Due to the Aluminium Oxide content, Basalt makes for an excellent natural fire resistant brick cladding for any structure; irrespective of the shape or size. Our Standard Bricks are also available in a minimum thickness of 70mm as determined by most international Building Standards for the minimum thickness of Masonry (Stone) cladding.
Made from the fires of the Universe, Basalt melts at temperatures over 1400ºC and is one of the most dominant rock types on Earth and many of the planets in our known Solar System.
Build for an Eternity, Build with Basalt.
With sustainable building methods on the increase, there is another natural alternative; Building with Basalt Bricks and Blocks.
The STONE BRICK™ Natural Stone masonry system is highly adaptable and can be modified and shaped to cater for styling enhancements and modifications.
Site-modified (chamfered) ‘A-Max’ STONEBRICK™ shown in the Plinth (Bottom) course. Also, custom transition corner shown on the right hand side of the door; made from a standard STONEBRICK™.
As these are a natural product with consistent colour and finish, STONE BRICK™ Basalt Bricks can be cut to create customised architectural designs and details such as plinth courses, cornice/ mouldings and window sills.
As a non-absorptive material, utilising Bluestone Bricks will eliminate issues surrounding soft and crumbing brick as experienced with aged or poorly made clay or concrete masonry units.
Ask us on how we can help to build longer serving masonry structures.