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what is a quartz tiles ?

May 21, 2018

what is a quartz tiles ?

Quartz tile floors, also known as Starlight quartz tiles, is a refractory metal oxides and metal oxide, through grinding, mixing, pressing, glazing, the sintering process, and form a kind of acid and alkali resistant porcelain or stone, such as construction or decoration materials, called ceramic tile.Its raw materials are mostly made of clay, quartz sand and so on.


National classification standards:

The water absorption rate of porcelain brick is less than 0.5%.

The water absorption rate of stoneware is greater than 0.5% and less than 3%;

The water absorption rate of fine stoneware is greater than 3% and less than 6%;The water absorption rate of stoneware brick is greater than 6% and less than 10%.

Ceramic tile water absorption rate is greater than 10%.

Water absorption rate expression:

Ceramic bricks >10% or greater than the stoneware brick >6% or greater than the stoneware >3% or greater than the stoneware porcelain >0.5% or greater than the porcelain bricks.

The water absorption rate is 0.5% to 10%.

According to use: exterior wall brick, interior wall brick, floor tile, square brick, industrial brick, etc.

According to the forming part: dry pressed forming brick, extruding brick, plastic forming brick.

Burning composition: oxidized tile, reducing tile.

According to glaze: glazed brick, unglazed brick.

According to water absorption rate: porcelain brick, stoneware tile, fine stoneware brick, stoneware brick, ceramic tile.

According to the variety: polishing brick, archaize brick, porcelain piece, full throw glaze, polishing brick, microcrystalline stone, split brick, square brick (culture brick).

According to the production process: printed tile, polished tile, spot brick, crystal brick, unglazed brick.

The history of Quartz tile shower walls dates back to B.C., when egyptians began using tiles to decorate various types of houses.People dry the clay bricks in the sun or bake them, and then use the blue glaze extracted from copper.

Quartz tile bathroom were also found in Mesopotamia.The ceramic tile was decorated with blue and white stripes and later appeared in a variety of styles and colors.China is the center of ceramic art, which produced a fine white stoneware as early as the shang Yin period.

During the medieval islamic era, the decorative methods of all Crystal stone quartz tiles reached their peak in Persia.Subsequently, the use of ceramic tile gradually prevailed all over the world, in the process of the history of ceramic tile and Mosaic of Spain and Portugal, the floor tile of Italian Renaissance, Antwerp glazed tile, ceramic tile ceramic tile development of illustrations and Germany in the Netherlands has landmark significance.

In ancient times, it was all handmade.That is to say, each ceramic tile is hand molding, hand coloring, so each ceramic tile is a unique artwork.


Today, the world is using automated production techniques, and human hands are used only for operating equipment.As in the past, the interior and exterior are decorated with ceramic tiles.

Quartz Stone Tile