In 1920, brick was used as a structural component. Today, steel and concrete are used because of their structural advantages. Clay products are used as an aesthetic element. Thin brick uses over 70% less resources to manufacture than full bed brick. If the brick is purely for aesthetics, why sacrifice the time, energy, and resources when so much of the brick is hidden?
METROBRICK® Architectural Thin Brick is a true kiln fired thin brick made to stringent guidelines for use in all types of brick veneer applications and construction types. METROBRICK thin brick is available in a wide variety of sizes, colors, textures, and blends. Custom blending is available.
METROBRICK has been installed throughout the United States in projects including schools, hospitals, hotels, stadiums and much more. Each installation has unique requirements that METROBRICK® thin brick is able to meet, including matching existing buildings.
METROBRICK is made in Canton, Ohio by Ironrock, a fifth generation brick and tile manufacturer with a long history of providing quality products to the construction marketplace. METROBRICK thin brick is the direct result of a commitment to producing innovative ceramic products using state-of-the-art equipment.
METROBRICK® thin brick production now includes state of the art edge grinding equipment. The new equipment ensures all manufactured bricks conform to the tight dimensional tolerances required by the Precast Concrete Institute (PCI) Standard for Thin Brick embedded in concrete.PCI STANDARD
Brick facades are a classic, timeless look. Today, many builders are opting to install thin bricks over exterior walls that include foam insulation. This video shows the basics of this type of installation.
With the Fast Ship program, METROBRICK’s nine most popular colors - in modular size – ship to you FAST. Now METROBRICK has shifted Fast Ship into high gear by adding BLENDS to the Program. That’s right, seven great looking blends are now available - giving you even more options.
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Learn the economic, environmental, and design advantages of using thin brick veneer to create a brick finish. Includes a comparison to full brick, a discussion of thin brick types, and a look at how thin brick is used with various wall systems.