Porcelain tiles have become all the rage with regard to home interiors, and it is no wonder why – they are durable, hard-wearing, and offer a beautifully sleek and upmarket aesthetic. Nowadays, there are many kinds of tile brands on the market. It can be said that there are still many choices for everyone. But among the many tile brands, the most popular and popular among the owners is still this one, that is, the fully glazed polished porcelain tile.
I．What is fully glazed polished porcelain tile?
Fully glazed polished porcelain tile is a ceramic tile polished on the glazed surface. The glazed surface of fully glazed polished porcelain tile is rich in patterns and colors, and the surface is very smooth. It is one of the most popular floor tile products. It uses advanced 3D high-definition multi-layer inkjet manufacturing technology, combined with full dialysis glaze under-color technology and advanced printing technology. The pattern is on the lower layer, making it look very close to natural stone.
Suitable for halls, bedrooms, dining rooms, hotel lobbies, and other spaces.
Ⅱ. What are the characteristics and composition of the fully glazed polished porcelain tile surface?
The surface of the fully glazed polished porcelain tile is touched by hand is bright and soft, smooth and not protruding, and it appears crystal clear and translucent. The texture of the underglaze stone pattern is clear and natural.
Fully glazed polished porcelain tiles are different from ordinary glazed polished porcelain tiles. The glaze on the surface is a special crystal wear-resistant glaze. After high temperature sintering, the molecules are completely sealed and there are almost no gaps. Fully glazed polished porcelain tiles can maintain high brightness for a long time and are not dull, hard and wear-resistant, and are more uniform, dense, stable and safer than natural stone.
Ⅲ. What are the advantages of fully glazed polished porcelain tile?
1. Rich patterns:
Fully glazed polished porcelain tiles use high-definition inkjet and polishing technology, which can print colorful patterns on the tile surface, making it look closer to natural stone in appearance. At the same time, it also brings good visual effects to people, and the decorative effect is very significant, which instantly enhances the atmosphere of the whole room.
2. High gloss:
Fully glazed polished porcelain tiles are fired at high temperature, the same process as polished tiles. Secondly, in the production process, the crystal wear-resistant glaze on the surface of the tile is used to seal the molecules inside the tile, so that the inside and outside of the tile are completely isolated. This process can keep the surface of the tile glossy for a long time. There will be no fading phenomenon.
3. More customized solutions:
The 3D multi-point inkjet technology used in the fully glaze polished can customize the tile surface pattern according to the natural stone file, and the customization similarity can be close to 98%. Many designers and builders use this method to meet their needs.
Ⅳ. How to choose fully glazed polished porcelain tile?
1. Choose according to color:
Now popular fully glazed polished tiles are generally dominated by modern styles. Mainly black, white, gray, yellow tones are mostly. So when we choose the colors of these series, there are many styles to choose from.
2. Choose according to specifications:
There are many types of fully glazed polished porcelain tile specifications, the most commonly used is the 600x600mm specification. There are other specifications like 800x800mm, 1000x1000mm, 1200x600mm, 1500x750mm and so on.
3. Check the regularity of the tiles:
The size of the same specifications tiles generally does not exceed 0.5mm. In addition, pay attention to check whether the periphery of the tile is flat and whether the thickness is uniform.
4. Check the water absorption of the glaze:
To test fully glazed polished porcelain tile whether it has a good surface quality, you can pour a small amount of water on the front of the tile and let it sit for ten minutes. If there is no diffusion or infiltration of water droplets, it means that the water absorption rate is low and the tightness is good, and the quality of such tiles is high-quality.
5. Check the wear resistance of the tiles:
Fully polished surfaces can be scraped off with a sharp object such as a key or scissors. The quality of the tiles is premium if there are no scratches and cracks.
Ⅴ. How to maintain fully glazed polished porcelain tile?
1. Before the glazed tile is paved, in order to avoid damage to the tile surface during construction of other projects, it should be protected by woven bags and other items that are not easy to decolorize, and the tile surface should be well covered.
2. Please use dry mopping as much as possible when cleaning and mopping the floor, and use less wet mopping. If the part is dirty or stained, you can use household cleaners, such as dishwashing liquid, washing powder, etc., or use stain remover for cleaning, and Apply floor wax regularly or irregularly according to the usage, and then polish it after it dries to keep the tile surface as bright as new.
3. Special stains such as tea stains, fruit stains, coffee stains, ink stains, etc., can be removed by using high-purit H2O2 with a content of more than 27.5%, covering with paper towels, and soaking for 2-3 hours. (Note: H2O2 concentrations higher than 30% should not be in direct contact with the skin, and must be operated with rubber gloves).
Ⅵ. What are the precautions for paving fully glazed polished porcelain tile?
First, select a qualified construction team. Whether the decorative effect of ceramic tiles can achieve the desired goal, the quality of construction is one of the keys.
Second, check before paving. During the inspection, a certain number of tiles can be tested in a vacant lot. If you are not satisfied, please suspend the construction and report to the company or the dealer in time.
Third, leave the seam properly for paving. Because the coefficient of thermal expansion and contraction of the adhesive layer and the tile itself is very different when laying floor tiles, it will cause problems such as bulging and breaking of the tiles over time.
Fourth, while leveling and paving. It is recommended that the area of the leveling layer paved with cement mortar should not be too large, to avoid excessive time and cause quality.
Fifth, clean up in time. The product should be wiped clean with wood bran or sponge in time for about 1 hour after the product is paved, so as to avoid the surface pollution.
Sixth, check in time. About 12 hours after paving, tap the tile surface with wooden hob in time to check whether the floor tiles are hollow. All tiles need to be cleaned in time after paving, and you can walk after 24 hours.
Fully glazed polished porcelain tiles are favored by many consumers because of their wear resistance, corrosion resistance, smooth and bright surface, and rich and diverse colors. They have also become mainstream products in the modern ceramic industry. When purchasing, be sure to choose the correct glazed tiles. If you want to know more about decoration, you can contact us, our professional team can answer your questions patiently.