cement tile specifications

CEMENT TILE SPECIFICATIONS

Product Description

Hydraulic pressed handmade cement tiles Product Components

A. Wear colored layer: 3 to 4 mm +/- thickness affixed to the tile body by 1,700 PSI mechanical pressure, composed of: white portland cement, marble dust and mineral pigments for color (oxides and organic)

B. Tile Body: 12 mm +/- in thickness, composed of: gray portland cement & sand

Dimensions:

  • Rectangle:

    • 5 cm x 20 cm x 1.6 cm (2” X 8” X ⅝”) / .34 kg per tile (.75 lb)

    • 10 cm x 20 cm x 1.6 cm (4” X 8” X ⅝”) / .68 kg per tile (1.5 lbs)

    • 7.6 cm x 30.5 cm x 1.6 cm(3” X 12” x 5/8 “) / .77 kg per tile (1.7 lbs)

  • Square:

    • 10 cm x 10 cm x 1.6 cm (4” X 4” X ⅝”) / .34 kg per tile (.75 lbs)

    • 15.2 cm x 15.2 cm x 1.6 cm (6” X 6” X 5/8 “) / .77 kg per tile (1.7 lbs)  

    • 20 cm x 20 cm x 1.6 cm (8” X 8” X ⅝”) / 1.36 kg per tile (3 lbs)

  • Diamond:

    • 11 cm x 20 cm x 1.6 cm (4.5” X 8” X ⅝”) / 1.36 kg per tile (3 lbs)

  • Hexagon:

    • 10 cm x 12.7 cm x 1.6 cm (4” X 5” X ⅝”) / .68 kg per tile (1.5 lbs)

    • 15 cm x 17.7 cm x 1.6 cm (6” X 7” X ⅝”) / .91 kg per tile (2 lbs)

    • 20 cm x 23 cm x 1.6 cm (8” X 9” X ⅝”) / 1.36 kg per tile (3 lbs)

  • Scallop:

    • 20 cm x 1.6 cm (8” X ⅝”) / .68 kg per tile (1.5 lbs)

  • Triangle:

    • 30 cm x 30 cm x 1.6 cm (12” X 12” ⅝”) / 1.59 kg per tile (3.5 lbs)

+/- Average Coefficient of Friction · Unpolished / dry: 0.88 – Polished / dry: 0.83

· Unpolished / dry: 0.88 – Polished / dry: 0.83

· Unpolished / wet: 0.92 – Polished / wet: 0.68 

Abrasiveness: (scratch-resistance) 3 to 4 Mohs - approximately same as Black Marble 

Freeze/Thaw Resistance

Like concrete, untreated cement tiles are not resistant to freeze/thaw cycles and should be protected with penetrating sealer and a second coat of a sealer based in acrylic.

Acid Resistance

Cement tiles are not resistant to acids and should be cleaned with pH neutral cleaners. Use in Wet areas A high quality effective sealant must be used for shower, spa, or pool use.

Water absorption test: 9.5 to 10.5%

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