The Italian tradition of bricks in the European format
EU_SIZE is the most innovative range of SanMarco bricks which includes 4 exclusive colors, plus a special blended mix and special size of 215x102.5x65 mm for aesthetically unique wall solutions. The Italian tradition of brick in the European format. The main feature of this new line of bricks in soft tone differences are the nuances and the details that approach EU_SIZE to the formal results of the architecture of northern Europe with unmistakable vibration of the internal and external walls. In addition, the dimensions of length (215 mm) and height (65mm) create an elegant proportion. The particular frog allows a quick installation with a closed joint for modern facades up with the contemporary architecture.
The facing brick walls, depending on the intended use, can be both load-bearing, as well as of bracing or simple cladding. In both cases it’s necessary to consider the themes of structural fixing, thermal insulation and acoustic protection. Depending on the mode of execution, in addition, the facing brick walls can be distinguished in two different types:
monolayers, today rarely used, when they are made with a single type of brick in the thickness of one or more heads;
double wall, when made in two or more layers with distinct functions, which can be spaced from one another by an air gap.
In the contemporary evolution of the casing systems, the facing brick is one of the most used materials. In the form of bricks, strips, flat shapes, tiles the brick becomes the facing skin of a layered system where each layer has a function.