What type of ceramic tiles are there?
Ceramic tiles are shaped by the pressing and extrusion process, and then dried and baked at a very high temperature.
The most frequent shapes of ceramic tiles are square and rectangular, but they appear in all shapes, as triangles, circles, rhombs and similar.
Dimensions vary by only a few centimeters (mosaics) up to tiles measured in meters. Thickness can be from 5 mm for wall tiles to over 25 mm for some type of extruded tiles. The basic classification of tiles is glazed and non glazed tiles, pressed and extruded tiles.
The basic types of ceramic tiles are sinter, klinker, Terracotta, Majolica, tiles with red biscuits, tiles with white biscuit and mosaic.
Besides size, shape and design, tiles differ in technical characteristics that are, at the same time, the basic guidelines for their choice – be it wall lining or floor covering, interior or outdoor use, in other words, exposed to low temperatures, chemical substances and wear.