selection Standards Testing

I am concerned about the breaking strength of a tile

ANSWER - The breaking strength minimum industry requirement for ceramic tile is a laboratory test of what is mostly an unsupported tile and isn't directly meaningful in terms of determining what kind of dead and…

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Ceramic and Porcelain Tile installation selection

Can Floor Tiles Be Installed On Walls?

ANSWER - All floor tiles can be used on walls.  But not all walls tiles can be used on floors.  The shear bond strength of the thin-set mortar that you use to bond the tile to…

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Glass Tile installation Lippage selection Standards

Is there a warning for installing Large Format Glass Tile?

ANSWER - I assume you are referring to a rectangle tile. These tiles tend to be installed in a off-set pattern so the tiles are stagger from each other. ANSI A108.02-4.3 does state that tiles that…

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