About Porcelain Tiles
Porcelain tiles are ceramic tiles with a water absorption rate of less than 0.5 percent that are used to cover floors and walls. They can either be unglazed or glazed, also called honed or polished.
Porcelain tile is a tile that is generally made by the dust pressed method from porcelain clays which result in a tile that is dense, impervious, fine grained and smooth, with a sharply formed face.
Glazed porcelain tiles are much harder and more wear and damage resistant than non-porcelain ceramic tiles, making them suitable for any application from light traffic to the heaviest residential and light commercial traffic. Full body porcelain tiles carry the color and pattern through the entire thickness of the tile making them virtually impervious to wear and are suitable for any application from residential to the highest traffic commercial or industrial applications. These porcelain tiles are used as kitchen tiles, bathroom tiles and so on. Porcelain tiles are available in matte, unglazed or a high polished finish.
For the antique and classic style don't forget to decorate your home with Ironwood wood effect tiles. It gives best antique wood effect with soft grain and a solid structure bringing memory old time. Tile color options: Black Burnt, Oak, White, Walnut finishes and plain.
We carry a huge selection of rectified tiles from Porcelanosa, FAP, Fiandre, Iris and so on.
Porcelanosa Porcelain Tiles:
Due to its remarkable resistance, porcelain is the natural choice of ceramic material for flooring in areas with a high level of pedestrian traffic, such as shopping centres, offices or public buildings. It also has great potential for use in indoor and outdoor areas in residential spaces.
Its resistance to temperature changes and aesthetic qualities make it highly suitable for covering buildings as part of a ventilated or bonded façade.
PORCELANOSA Group has a wide variety of designs and formats in its porcelain tile collections, with anti-slip versions for use as outdoor flooring. The STON-KER® and Urbatek® collections represent the evolution of the porcelain tile, designed to meet the most demanding technical standards.
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FAP Porcelain Tiles:
FAP tiles are durable, compact and inert material, giving them numerous advantage over other floor and wall tiles.
Thanks to its partially vitreous structure and high degree of internal cohesion, porcelain tile is hard and highly resistant to breakage and abrasion. These characteristics are governed by international standards, allowing comparisons to be made in the basis of objective values.
Porcelain tiles are compact and non-porous material, making it impermeable and resistant to staining. This means that tiles are quick and easy to clean, as well as having good frost resistance.
Unlike many other materials, FAP porcelain tiles are noncombustible, they do not release fumes or toxic gases in event of fire and they have a flame-retarding action, thus reducing fire damege.
4. Shapes and Sizes
Today's Italian porcelain tiles come in modular sizes with lengths ranging from a few centimeters to more than a meter, so you can choose from an enormous range.
5. Health and Well-being
Porcelain wall and floor tiles are an inert material with a composition that prevents the release of any substances that are harmful for health. And unlike other surfaces and objects, they do not trap dust, pollen or germs, allowing them to be cleaned effectively so as to minimize health risks.
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Fiandre Porcelain Tiles:
Fiandre’s Legacy of Green is vital to our production of porcelain surfacing products that are and always have been sustainable, green, and environmentally-friendly because they are made with 100% all natural minerals, including: quartz, kaolin, clay, feldspar, silica, and natural coloring agents. They are also sustainable because of what isn’t there: no sealants, waxes, epoxies, man-made binders, or artificial coloring agents that could add to harmful VOC off-gassing after installation.
A commitment to green necessitates a thorough understanding of a product’s future. Fiandre products are designed to last a lifetime. With a hardness rating that is 30% harder than granite and a low porosity rating, their materials are more durable than any other hard surfacing product. These characteristics result in a reduction of future materials usage, along with a high stain resistance that reduces maintenance requirements. And, their materials are chemically inert making them stable fill for construction sites and for use as ground material in road beds, which reduces the need for quarried gravel.
Fiandre worldwide corporate environmental stewardship is hallmarked with significant investments in materials usage efficiency, water resource management, air quality protection, and energy efficiency.
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Iris Porcelain Tiles:
The iris group presents porcelain tiles made possible thanks to the most innovative technologies. As a result of their production system and advanced technology, their porcelain tiles are the answer to the world of architecture's demands, an area in which a designer's expression needs a wide range of environmentally friendly options.
One of Iris's porcelain tiles, Maxfine, is a material that combines the classic and well-established features that have always characterized the iris group's porcelain slabs as the top of the class, with new high-performance qualities such as strength, lightness, flexibility, and adaptability.
with the thickness at 6 mm , it is one of the unique qualities, along with its massive size, that make maxfine an essential material. the installation does not require the dismantling of pre-existing surfaces, and the large size means that the number of joints are reduced to the lowest possible quantity.
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