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Corium Brick Tile Cladding

New dimensions of performance

Explore unlimited design versatility alongside smarter and simpler installation with Corium brick tile cladding for high performance and low maintenance facades.

Corium is a premium A1 rated brick facade system that opens up new dimensions for your project, blending the beauty of brick with cutting-edge rail-system innovation. Raise standards in the built environment with certification covered and redefine all expectations for new design possibilities.

What is Corium?

Leading the way in safety standards, durability, and flexibility, Corium is a fully BBA certified brick wall cladding system that combines natural clay building materials with cost effective, fast track installation.

It offers a facing brick finish for projects where a facade system is required, rather than traditional masonry. This external cladding system comprises of interlocking steel rail sections, specially profiled to allow fired brick cladding tiles to be clipped in, providing a mechanical fix. The vertical and horizontal joints between the tiles are then pointed with mortar to provide the appearance of brickwork.

Wienerberger have over 20 years’ experience with the Corium cladding system, where is has been widely used in the UK and internationally. Thanks to the longevity of the product, many early Corium installations have stood the test of time and continue to add beauty to the built environment.

Design Versatility

Authentic brick aesthetics with an unrivalled choice of shapes, colours, textures, sizes, and even premade corners, that can be installed on a wide range of substructures for complete versatility. It all combines in Corium, redefining what’s possible in cladding.

Corium brick cladding allows for experimentation with bond patterns, brick orientation, vertical and horizontal installation for the creation of more complicated facade design features such as curved surfaces and soffits. 

Follow the link below to explore the wide variety of brick designs available and how inventive installation can create spectacular facade schemes.

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Standards & Certification

Corium is a BBA certified, class A1 brick cladding system that goes above and beyond to ensure quick installation without compromising on compliance.

Corium conforms to the following product safety standards and certification criteria:

  • BBA approved and certified (19/5693)
  • CWCT tested
  • A1 fire rating for non-combustible cladding (EN 13501-1)
  • NHBC standards for the design and construction of new homes
  • A design life in excess of 35 years (BBA certified)
  • Wind, water and impact resistance (BBA certified)

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Quality and Performance

Up to 50% lighter and four to five times faster to install than traditional brickwork, Corium brick cladding combines speed and premium finish with strength and durability, raising the standard of your facade, and the performance and efficiency of your project.

Performance benefits of the Corium system include:

  • Suitable for use with a wide range of sub-structures, including concrete, timber frame, structural steel, lightweight steel frames, structurally insulated panels and masonry. 
  • No building height restriction throughout the UK.
  • Up to 4 to 5 times faster for construction speed than traditional brickwork, offering labour cost reductions and time savings.
  • Lighter weight, leading to cost savings on the structure and foundations.
  • It can be installed at temperatures and in moisture conditions where it would not be possible to lay traditional bricks. 
  • Suitable for modular and off-site construction
  • No adhesive is required as tiles are mechanically fixed, resulting in less mess.
  • Specially engineered, frost-resistant brick tiles won’t be affected by efflorescence. 
  • If a tile is damaged then it can be fully removed and replaced with a fresh tile, without the need to remove whole area. 
  • A nationwide network of recognised installers available for fitting.
  • Mast climbers can be used for installation instead of scaffolding.

Find out how to install Corium

Looking for inspiration?

Explore Corium projects

Visit our Facade Projects page for a closer look at how the Corium brick tile cladding system has been used on real life schemes.

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Download the Wienerberger Facades brochure.

Browse the breadth of colour, texture and shape options available in our facade product collections to discover the true potential for design versatility within Corium and SVK.

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Got more questions about Corium?

Visit our FAQs page to discover more.

We answer frequently asked questions about our brick cladding system.

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Modern pillars and Corium facade walling at Cambridge Mosque

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