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Glen-Gery Corporation Thin Brick Veneer Siding
SECTION 04 21 13.13
Copyright 2017 - 2017 ARCAT, Inc. - All rights reserved

          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Glen-Gery Corporation; bricks and pavers.
This section is based on the products of Glen-Gery Corporation, which is located at:
1166 Spring St.
Wyomissing, PA 19610
Tel: 610-374-4011
Email: request info
[ Click Here ] for additional information.

Glen-Gery is the superior choice among architects, builders and homeowners who require high quality building products that meet both innovative design challenges and demanding construction specifications. Glen-Gery is an industry leader for its' diversified product line of more than 600 brick products, which are available in a wide-array of sizes and textures. These products include extruded brick, molded brick, glazed brick, klaycoat brick, handmade brick, thin brick and paving brick.

In addition to brick, Glen-Gery is also known for its superior line of manufactured stone veneer, Landmark Stone. Glen-Gery Landmark Stone is available in eight different profiles including stackstone, fieldstone, ledgestone, fieldledge, glen ridge, limestone, cut cobble and ashler. Glen-Gery Landmark Stone is manufactured with the same attention to detail and craftsmanship that have defined all Glen-Gery products for over a century.

Glen-Gery's other brands include Glen-Gery Thin Tech, Glen-Gery Natural Stone, Glen-Gery Color Mortar and Glen-Gery Pre-blended Mortar. The addition of these complementary brands has kept Glen-Gery a leader in the building products industry.

Founded in 1890, Glen-Gery Corporation is one of the nation's largest brick manufacturers and operates nine brick manufacturing facilities and one manufactured stone facility. Glen-Gery products are sold nationally through a network of over 500 distributors as well as in Canada.

