Northampton Wirecut Red 3″ (Reclaimed Machine Made) Brick

Product Code: WAT-02117

£1.40 Excl. VAT

Reclaimed Northampton Wirecut Red 3″ Bricks

These bricks provide unique advantages, bringing historical character and charm to new construction projects, and their weathered appearance adds an authentic, rustic touch to any building.

Standard Wirecut Red 3″ bricks (Reclaimed Machine-Made) : approximately 75mm

Brick size – Size: 9” L x 4 ¼” W x 3” H

We have a small quantity remaining of these attractive, reclaimed Northamptonshire red bricks – ideal for property renovations or building walls.

For a good example of these in situ, you can find them in the retaining wall behind our brick rows at the Yard.

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3054 in stock

Additional information

Weight 3.5 kg

Description

Northampton Wirecut Red 3″ Brick (Reclaimed Handmade)

Northampton Wirecut 3″ bricks have a rich history in the brickmaking industry. Originating in the 19th century, this innovative process revolutionized brick production. Northampton, known for its brickmaking heritage, played a pivotal role in refining this technique.

The manufacturing process of Northampton Wirecut Red 3″ Brick is meticulous. It begins with the selection of high-quality clay, which is then mixed with water to form a pliable mass. This clay mixture is extruded through a die, creating a continuous column of clay. As the column emerges, wires slice it into individual bricks. This precise cutting ensures uniform size and shape, enhancing the brick’s consistency.

The next step to produce Northampton Wirecut Red 3″ Brick involves drying the bricks in controlled environments. This reduces moisture content and prepares them for firing in kilns at high temperatures. Additionally, this process hardens the bricks, giving them their distinctive durability and strength.

The wirecut process offers several benefits. It allows for high production rates, meeting large-scale demands efficiently. Furthermore, the method ensures uniformity, resulting in aesthetically pleasing and structurally sound bricks. Additionally, the precision of the wirecut technique reduces material waste, making it an environmentally friendly option.

Reclaimed Northampton Wirecut Red 3″ Bricks provide unique advantages. They bring historical character and charm to new construction projects. Their weathered appearance adds an authentic, rustic touch to any building. Moreover, using reclaimed bricks promotes sustainability by reducing the demand for new materials and minimizing waste. In addition, these bricks have proven their durability over time, offering reliability and strength.

Northampton Wirecut Red 3″ Brick blend historical craftsmanship with modern efficiency. The process ensures high-quality, uniform bricks, while reclaimed wirecut bricks offer aesthetic and environmental benefits. Consequently, whether for new builds or renovations, wirecut bricks remain a timeless choice in construction.