Brick Features and Benefits
Fired from quality clay at high temperature, LOPO face brick is environment-friendly, durable and excellent in physical properties.
1. Low water absorption and good weather resistance. Whether it is applied in regions with high temperature or extremely cold temperature, it is the best facade material.
2. It possesses good compressive strength, making it durable with low maintenance costs.
3. Good thermal insulation can save the building’s energy consumption.
4. The high temperature (over 1000 degrees) firing makes it absolutely fireproof.
5. It features durable color and will never fade in the atmospheric environment.
LOPO clay facing brick offers standard and customized brick of various profiles, color shade, finishes, allowing the architects to add distinctive architectural features to any project. Terracotta brick of special shape for sills, kerbs, wall capping and corner details are also available on request.