Design and Versatility

Design excellence. Built in.

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, contact your local Ibstock Kevington or Ash & Lacy representative today.

  • 300+ bricks available
  • Stock
  • Handmade
  • Wirecut
  • Linear
  • Glazed

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