Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Is it real brick?
A. Yes, the Avante system uses facings cut from real bricks. The brick facings are then profiled to fit into a steel rail system, mortar is then added delivering a “real” brick look and feel.
Q. What is the system weight?
A. Approx. weight of 50kg/m2 for the brick, rail and mortar (may vary slightly depending on the brick thickness).
Q. What bricks can I choose from?
A. Any 76mm/50mm (height) brick within the PGH range can be used with the Avante system.
Q. Is the Avante system non-combustible?
A. Yes, the system is comprised of a brick facing, galvanised steel rail and mortar, all of which are non-combustible products.
Q. Does it use mortar?
A. Yes, the mortar is pointed in between the bricks once they are fitted into the rail.
Q. What substrates can I fix the Avante system to?
A. Concrete, Timber frame, Structural steel, Lightweight steel, Masonry, Structurally insulated panels (SIP’s)