About ceramic tile
Ceramic tile is growing in popularity in new home construction, renovations, and remodeling. The handsome, easy to care for ceramic tile is used as flooring, backsplashes, and wall covering. An age-old process of manufacturing natural materials is used to make ceramic tile. However, advanced technique development imbues ceramic tile with a bright, bold new look. How ceramic tile is made
Those striving to live green are pleased to learn that ceramic tile is a natural product. Ceramic tile, created mainly from clay, is a beautiful tile to use as a backsplash or floor covering. Additional mineral ingredients include sand, kaolin, feldspar, and carbonate.
Water is used to hold the ingredients together. The mixture is ground and blended, then dried into powder made of uniform-shaped spheres. A hydraulic press is used to compact that powder that has been placed into molds. The press shapes tiles into ovals, hexagons, squares, and other decorative shapes.