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Article Date: 24th March 2017

Taylor Maxwell - Research, Learn, Grow with our CPD Seminars

Clay Bricks - Expansion Joints - Clay Masonry - Stonewool Cladding

Taylor Maxwell - Vine Court

Taylor Maxwell is an independent external façade solutions provider with a group turnover now exceeding £185M. Through consultancy of the highest quality we enable clients, architects and contractors to achieve their desired project goals. Our portfolio of products includes facing brick, masonry and rainscreen cladding from a range of manufacturers based both in the UK and Europe. We strongly believe that the depth of our expertise and the strength of our relationships provide a powerful catalyst to the uncompromised decision-making and optimised product choice needed to inspire vision, allowing our clients to create construction projects with a proud legacy.

Taylor Maxwell have 20 available CPD seminars. View 5-8:

5. Material Specification & Workmanship - RIBA Approved

This seminar outlines how to specify clay bricks to create durable, aesthetic buildings for the future. This involves discussing:

  • The materials and different manufacturing methods for clay bricks
  • The physical properties i.e. durability, compressive strength and water absorption
  • Current Regulation and Codes of Practice that relate to the manufacture and construction with clay bricks
  • Design detailing and durability
  • Handling and construction

Taylor Maxwell - Movement in Masonry6. Movement in Masonry - RIBA Approved

This seminar outlines the requirement for and design detailing of expansion joints in clay masonry. This involves discussing:





  • Comparing traditional solid wall masonry with cavity wall construction and the considerations that relate to each
  • The specification of vertical and horizontal expansion joints i.e. frequency and detailing
  • The relationship of movement and design for off the frame cladding
  • Examples of good and poor practice

Taylor Maxwell - Stonewall Cladding7. Future Proof Facades - With Stonewool Cladding - RIBA Approved

This seminar will provide a background to stone wool cladding and cover the following points:

  • Environmental
  • Fire performance
  • Technical details
  • Colours and finishes
  • Workability
  • Project imagery

Taylor Maxwell - Fibre Cement Cladding8. Fibre Cement Cladding - An innovative design solution

This seminar will provide a background to stone wool cladding and cover the following points:

  • Environmental
  • Fire performance
  • Technical details
  • Colours and finishes
  • Workability
  • Project imagery

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