Ceramic Tiles

The section below provides an information resource covering the care, use and installation of ceramic tiles. From manufacturering methods and tolerances to terminology and commonly encountered  issues, you’ll find  the answers to your questions in the articles below.

Tile Glossary

Abrasion resistance Is the degree to which a floor tile’s surface will withstand friction (the wear of foot traffic; resistance is determined by abrasion tests. (AS 4459-7) classifies tiles from Group 1 (suitable for light residential traffic) to Group 5 (suitable for commercial traffic). Absorption The quantity of water a tile can absorb expressed as... View Article