Elastolith Brick Slips – Alaska
Our Elastolith brick slips realistically mimic the look of brickwork. Flexible and durable, these are ideal for if you are looking to recreate brick features internally or externally. The brick slips are very lightweight and are incredibly easy to install, making them perfect for installing on top of external wall insulation systems.
The simplicity of this brick slip solution is one of its biggest selling points. The Elastolith Brick Slip system has only two components – the brick slip itself and the adhesive, which also acts as the grout. The brick slips come in a huge range of colours and textures; we also offer the adhesive in 5 different colours so you can choose the perfect combination of brick slip and grout to match your requirements.
Elastolith brick slips are almost totally mineral-based, consisting of a mixture of assorted quartz aggregates and a binding agent. The binding agent is a high-grade polymer dispersion and serves the role of clay in traditional brick.
All the pigments used in the brick slips are resistant to UV, meaning that they won’t fade over time when exposed to sunlight. This ensures that your new facade looks as good 20 years down the line as it did the day it was installed. Our Elastolith systems are incredibly impact-resistant, water repellent and vapour permeable.
Use a notched trowel (4 mm) to spread the special brick slip adhesive to an area of approximately 1sq.metre maximum. The layer of adhesive should be approximately 2mm thick before the brick slips are embedded. The brick slips are then fixed to the wall in a staggered formation (like standard brickwork) with a 10mm gap between vertical and horizontal bricks. The Elastolith brick slip can be bent around corners with minimal fuss and can be cut to shape with a pair of scissors. Once the bricks are installed, a 10mm brush can be used to ‘grout’ the brickwork; to achieve a smooth finish, wet the brush slightly and smooth over the adhesive.
- Approx. 48 brick slips per m2.
- The brick slips are available in 8 different colours (the adhesive is then available in a further 5 colours).
- Brick slips can be bent around corners and cut with a sharp pair of scissors.