Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is CORIUM?
A: CORIUM is a Genuine Terracotta Rain Screen Façade System exclusively available from PGH Bricks and Pavers that combines the natural beauty of real brick with cost-effective fast-track installation.
Q: What Components make up the CORIUM Cladding System?
A: Genuine Terracotta Brick Tile, HPS 200 Ultra Rails or stainless steel, Historic KL Mortar, Stainless steel fasteners (screws)
Q: What size are the brick tiles?
A: Sizes available are (1) 215mm x 65mm; (2) 290mm x 65mm; (3) 327mm x 65mm. The sizing is modular allowing for greater design capabilities and easier construction of these design elements. The tile and rail combined is 33mm thick.
Q: Does the CORIUM system use Mortar?
A: Yes, the mortar is pointed into the system to give that genuine brick look.
Q: Can CORIUM be used in Exposure Grade Areas?
A: Yes, all the tiles are EXP grade and using the stainless steel rails allows for Exposure grade installation.
Q: What substrates can the CORIUM system be attached to?
A: Concrete, Timber frame, Structural steel, Lightweight steel, Masonry, Structurally insulated panels (SIPs). Due to the lightweight nature of CORIUM, the building may also benefit from simpler, low cost foundations.