Pointing brick slips, brick cladding & brick tiles


Pointing regular joints at 10 metres square in an hour

The PointMaster tool is an ideal tool for pointing brick slips and brick cladding tiles. The regular joint sizes found on these products allow the PointMaster to be used in a continuous sliding motion, filling the mortar joints on the first pass at a truely unbelievable speed.

In tests carried out 10 square metres of completed pointing can easily be completed in an hour (including time to stike and finish the joints). Time taken to complete the job is reduced - profitability is increased.

Filling the tool is fast and there is much less waste material to clear-up afterwards, when compared to traditional methods.

In this short video the PointMaster is being used to infill a half-metre-square brick tile panel, which was built to demonstrate the tool at trade shows. You can clearly see how fast and accurate it is to use. Also note how quickly the tool can be re-loaded once empty. It takes just seconds!

The mortar is a hand mixed, 3:1 regular soft building sand and cement mortar mix, with the correct measure of plasticiser added following the manufacturer's measure. No other additives are used - It is a simple regular mortar mix.

PointMaster is an ideal tool to use for applying mortar when pointing brick slips and facia brick cladding tiles.

Image of the Pointmaster pointing gun tool

Other applications include

PointMaster is suitable for most mortar pointing applications using regular cement mortar, lime mortar and grout for flooring. It works with most common mix ratios, and is fine with mortar colourant. (The following images are clickable and provide further information)