What is a Ceramic Tile?

By June 16 , 2016

Ceramic Tiles have been used since ages. Ceramic tiles are widely used and modern technology is incorporated to fabricate tiles in different design, shapes, color and sizes.

  • The ceramic tiles are made of natural clay, sand and water. These natural materials are combined and then they are baked in the kiln and hardened permanently.
  • They are very durable, strong, moisture and fire resistant and do not wear and tear easily.
  • The tiles are impervious and heavier than ceramic tiles.
  • Ceramic tiles are easy to clean and maintain .They are widely used in Bathrooms, kitchens etc.
  • The Ceramic tiles have color permanence and are highly resistant to sunlight and external weather conditions. They retain their pristine look for life.
  • The tiles are manufactured by Dust Press method where the layers of clay are pressed to make a tile and then they are hardened.The tiles are available in the form of glazed and unglazed tiles.
  • They are available in Grades 0-5. Grad 0-2 are used for wall tiling, grade 3 is used for residential purposes and grade 4-5 are used for commercial purpose.

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