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  •  Good Quality Tiles Selection and Tile Quality Problem. The tile manufacturing process. Before reading on you must read our conditions of use for this website found here Conditions Of Use. Reading on signifies your acceptance of our conditions of use The Wall and Floor Tile manufacturing process is actually a combination of the three components being; […]

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  • September 21, 2015 - Tilespect

    Check for Visible Ceramic Tile Defects – 5 of 5

    7) Visual Defects; The occasional finishing defect is usually not a problem since the flawed pieces can be selected out by the tiler. If you bought a first quality tile you should expect that visible blemishes are rare. Although standards can vary in most cases the first quality selection is where aesthetic defects which are […]

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  • 5) Quick Ceramic Tile Inspection – Product Check; While it seems obvious, before we perform the final two checks it is worthwhile at this point to examine if the tile you bought matches the the original samples used during selection of the product.; Some key factors to check are; (you may need to clean the […]

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  • 4) Test and check against excessive defective tile curvature (tile bowing effect) Bowing or curvature is one of the most common imperfections however bowed tiles are deemed acceptable if they are within specified tolerances. As an example under ISO13006 the tolerances are; Maximum deviation from square edge is +/-0.5% of length of tile. For example if […]

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  • 2)Dimensions; Size and thickness:Check for Excessive variability in ceramic tile size ; Highly controlled and automated production methods should result in good quality tiles that match sizes perfectly, however sizing is also controlled by selection. The selection itself is determined by the standards the factory advertises. In  common use today is the ISO13006 standards although you […]

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