Located in the heart of the Uk in Nottinghamshire, is our purpose made factory sited within our 3.5 Acre site dedicated to offering our customers a level of service unique to our industry.
We have state of the art bespoke machinery that has been designed around high output and high accuracy levels, this enables out factory to turn around over 9 millions slips per year, per shift!
This is supported by our virgin water policy - no bricks will ever be cut with anything other than crystal clear virgin water. We have invested heavily to ensure we can offer this unique offering to our customers, and supply a product that is second to none.
We can organise collection and redelivery to and from your site regardless of location and loading restrictions, usually within 48 hours.
We have an advanced production scheduling system allowing us to keep ontop of large orders with schedules that run into months and years, giving you the customer, the confidence in TBS Cladding Solutions ability to work alongside your projects to ensure a smooth delivery process of your products.
Our large yard can hold in excess of 2 million brick,brick slips, and brick specials, this enables us to get in front of the most demandiung schedules to have your finished products sat on the ground awaiting call off, as we appreciate in todays current climate most schedules change weekly!
Brick cutting is the process of cutting bricks to a desired shape or size for use in construction or decorative applications. Brick cutting is a common practice in the building industry, and it can be done using a variety of tools and techniques, both onsite and offsite.
One of the most common tools used for brick cutting is a masonry saw. A masonry saw is a powerful, electric saw that is designed to cut through bricks, stone and other masonry materials. The saw blade is typically diamond-tipped, which allows it to cut through the hard surface of the bricks easily and quickly. Masonry saws can be used to cut bricks into a variety of shapes and sizes, depending on the needs of the project.
Another tool commonly used for brick cutting is a brick hammer and chisel. This method involves using a hammer and chisel to cut the brick into the desired shape or size. This method is often used for smaller cutting jobs, such as cutting bricks to fit around windows or doorways. It is a much slower process than using a masonry saw, and is also less precise than precision brick cutting using automated brick cutting equipment. This method is generally completed onsite, on small proejects where bricki cutting accuracy is not paramount.
Waterjet cutting is another method used for brick cutting. Waterjet cutting involves using a high-pressure stream of water mixed with an abrasive material to cut through the brick. This method is often used for more complex cutting jobs, as it can create intricate designs and shapes that would be difficult to achieve using a masonry saw or hammer and chisel. Waterjet cutting is generally considered as the most expesnive method of brick cutting, however its accuracy is unmatched which is why it is reserved for the most intricate of brick cladding projects.
Regardless of the method used for brick cutting, it is important to take the necessary safety precautions. Brick cutting can produce a lot of dust and debris, which can be harmful if inhaled. It is important to wear protective clothing, such as goggles and a mask, and to work in a well-ventilated area. It is also important to use the proper tools and techniques for the job, as improper use of tools can result in injury or damage to the materials being cut.This is why we recommend all bricks and brick specials being cut offsite in a factory controlled environment to ensure the process is done in a controlled, safe and accurate way.
In conclusion, brick cutting is an important process in the construction industry, brick cutting can be an efficient and effective way to create the perfect shape or size of brick for your project. TBS Cladding solutions are the Uks leading brick cutting and fabrication company, operating in a wide variety of sectors within the construciton industry.