Facing bricksLinea7 7021

Technical data sheets

Color description
The bricks are through-coloured and the colour is anthracite brown.
Manufacturing dimensions (L x W x H)
ca. 240x73x38 mm (LxWxH)
Quantity / m² with a traditional joint
80 (12 mm)
Number / m² with a thin joint
93 (6 mm)
size 2
ca. 240x115x38 mm (LxWxH) - on demand for projects > 2000m²

case studie Linea7 7021

Budget-friendly housing with a strong element of decorative brickwork

Budget-friendly housing with a strong element of decorative brickwork

3 formats of brick contribute towards this characteristic, raised façade

For the design of this building, which is situated in a rural area, the architects had to contend with a tight budget. In order to reduce construction costs, they proposed limiting the surface area of the project and also keeping the level of intervention by subcontractors to a minimum.  

Dark coloured facing brick Linea 7021 strongly relates to the brand of the legendary Hendrick's Gin

Dark coloured facing brick Linea 7021 strongly relates to the brand of the legendary Hendrick's Gin

The extraordinary remake of the Hendrick’s Gin Palace in Scotland

The famous Hendrick’s Gin Distillery is located on the South-West Coast of Scotland. Michael Laird Architects along with the Design Team were commissioned to design a purpose-built distillery for Hendrick’s Gin of William Grant & Sons.  


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Reference list Linea7 7021
Postal code City Street Bond Joint Joint colour Window Roofing Remarks
9300 Aalst Sinte Annalaan 33 Random bond 6 mm
2630 Aartselaar kapellestraat 195 Random bond 6 mm White
5721 WB Asten Slotweg 3 Random bond with strike-through joint 8 mm
3581 Beringen Hekstraat 111 Random bond 6 mm
9120 Beveren-Waas Eedverbondlaan lot 10 - 11 Random bond 6 mm
5427 ED Boekel Den Haak 1 Random bond 10 mm
2880 Bornem Luipegemstraat Random bond 6 mm
9800 Deinze Steenweg 92 Random bond 6 mm
8792 Desselgem Pitantiestraat 100 Random bond with strike-through joint 12 mm
3590 Diepenbeek Vlierstraat 34 Random bond 12 mm
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How to Install ?

Preparation of the construction site

Quality brickwork starts with the proper storage of the materials. Provide a firm level base so that bricks are not in contact with rain and/or dirt.  
As clay is a natural material, successive production runs of the same kind of bricks may present colour variations and size tolerances.
The following precautions will help minimizing this:
  • Always order the full amount of bricks required for a specific site. In this way, the entire order can be made during one production run.
  • Try to have the full order supplied at one time. If this creates several deliveries, always mix a number of packs from the previous delivery with a number of packs from the new delivery. This procedure is especially recommended in case of re-order or for an additional order.
  • Take bricks diagonally across the pack.
  • Draw and use bricks from at least five different packs.
  • For setting out, use bricks from the delivery made to the site in question. Do not exclusively use the theoretical dimensions of the brick, or samples previously supplied, or different production run from that intended for the site.
  • As soon as the bricks arrive on site, check delivery tickets and certificates against the specification and order. Also check that there are no visible inconsistencies with the order.
  • Do not lay bricks in freezing weather or protect the ‘fresh’ masonry with insulating mats in order to avoid frost damage to the mortar.
  • In the case of prolonged dry hot weather, lightly dampen the newly laid brickwork to stop the mortar drying and curing too quickly.
  • Do not lay bricks in precipitation in order to prevent mortar from running on the wall.

Avoid Efflorescence

Brickwork is sometimes marred by white bloom. This efflorescence is usually caused because bricklaying is done under unfavourable weather conditions. The necessary protective measures are often not implemented due to a tight schedule and fast building pace. In very wet conditions, water in soluble substances can result in efflorescence on the surface. In spring as well as autumn, after a wet period (when the brickwork has dried again), soluble substances can rise to the surface as a result of moisture transport. After evaporation of the water, a white bloom is left behind. (Source: Efflorescence on brickwork – Heidelberg Cement Group)
Efflorescence on brickwork is always likely to occur. There is no brick - or combination of a certain brick with a specific mortar - that is absolutely efflorescence-free. By taking a few simple precautions, the risk of efflorescence can be reduced.
  • During and after laying, protect the newly built brickwork for a height of at least 60 cm - but ensure there is airspace between the brick face and the waterproof covering.
  • Provisionally install rainwater down pipes to avoid saturation of the newly laid brickwork
  • Never lay bricks in driving rain conditions