Brick Slips + Pre-Cast

Brick slip systems and the pre-casting of brick panels are gaining significant momentum due to a combination of speed of construction and off site methodology. James & Taylor have developed a unique brick slip system which will be launched in a matter of months. Watch this space!

— Brick Slips

Brick slip systems are now an everyday reality in a world that requires lightweight solutions who's installation is not weather dependent. Our new brick slip system will allow the use of almost every facing brick currently manufactured. It is unique in both its conception and function. We confidently expect to have a market leading solution in our façade kick bag. [images provided are not of the James & Taylor Brick Slip System. They are provided to show what will be possible]

— Pre-Cast

Brick faced pre-cast panels are manufactured off site by a handful of specialist companies in this field. Brick slips are typically provided with a mechanical key, such a dovetail, in the back of the brick slip over which the concrete flows to create a integrated high performance solution.


Can you tell me more about your own brick slip system?

We would love to share all of the details with you once the testing phase of the system is complete.

What makes your brick slip system any different to others in the market?

99% of bricks can be used within our system irrespective of there tolerances. All of which will be mechanically fixed.

When will you brick slip system by ready?

Not long to wait. Within the next 3-4 months we will launch our system into the market.

What bricks can i use in your brick slip system?

Virtually any bricks can be used including extruded, stock and hand mades.

Can any brick be used in precast panels?

Any brick used in pre-casting must have the highest frost performance test data.

Which bricks are best for precasting?

Generally a brick that has two faces, such as hand made or simulated hand made or stock bricks, as it possible to get more than one slip per brick.

Do you only have to use UK format bricks?

No, different sized bricks can be used, but it is always worth checking the size tolerances, as this is important to the precast manufacturer

What are the advantages of using precast panels?

Access is one advantage, you do not need to scaffold the building. Also, the panels are fabricated off site, often while the frame is being constructed & other infrastructure work is being undertaken, so speed of cladding the building is greatly enhanced.

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