The special-format bricks

To an increasing extent, as well as the classic brick formats, we also produce ultimately bespoke special formats, in terms of dimension as well as geometry. Shaped and corner bricks are always produced at GIMA in one piece, and are never glued together. The special formats are manufactured in close collaboration with the planner. During development work, special elements are designed in accordance with the wishes of the architect and these are assigned the same importance as simple and reliable installation.

Frequently used

formats

Here you can see an overview of the standard formats in special format.  All shaped bricks can be produced in standard heights of 52/71/113 mm and as special formats. Depending on the building requirements, other dimensions are of course available for all types of product. For this, simply pick up the phone or use our contact form to get in touch with us.

Special-format bricks
Format in mm
Approx. demand
per m²
Weight in
kg/piece
240/175/71505,3
240/240/71507,2
250/120/65503,65
290/140/65444,8
290/140/71425,2
290/140/71405,6
320/140/71386,2
340/165/65386,8
340/165/71367,5

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Special shapes

Detailed drawings

Since we always produce on a bespoke and order-specific basis, you have total freedom in design terms. All shapes and colors can be produced to order. In our product folder you will find examples of technical drawings showing a vast array of special shapes such as partition wall bricks, corner masonry blocks, lintel bricks, attic cladding bricks, window sill cladding bricks, masonry cladding bricks, cornice bricks or small strips with special shapes. Let yourself be inspired for your next project.

r_Breno FKG gebrochen 2-Loch120 x 85_0422 GIMA _Alexander Bernhard
Muenchen_K33_Stefan-Mueller-Naumann_SM801-32_wo
Passo gebrochen 2-Loch 115 x 145
s_Palermo_fuss_glatt_Zuschnitt_Toni-Ott

Limitless color variety

Special-format bricks

Here you can see a small selection of special shapes in their various color variants. We can of course produce all ceramic products in precisely your desired color and format.

For facades, we only manufacture on a project-specific basis, and we consult with you about your desired color until we have achieved a perfect match with your wishes. Let yourself be inspired by our color overview and discover a selection of colors produced previously. Simply order a sample of your favorites or download our textures for renderings.

+ Color overview for facades + Color development
r_Breno FKG gebrochen 2-Loch120 x 85_0422 GIMA _Alexander Bernhard
Breno FKG - broken
Muenchen_K33_Stefan-Mueller-Naumann_SM801-32_wo
Höckerstein, colorful glazed
Passo gebrochen 2-Loch 115 x 145
Passo FK - broken, 2-gap, glazed
s_Palermo_fuss_glatt_Zuschnitt_Toni-Ott
Palermo

Impressive

references

The Tate Modern Project, London | Herzog & de Meuron, Basel

Bricks & facade | Special-format bricks | 215 x 215 x 69 mm plus 130 Special formats
© Anke Müllerklein
+ Reference overview

Impressive

references

Vitra Schaudepot, Weil am Rhein | Herzog & de Meuron, Basel

Bricks & facade | Pavers | 280 x 62 x 120 mm Facade, 130 x 120 x 62 mm Pavers
© Romy Picht
+ Reference overview

Get a picture of our products on the completed building
and discover impressive references with brick facades.

Relevant

technical data

Technical DataMinimum requirements according to DIN EN 771-1 and DIN 20000-401 GIMA results ​​for extruded goods
VMZ/VHlzKMZ/KHlz
Compression strength ≥ 4≥ 2828 - 60
Bulk density-> 1900 kg/m32000 - 2200 kg/m3
Water suction -max. 6%2-6% depending on color
Frost resistance requiredrequiredprooved
Content of active soluble saltsS2S2S3 ( less active soluble salts than in S2)
Bulk density class≥ 0,8≥ 0,81,6-2,2

The optimum structural properties of ceramic facades are a perfect match with modern economic and ecological requirements. GIMA bricks are prooved to be an ideal construction material for facades: It is frost-resistant, resistant to acids and alkalis, non-fading, resistant to light and it also does not show signs of age. Instead, a patina forms on its surface and, as time goes by, it becomes increasingly attractive. Obtain a better insight into the subject of brick facades. What exactly happens in the firing process? What can be done to influence the color shades that bricks adopt? And how can GIMA assist me with project planning?

Discover condensed expertise: in terms of technical details, the planning process, the manufacturing process and our service concept in relation to project consultancy support.

The optimum structural properties of ceramic facades are a perfect match with modern economic and ecological requirements. GIMA bricks are prooved to be an ideal construction material for facades: It is frost-resistant, resistant to acids and alkalis, non-fading, resistant to light and it also does not show signs of age. Instead, a patina forms on its surface and, as time goes by, it becomes increasingly attractive. Obtain a better insight into the subject of brick facades. What exactly happens in the firing process? What can be done to influence the color shades that bricks adopt? And how can GIMA assist me with project planning?

Discover condensed expertise: in terms of technical details, the planning process, the manufacturing process and our service concept in relation to project consultancy support.

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