Acme Brick Company. founded in 1891, is the nations largest American-owned brick company. It is backed by the innovative Homebuyers' 100 Year Limited Guarantee and the famous Good Housekeeping Seal.
The Acme name is stamped onto select residential brick, most often visible along windowsills and at corners.
Acme is part of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., the publicly traded firm headed by Warren Buffett.
Acme Brick Company contributes to a wide variety of local and national charities.
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PRODUCTTRADE NAMEDESCRIPTIONCONTENTThe face dimensions of King Size Brick make them cost-efficient. Compared with standard size brick, Acme King Size brick can lower total brick wall cost by 20% or more.For large residential or commercial projects, Estate Size Brick units are exactly one inch taller than the King Size brick: 9 5/8" x 3 5/8" x 2 3/4", which translates to 3.6 units per square foot with a standard 3/8" mortar joint. When laid in a one-third bond, they turn corners easily.Acme's largest standard brick size - 11 5/8" x 3 5/8" x 3 5/8" - which makes for 3.3 units per square foot with a standard 3/8" mortar joint.Residential Applications:
Use for an interior brick wall to bring added warmth to an area such as a kitchen or family room. Also available with a system of lightweight metal panels where bricks are adhered with adhesive and then secured with traditional mortar. Typically an interior residential application.
Acme offers heavy-duty installation panels that are tested to 400 feet high at wind loads of 150 mph. The bricks are modular in size at: 2-1/4" x 7-5/8" face size, thickness is 1/2". Utility size units are available in selected colorsGlazed Brick are extruded clay, ceramic glazed masonry units for wall applications, structural walls, partition walls, multi-wythe walls or veneers. The ceramic finish is available in many standard and custom colors, and the units offer a durable, permanent, non-fading wall system that has an impervious ceramic glazed face with a high abuse tolerance against impact, abrasion and graffiti.
Structural Glazed Tile (SGT), commonly referred to as Glazed Block, are ceramic glazed hollow masonry units for loadbearing and non-loadbearing wall applications. SGT or Glazed Block can be used as structural walls, partition walls, multi-wythe walls or veneers. The ceramic finish is available in wide palette of colors, or can be custom ordered.
PRODUCTTRADE NAMEDESCRIPTIONCONTENTSolid clay paving brick are hard-fired in computer-controlled kilns at high temperatures to fuse the clay particles for maximum strength. This hard-firing creates rich, natural colors that are impervious to ultraviolet radiation, which often causes artificially colored concrete pavers to fade. Additionally, the clay paver surface is stain-resistant..
Special Brick Shapes
PRODUCTTRADE NAMEDESCRIPTIONCONTENTCorner angles, arch headers, bullnoses, coping caps, cove headers and stretchers, radials, shelf angles, sloped sills, coldier corners and watertable units.
Acme Brick's commitment to its architectural customers takes many forms: education, technical assistance, and the special shapes required to execute dramatic effects in brick.
PRODUCTTRADE NAMEDESCRIPTIONCONTENTGood Housekeeping Seal Each Acme Brick is manufactured to exceed quality standards established by all building codes. Your complete satisfaction with Acme Brick is our company's primary objective. We guarantee that our residential brick will endure sub-freezing cold, will withstand blistering heat, and will remain beautiful for 100 years.
PRODUCTTRADE NAMEDESCRIPTIONCONTENTAcme Brick carries a wide selection of natural stone. The inventory is ever-changing so it is important to note that selection should be done onsite at the Acme Brick location that carries natural stone.
Available in a wide selection of ledgestone, cobble, flagstone, oversize boulders and more from the finest stone quarries.
Natural Stone BrochureManufactured stone combines Portland cement, lightweight aggregates, and mineral oxide colors, to duplicate the color palette of building stone common to most U.S. regions.
Units can be hand-tooled and hand-finished at the jobsite.
Installing veneer units is virtually as easy as tiling a wall. Weighing 10 lb./sq.ft. or less,they exert minimal shearing force, which may eliminate the need for footings, wall ties, or other structural supports.Cast stone is a manufactured material with colors and textures similar to natural stone. Its physical properties typically match or exceed those of dimensional building stone, These characteristics make cast stone an attractive, durable complement to an Acme Brick exterior.Acme's burnished-block selection includes Hill Country Stone, from Acme Brick's sister company Featherlite Building Products.
Hill Country Stone are manufactured at Featherlite's Round Rock, Texas, plant and are available throughout the Southwest.
PRODUCTTRADE NAMEDESCRIPTIONCONTENTChoose the amenity that makes any outdoor area more inviting, especially when evenings get chilly: a fireplace or fire pit from your Acme Brick showroom.Concrete pavers available from Acme Brick offer many benefits:
- Structural Integrity
- Low Maintenance
- Cost Effectiveness
- Design Flexibility
- Variety of Colors, Textures, and Patterns
- Ease of Installation
- Environmental Benefits
- Resource Efficiency
- Recycled/ Recyclable
- Energy Efficiency
- Surface Water Run-Off Reduction
- Minimization of Construction Waste
- Long Material Life
Flooring and Tile
PRODUCTTRADE NAMEDESCRIPTIONCONTENTAcme Brick Tile & Stone offers a variety of porcelain, ceramic and stone flooring. Decorative accents, hand painted wall tiles, glass and stone mosaics and metal accents are also available.
IBP Glass Block and Structural Glass Accents
All Acme Brick are manufactured to meet or exceed ASTM specifications.
Last Update: 2014-08-18