What are the types of tiles?

Update:22 Mar 2018

What are the types of tiles? Tiles are one of our most […]

What are the types of tiles?

Tiles are one of our most commonly used decoration materials and are one of the essential materials. However, for the classification of tiles, there are many people who can't tell where the tiles are best. Learn about tile classification and advantages and disadvantages. It is important for our decoration because the tiles not only affect the aesthetics of the decoration, but also may affect some of the precautions in the future.

How to distinguish tiles:

 First, according to the tile production process and features points Tile types, according to its production process and features can be divided into glazed tiles, whole body tiles, polished tiles, vitrified tiles and mosaics. Tiles with different characteristics, of course, have their own best use, and they have enough knowledge of tile knowledge to be able to do a decent job in the decoration of the living room and make the best use of it.

1. Whole body brick: The surface of the whole body brick is not glazed, and the material and color of the front and the back are the same, hence the name. Whole bricks are more wear-resistant, but their color is less than glazed tiles. The classification is divided into non-slip tiles, polished tiles and osmotic bricks. The scope of application is widely used in halls, aisles, and outdoor walkways, and is generally less used on walls.

2. Glazed tiles: Glazed tiles are tiles that have been burned and glazed on the surface of the brick. In general, glazed tiles are richer in color and pattern than polished tiles, and also play an antifouling role. However, because the glazed tile surface is a glaze, the wear resistance is not as good as that of a polished tile. Classification is divided into ceramic glazed tiles and porcelain glazed tiles according to raw materials. According to different luster, it is divided into two kinds of matt and light. Scope of application The kitchen should use bright glazed tiles, not matt glazed tiles, due to oil into the brick surface, it is difficult to clean. Glazed tiles are also suitable for bathroom balconies.

3. Polished tiles: Polished tiles are tiles that have been polished after being polished. Compared to the flat surface roughness of a brick, the polished tile must be smoother. This brick is very hard and very wear-resistant. Based on the application of the infiltration technology, the polished tiles can make various kinds of imitated stone and wood effect. The classification can be divided into percolation type polished tiles, micropowder type polished tiles, multi-tube cloth polished tiles and microcrystalline stones. Applicable range In addition to the bathroom, kitchen, most of the rest of the indoor space can be used.

4, vitrified tiles: vitrified tiles are made of quartz sand, mud fired in accordance with a certain proportion, and then polished but do not need polishing polished, the surface as smooth and translucent glass mirror, is the hardest of all tiles. Porcelain tiles are superior to ordinary glazed tiles, polished tiles and general marble in terms of water absorption, edge straightness, bending strength, and acid and alkali resistance. However, the vitrified tile is not perfect, and its defect is that after being polished, the hair pores are exposed, and dust, oil, and the like are easily infiltrated. The classification is mainly floor tiles. A kind of polished tile. The scope of application of vitrified tiles for the living room, bedroom, walkways and so on.