Tiles mimic natural stone or cement textures

Portobello America has introduced Ms. Barcelona porcelain from a fusion of materials like limestones, cements and basaltins. The effect is said to create a striking but minimalist surface combining veins and elements of natural stones or cement textures with aggregates, in a chromatic balance that converges into something unique. Formats include 90 x 90 cm, […]

Porcelain tile collection expands to larger format

Marvel Edge porcelain tiles from Atlas Concorde are available in three different looks (marble, concrete, and stone) and two finishes (matte and glossy), and a new 6 mm, 48 x 109 in. format that expands the collection. The tiles are compliant with standards EN 14411:2012 annex L group BIII and have a water absorption rating […]

Tile alignment spacer also sets grout spacing

Pearl Abrasive has introduced Tuscan SeamClip TruSpace, an all-in-one tool that brings tiles into alignment and sets the grout spacing without the need for additional spacers. Clips hold tiles in place until they are set, then are easily snapped off leaving a level tile surface. Units are colour-coded for set grout sizes of 1/32, 1/16, […]

Waterjet system offers five-axis cutting

Flow International has announced the Mach 200 series, a flexible waterjet cutting system. The system is paired with the new Pivot+Waterjet cutting head and offers 5-axis cutting not previously available on the company’s waterjet systems. Specifications include maximum traverse speed up to 400 in./min, linear straightness accuracy of ±0.003 in./3 ft and repeatability of 0.0015 […]

Large-and-heavy-tile mortars offer high transfer technology

Mapei has introduced the Keraflex line of mortars, designed for use with large and heavy tiles. The four polymer-modified mortars are said to share the innovative trait of high material transfer onto the backs of tiles, while retaining impressive non-sag/nonslump properties. They are also suitable for edge-leveling clip applications. Easy to mix, the Keraflex mortars […]

Marble-look porcelain tiles available in two size formats

Vitromex USA has announced the Soberano line of glazed porcelain tiles. Design with a marble look, the tiles are said to carry intense white veins that strongly contrast with the rich dark hue. Including rectified edges, the collection will be available in a Nero colour, consisting of a dark brown-grey base with white veins that […]

Fibre-reinforced, polymer-modified flexible floor tile adhesive

Ardex X78 from Ardex is a fibre reinforced, polymer modified floor tile adhesive, which has been formulated with Microtec Technology. When mixed with water, a smooth, creamy, pourable mortar is produced which easily enables full coverage to be achieved on the back of floor tiles, the company says. It also has double extended open time […]

Matte finish line of porcelain and ceramic tiles spearheaded by subway style

The Nepal line of porcelain and ceramic tiles from Ege Seramik are said to offer an elegant matte finish characterized by a fashionable surface, which has a velvety texture and is soft to the touch. Offering design flexibility for both wall and floor, the line is available in an array of sizes with its 4 […]

Line of surface finishes for wall tile applications

Profilitec has introduced a line of embossed surface finishes for ceramic tile wall coverings called The Wall Modern Line. The line is designed to match ceramic, cementine, concrete and stone effect tiles. The profiles, opaque and tactile, infuse a retro look with industrial style, creating a modern motif, the company says. The line is available […]

Ceramic tiles feature new sizes and tactile sensations

Slimtech Delight, the new marble effect collection of ceramic tiles from Lea Ceramiche is available in different variations, offering new tactile sensations, in new sizes. Included in the collection are: Marquina Nero with its characteristic white veining; Calacatta Oro with the distinct patterns crossing the slabs; Invisible Light, a white background and the powerful effect […]