Glen-Gery thin brick are available in a variety of textures. The textures include smooth, velour, bar, rug, matt, paper cut, scored, rockface, slurry and sand finishes. The availability of a particular finish is usually dependent on the specific product. Glazed thin brick meeting ASTM C126 surface requirements are also available.
When using Portland cement mortars in thickset applications butter the backs of the units and set units in full mortar joints. Use a Portland cement lime mortar conforming to ASTM C 270. A prepackaged mortar mix conforming to these specifications is Glen-Gery Color Mortar Blend. Reference: Glen-Gery Product Profile “Glen-Gery Color Mortar Blend.” Joints must be completely filled to ensure performance.