Glen-Gery Corporation is part of Brickworks Limited of Australia.
          PART 1GENERAL
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete, add items below not required for project.
          A.Tru-Brix Thin Brick Veneer Siding System:
          1.Brick tiles with grooves for use in cladding system with rails.
          2.Coated steel rails which mechanically capture the brick.
          3.Drainage Type: Air barrier building wrap.
          4.Screws and anchors.
          5.Bagged mortar mix.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
          A.Section 04 22 23.29 - Split-Face Concrete Unit Masonry.
          B.Section 05 40 00 - Cold-Formed Metal Framing.
          C.Section 06 10 00 - Rough Carpentry.
          D.Section 07 26 23 - Below-Grade Gas Retarders .
          E.Section 07 91 23 - Backer Rods.
          F.Section - .
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
          A.ASTM International (ASTM):
          1.ASTM C 144 - Standard Specification for Aggregate for Masonry Mortar.
          2.ASTM C 216 - Standard Specification for Facing Brick (Solid Masonry Units Made from Clay or Shale).
          3.ASTM C 1088 - Standard Specification for Thin Veneer Brick Units Made from Clay or Shale.
          4.ASTM C 270 - Standard Specification for Mortar for Unit Masonry.
          5.ASTM E 72 - Standard Test Methods of Conducting Strength Tests of Panels for Building Construction.
          6.ASTM E 96 - Standard Test Methods for Water Vapor Transmission of Materials.
          7.ASTM E 331 - Standard Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference.
          8.ASTM E 514 - Standard Test Method for Water Penetration and Leakage Through Masonry.
          9.ASTM E1105 - Standard Test Method for Field Determination of Water Penetration of Installed Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls, by Uniform or Cyclic Static Air Pressure Difference.
          A.Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
          B.Product Data:
          1.Data sheets on each product used.
          2.Approvals for substitutions of anchors or accessories.
          3.Preparation and Installation methods.
          4.Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
          5.Cleaning and maintenance instructions.
          6.Letter of Certification for reference standard compliance.
          C.Shop Drawings:
          1.Exterior corners.
          2.Window sills.
          3.Wall opening head and jamb conditions.
          4.Other conditions or special brick shapes.
          D.Verification Samples: For each product specified; two samples each.
          2.Window flashing.
          3.Corner flashing.
          5.Attachment screws or anchors.
          E.Warranty documentation.
          A.Installer: Licensed in the jurisdiction of the project and experienced in general construction practices.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include a mock-up if the project size and/or quality warrant the precaution. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider the major different types of work on the project.
          B.Mock-Up: Provide a mock-up for evaluation of surface preparation techniques and application workmanship.
          1.Mock-up area designated by Architect.
          2.Do not proceed with remaining work until workmanship and appearance are approved by Architect.
          3.Subject to approval by Architect, mock-up may be retained as part of finish work.
          C.Pre-Installation Meetings: Conduct pre-installation meetings to verify project requirements, substrate conditions, construction documents, details and manufacturer's warranty requirements.
          A.Store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging until ready for installation. Store brick off the ground to prevent contamination by mud, dust or other materials likely to cause staining or other defects.
          B.Store materials protected from exposure to harmful environmental conditions and at temperature and humidity conditions recommended by the manufacturer. Store different types of materials separately.
          C.Handle materials such that they are not damaged, including breakage, bending or contamination.
          A.Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
          A.Manufacturer's Warranty: Manufacturer's standard 50 year limited warranty document executed by authorized company official.
          PART 2PRODUCTS
          A.Acceptable Manufacturer: Glen-Gery Corporation, which is located at: 1166 Spring St.; Wyomissing, PA 19610; Tel: 610-374-4011; Email: request info; Web:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
          B.Substitutions: Not permitted.
          C.Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
          A.Basis of Design: Tru-Brix Real Brick Siding System by Glen-Gery Corporation.
          1.Performance for Water Penetration: Tested per ASTM E 514: Pass; Tested per ASTM E 1105: Pass.
          2.Performance for Wind Load: Tested per ASTM E 72: Pass.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Molded and antique types are also available from the manufacturer. Delete types
          B.Brick: Grooved for installing into Rails:
          1.Kiln Fired Clay Brick: As manufactured by Glen-Gery Corporation meeting ASTM C216 grade SW and ASTM C1088 exterior grade.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Custom face sizes are possible. Contact the manufacturer for more detailed information. Delete options not required.
          a.Face Sizes:
          1)Modular: 2-1/4 x 7-5/8 inches (57 x 194 mm).
          2)Standard: 2-1/4 x 8 inches (57 x 203 mm).
          3)Jumbo (Engineer): 2-3/4 x 8 inches (70 x 203 mm).
          4)Saxon: 2-1/4 x 15-5/8 inches (57 x 397 mm).
          5)Norman: 2-1/4 x 11-5/8 inches (57 x 295 mm).
          6)Handmade: 2-3/4 x 8-1/2 inches (70 x 216 mm).
          7)Custom: ____ inches (____ mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Standard face thickness is 1 inch (25 mm). Custom thicknesses are possible. Contact the manufacturer for more detailed information. Delete option not required.
          b.Face Thickness: 1 inch (25 mm).
          c.Face Thickness: ____ inch (____ mm).
          d.Exterior 90 Degree Corner Units: Left and right handed, 1 inch (25 mm) thick. Facing dimensions to match stretcher tile; in most instances.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Exterior corner units other than 90 degrees are available. Contact manufacturer for more detailed information. Delete if not required.
          e.Exterior Odd-Angle Corner Units: ____ degrees. ____ handed, ____ inch (____ mm) thick.
          f.Special Sizes: Per drawing ______.
          g.Sill Units: Drawing No. S-6.
          h.Arch Units, Left and Right Handed: Per drawing ______.
          i.Arch Keystone: Per drawing ______.
          j.Special Shapes: Per drawing ______.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Choose from manufacturer's array or standard colors.
          k.Color: ______.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete Texture options not required
          l.Texture: Standard.
          m.Texture: Antique.
          n.Texture: Handmade.
          o.Texture: Matt.
          p.Texture: Smooth.
          C.Coated Steel Siding Rails:
          1.Manufacturer supplied polymer coated, cold roll formed, G-90 galvanized commercial steel type B, pre-punched fastener holes.
          2.Rail Thickness: 0.027 inch (0.69 mm) nominal, non-chemical treated, minimum spangle, and smooth.
          3.Standard Length: 12 ft (3658 mm).
          D.Screws and Anchors:
          1.Type: Ceramic coated steel. Substitutions must be approved by the Manufacturer
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete anchor type not required.
          2.Manufacturer-Approved per Submittal: Concrete and masonry anchors.
          3.Manufacturer-Approved per Submittal: Specialty anchors.
          E.Air Barrier - Building Wrap:
          1.Manufacturer Supplied: Substitutions must be approved by the Manufacturer.
          a.Tru-Brix drainage type wrap.
          b.Tru-Brix sealing tape.
          F.Flashing: TW Flash-N-Wrap-25. Self-adhering reflective rubberized asphalt membrane, 25 mils (0.63 mm) thickness minimum.
          1.Manufacturer: Tamko Building Products, Joplin, MI, 800-641-4691
          2.Window, Door and Openings Flashing: 4 in (102 mm) wide minimum.
          3.Corner Flashing: 8 in (305 mm) wide minimum. 10 - 12 inches (254 - 305 mm) recommended.
          G.Sealant: Silicone II. Silicone sealant meeting ASTM C920 Type S, NS, Class 25 use NT, G, A and O.
          1.Manufacturer: General Electric.
          2.At locations indicated by Drawings and manufacturer's installation instructions;
          H.Mortar: ASTM C 270 Type N Mortar Cement with polymer additives for workability, flexibility, and durability. ASTM C 144 sand is included in the 50 lb (23 kg) bags. Glen-Gery Corporation alternatives are acceptable upon approval.
          A.If preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect in writing of deviations from manufacturer's recommended installation tolerances and conditions.
          B.Do not proceed with installation until substrates have been properly prepared and deviations from manufacturer's recommended tolerances are corrected. Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
          1.Select and mix brick from several pallets to blend colors and assure proper color distribution throughout the masonry.
          2.Clean window, door and opening frames prior to installing self-adhesive flashing.
          C.Commencement of installation constitutes acceptance of conditions.
          A.Prepare substrates and install in accordance with manufacturer's written instructions and recommendations as applicable to specified application.
          B.Install products in strict accordance with manufacturer's instructions, approved submittals and the following:
          1.Do not apply building wrap containing tears or holes.
          2.Do not move rails after anchors or screws are installed, removed or broken. This could damage the wrap leading to substrate water intrusion.
          3.Damage to building wrap requires removal of enough siding to replace or repair the wrap in accordance with installation instructions, including proper horizontal and vertical lapping.
          4.Corner Flashing must be installed over the Building Wrap under all expansion and control joints in the Siding, whether indicated on the Drawings or not.
          C.Coordinate with installation of other Work.
          A.Remove excess sealant and mortar in accordance per manufacturer's written instructions.
          B.Clean site of debris and remove unused materials.
          C.Protect installed Work from damage during installation and remainder of construction period, per manufacturer's written instructions.