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Mechanically fixed, lightweight brick cladding system, available in a range of over thirty colours and textures. NaturAL-X comprises five components: a starter, middle and top rail (all extruded from tough and lightweight 6063T6 grade aluminium), natural clay facing and corner brick tiles.

Features and benefits:

  • Delivers the aesthetic appeal and durability of organic clay brick.
  • Fully mechanically secured brick slips.
  • Pre-spaced mortar joints.
  • Fully frost resistant.
  • Cost-effective.
  • Reduced installation times and no need for the use of scaffolding.
  • 50% lighter than traditional masonry, reducing structural load.
  • Can be fitted seamlessly to AxiAL rainscreen support systems.
  • Tested to the Centre for Window and Cladding Technology (CWCT) standards.


Suitable building substrates include:

  • Masonry.
  • Concrete.
  • Steel framing systems (SFS).
  • Timber frame.

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Standard product features


  • Standard brick: 215 x 65 mm.
  • Corner brick: 102 x 215 x 65 mm.
  • Brick rail length: 3000 mm.
  • Top rail length: 3000 mm.
  • Starter rail length: 3000 mm.


23 mm.

System weight:

43 kg/m².

Technical properties:

  • Resistance to wind loading: 2.4 kN/m².
  • Frost resistance (to EN ISO 10545-12:1995): F2.
  • Water absorption (to EN ISO 10545-3:1995): 6.40%.
  • Breaking strength (to EN ISO 10545-4:2014): 345 N.
  • Thermal expansion (to EN ISO 10545-8:2004): 4.6 X 10-6°C.
  • Reaction to fire (CWT): Class A1.

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25-80-70/120 Drained and back ventilated rainscreen cladding system

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+44 (0)121 525 1444

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Bromford Lane,
West Bromwich,
West Midlands, B70 7JJ
Tel +44 (0)121 525 1444
Fax +44 (0)121 525 3444
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