Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications of Digital Wall Tiles

Characteristics Euro Standards
EN - 159 / IS 13753
TILES CARREAUX TEST VALUES
DIMENSION AND SURFACE QUALITY
1) Dimension ± 0.5 % ± 0.2 %
2) Deviation in Thickness ± 0.6 mm ± 0.2 mm
3) Straightness of sides ± 0.3 % ± 0.2 %
4) Rectangularity ± 0.5 % ± 0.3 %
5) Surface Flatness ± 0.5 % ± 0.3 %
6) Surface Quality Min 95 % Min 96 %
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
1) Water Absorbtion > 10% 13.5%
2) Bending Strength > 150 Kg/cm2 200-250 Kg/cm2
3) Scratch Hardness (Mohs) Min 3 Min 3
4) Crazing 1 Cycle No Crazing at 5 Cycles
CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
1) Staining Resistance Min Class 2 Resistance to all Acid and Alkalines and Household Chemicals, except Hydro Flouric Acid
2) Household Chemicals Min Class B
THERMAL PROPERTIES
1) Thermal Shock Resistant to 10 Cycles CONFORMS
2) Thermal Expansion Max-9E-06 CONFORMS

Technical Specifications of Ceramic Glazed Colored Floor Tiles

Characteristics Eurpean Standard
TILES CARREAUX Specification Method of Testing
Deviation in Length (%) ± 0.5 ± 0.3 EN 98
Deviation in Thickness (%) ± 5.0 ± 3.0 EN 98
Rectangularity (%) ± 0.6 ± 0.3 EN 98
Straightness of sides (%) ± 0.5 ± 0.3 EN 98
Surface Flatness ± 0.5 ± 0.3 EN 98
Water Absorption (%) < 3 3 < 5 ISO 10945-3 EN 99
Flexural Strength (N/Sq. mm) > 35 > 39 -
Moh's Hardness > 5 > 5 EN 101 Colour
Abrasion Resistance As specified by manufaturer PE I 3 ISO 10545-6 EN 102
Frost Resistance Frost Proof Frost Proof ISO 10454-11
Chemical Resistance No Damage No Damage ISO 10454-18
Thermal Shock Resistance No Damage No Damage ISO 10454-9
Color Resistance No Damage No Damage -
Stain Resistance Resistance Stain Proof ISO 10454-14
Moisture Expansion Nil Nil ISO 10454-10
Crazing Resistance Min 2 Cycles Min 4 Cycles -

Technical Specifications of Vitrified Tiles

NO. PROPERTY International Std ISO13006 / EN Group Bla TILES CARREAUX VITRIFIED Value Method of Testing
1 Deviation in Length ± 0.6% ± 0.1% EN 98
2 Deviation in Thickness ± 0.5% ± 0.1% EN 98
3 Straightness of Sides ± 0.5% ± 0.1% EN 98
4 Rectangularity ± 0.6% ± 0.2% EN 98
5 Surface Flatness ± 0.5% ± 0.2% EN 98
6 Water Absorption* < 0.5% < 0.03% EN 99
7 Moh's Hardness* > 6 > 8 EN 101
8 Flexura Straightness* >27 N/mm2 >47 N/mm2 EN 100
9 Abrasion Resistance < 204 mm3 < 144 mm3 EN 102
10 Skid Resistance (Friction Coefficient) > 0.4 >0.6 ASTM C-1028
11 Breaking Strength* 1113 N 2830N ASTM C-648
12 Density (g/cc) > 2 > 2.4 DIN 51082
13 Frost Resistance Frost Proof Frost Proof EN 202
14 Chemical Resistance No Damage No Damage EN 106
15 Thermal shock Resistance No Damage No Damage EN 104
16 Colour Resistance No Damage No Damage DIN 51094
17 Thermal Expansion < 9 x 10-6 < 6 x 10-6 EN 103
18 Stain Resistance Resistant Resistant ISO 10545-14
19 Moisture Resistance Nil Nil ISO 10545-10
20 Glossiness - Min.65%- 70% refiection Glossmeter

Technical Specifications of Sanitary Wares

NO. NAME OF TEST AS PER IS 2556 (Part) 1994 TILES CARREAUX TEST VALUES
1 Water absorption Average value Should not exceed more than 0.5% Max 0.30% show better vitrification
2 Crazing test No crazing up to 5 hrs each cycle or 10 hours at pressure 0.34 to 0.37 No problem up to 4 cycle and no crazing
3 Chemicle Resistence No loss of reflectivity of the glaze when compared with control sample. No loss reflectivity of the glaze when compared with control sample
4 Modules of Repture Not less than 60 Mpa. Min. 65 Mpa / Min 80 Mpa
5 Resistance to staining No stain shall remain on either of test piece No stain shall remain on either of test piece.
6 Discoloration None on all visible surface None on all visible surface
7 Wavy finish None on all visible surface None on all visible surface