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VBriQ Lite

The VBriQ Lite system from Alumasc Facades comprises the VBriQ synthetic brick slip finish on Alumasc Lite grey EPS insulation board. VBriQ Lite replicates the appearance of brick without many of the constraints associated with brick-based construction, due to the simplicity of installation, its lightweight nature and its energy efficient manufacture.

This BBA-approved system comprises the following components:

  • VBriQ synthetic brick slips
  • VBriQ Adhesive
  • Alumasc Silicone Primer
  • Alumasc Base Coat
  • Alumasc Scrim Reinforcement
  • Alumasc insulation fixing
  • Alumasc Lite grey EPS insulation
  • Alumasc Bedding Adhesive
  • Substrate

Key Features

VBriQ Lite is a cost-effective and lightweight method of achieving a contemporary brick appearance on both low- and high-rise properties. Alumasc Lite grey EPS insulation provides the requisite thermal performance in a lightweight and cost-effective manner. The VBriQ Lite synthetic brick slips can be manufactured to replicate almost any brick type and used in conjunction with a range of mortar colours to achieve the design intent of the architect.

Key Performance Criteria:

  • Fire performance: B-s1,d0
  • Thermal performance: Typical U Values are:
    • 90 mm Lite insulation ~ 0.30 W/m2K
    • 120 mm Lite insulation ~ 0.25 W/m2K
    • 160 mm Lite insulation ~ 0.19 W/m2K

Accreditations

  • BBA Certificate 00/3766 PS3

Aesthetics:

  • VBriQ finishes can replicate any UK brick’s colour and texture
  • VBriQ slips can be supplied in a number of size formats
  • VBriQ slips are lightweight – at c. 4.5 kg/m2
  • VBriQ is cost-effective to transport (up to 6,000 m2 of bricks can be transported per truck)
  • VBriQ is manufactured using just c. 12% of the energy to produce traditional bricks
  • Quick and simple to install (often upwards of 10 m2/day)
  • High UV resistance to ensure that the original brick colour is maintained

Applications

  • Masonry substrates
  • New build or refurbishment projects
  • Suitable for use above 18 m in conjunction with fire breaks
  • Can also be used to create feature bands next to rendered walls

Contact us

Request a visit, book a seminar online, ask our technical team, request a quote or contact customer service.

Technical

System approvals

BBA Approved – Certificate 00/3766 PS3
NHBC Accepted

Performance testing

ETAG004 Guideline for European Technical Approval of EWI Systems

Fire performance

Class 0 surface spread of flame
B-s1,d0 reaction to fire classification according to BS EN 13501-1
Approved for use in constructions with height greater than 18 m (i.e. high-rise) in compliance with BR135

Durability

> 30 years

Impact resistance

Category I to ETAG004

BBA Certificates (.pdf)

VBriQ Lite (Grey EPS) BBA Certificate

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