Design and Versatility

Design excellence. Built around you.

MechSlip leads the field when it comes to safety and performance – and you don’t have to compromise on design either.

MechSlip brings you the freedom to design beautiful architecture. You can choose from the largest range of UK manufactured bricks, as well as imported options, in a spectrum of over 300 different brick colours, textures and finishes so you have the freedom to design with flair , incorporating popular design features like:

  • Deep or shallow brick reveals
  • Projecting brickwork patterns
  • Unlimited applications of vertical brick coursing
  • Traditional or more unusual bond patterns
  • Long format, Linear and Roman style bricks
  • Contemporary ‘3D’ special bricks
  • An extensive palette of glazes and surface effects

Whichever you choose, it’s been certified by the BBA for use in the MechSlip system.

A Wealth of Design Possibilities

With over 300 real brick colours, textures and finishes to choose from, MechSlip opens up a world of creative opportunities.

To request the full range of Ibstock brick finishes available for the MechSlip system, or to request a sample, email us at: enquiries@mechslip.co.uk.

To find out more information about the types of bricks available or to see the brick selector, please visit ibstock.co.uk/products/bricks

BRICK TYPES

Wirecut
Wirecut
Waterstruck
Waterstruck
Stock
Stock
Handmade
Handmade
Glazed
Glazed
Long Format
Long Format

BRICK COLOURS

Red
Red
Red Multi
Red Multi
Buff
Buff
Buff Multi
Buff Multi
Black
Black
Blue
Blue
Brown
Brown
Grey
Grey

BRICK FINISHES

Smooth
Smooth
Sandcreased
Sandcreased
Rusticated
Rusticated
Distressed
Distressed
Sandfaced
Sandfaced
Dragfaced
Dragfaced
Rolled
Rolled
Rumbled
Rumbled

POPULAR BRICKS

Brunswick Farmhouse Mixture
Brunswick Farmhouse Mixture
Brunswick Red
Brunswick Red
Brunswick Wilton Yellow
Brunswick Wilton Yellow
Alderley Burgundy
Alderley Burgundy
Alderley Cottage Blend
Alderley Cottage Blend
Alderley Mixture
Alderley Mixture
Alderley Russet
Alderley Russet
Grampian Red Mixture
Grampian Red Mixture
Gault Cream Stock
Gault Cream Stock
Ivanhoe Westminster
Ivanhoe Westminster
Leicester Multi Cream
Leicester Multi Cream
Leicester Red Stock
Leicester Red Stock
New Ivanhoe Cream
New Ivanhoe Cream
Rosa Blanca
Rosa Blanca
Arden Weathered Grey
Arden Weathered Grey
Arden Weathered Red
Arden Weathered Red
Heritage County Blend
Heritage County Blend
Heritage Red Blend
Heritage Red Blend
Leicester Autumn Multi
Leicester Autumn Multi
Leicester Grey Stock
Leicester Grey Stock
Leicester Orange Stock
Leicester Orange Stock
Leicester Weathered Grey
Leicester Weathered Grey
Malborough Stock
Malborough Stock
New Cavendish Stock
New Cavendish Stock
Weston Red Multi
Weston Red Multi

GLAZED BRICKS

Aqua Marine
Aqua Marine
Black
Black
Blue Bird
Blue Bird
Blue
Blue
Bottle Green
Bottle Green
Buckingham
Buckingham
Burgundy red
Burgundy red
Conifer
Conifer
Conker
Conker
Continental Blue
Continental Blue
Continental Green
Continental Green
Continental Grey
Continental Grey
Continental Metalic
Continental Metalic
Continental Red
Continental Red
Continental White
Continental White
Continental Yellow
Continental Yellow
Copper
Copper
Cream
Cream
Dark Grey
Dark Grey
Dark Salmon
Dark Salmon
Garland
Garland
Iodine
Iodine
Jade
Jade
Lemon
Lemon
Light Grey
Light Grey
Lime
Lime
London White
London White
Mid Blue
Mid Blue
Mint
Mint
Navy Blue
Navy Blue
Nectarine
Nectarine
Olive Green
Olive Green
Pewter
Pewter
Plum
Plum
Royal Blue
Royal Blue
Satin Grey
Satin Grey
Satin Sky Blue
Satin Sky Blue
Sky blue
Sky blue
Toffee
Toffee
White
White
Yellow
Yellow

LONG FORMAT BRICKS

Smooth Black
Smooth Black
Black Riven
Black Riven
Black Textured
Black Textured
Bristol Brown
Bristol Brown
Bristol Buff Multi
Bristol Buff Multi
Bristol Gold
Bristol Gold
Bristol Mixed Red
Bristol Mixed Red
Cheddar Brown Riven
Cheddar Brown Riven
Cheddar Brown
Cheddar Brown
Cheddar Golden Riven
Cheddar Golden Riven
Cheddar Golden
Cheddar Golden
Cheddar Red Riven
Cheddar Red Riven
Cheddar Red
Cheddar Red
Lansdown Multi Gold
Lansdown Multi Gold
Natural Blue Riven
Natural Blue Riven
Natural Blue
Natural Blue
Natural Grey Riven
Natural Grey Riven
Natural Grey
Natural Grey
Smooth Black
Smooth Black
Westbrick Red Purple Multi
Westbrick Red Purple Multi
Sizes: 327mm / 440mm, Types: 19 available

To find out more information about the types of bricks available or
see the brick selector, please visit ibstock.co.uk/products/bricks

Versatility. Built in.

MechSlip uses Ibstock brick slips mounted to a lightweight, mechanically fixed anodised aluminium or galvanised steel cladding support system.

Use MechSlip indoors or out, wherever you want a safe, high quality, long-lasting cladding option. It’s compatible with modern construction methods including off-site, modular systems and with common substrates including:

  • Steel frame
  • Concrete frame
  • Brickwork
  • Dense concrete blockwork (min 1450kg/m3)
  • Lightweight steel framing
  • Existing masonry

Simple Components Offer Complete Control

All the benefits of MechSlip are delivered through dedicated components, a starter, middle and top rail, all extruded using tough, lightweight 6063T6 grade aluminium and anodised for increased durability, plus natural clay facing and corner brick tiles. Together, these can be fixed seamlessly to Ash & Lacy’s innovative range of AxiAL rainscreen support systems, making the entire design and installation process simple, from concept to completion.

  • Simple system components

  • Easy install vertical spacers

  • Mechanical security

  • Precisely engineered brick slips

  • Recyclable materials

Technical Drawings

Base Detail Brick Above Ground

Base Detail Brick Above Ground

Parapet Detail

Parapet Detail

Window Jamb Brick Reveal

Window Jamb Brick Reveal

External Corner Cavity

External Corner Cavity