Technical Specification

PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS
1. Deviation in length + 0.5 % Max. + 0.5 % Max. EN 98, BS 6431 Part 10, IS 13630 PART 1
2. Deviation in thickness + 0.5 % Max. + 4.0% max. - Same as above
3. Straightness of sides + 0.5 % Max. + 0.3% max. - Same as above
4. Rectangularity + 0.6 % Max. + 0.3% max. - Same as above
5. Surface flatness(War page) + 0.5 % Max. + 0.5 % Max. - Same as above
6. Surface quality Minimum 95% of tiles free from defects Minimum 98% of tiles free from defects - Same as above
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
1. Water absorption (%) (E.) 3% <E<6% 3% <E<6% EN 99, BS 6431 part 11 Is 13630 part 2
2. Bending Strength (N/sq.Mm) >22 average 20 min. Above 380 kg./cm2 EN 100, BS 6431 part 12 Is 13630 part 6
3. Scratch harness (mohs)>=3 Minimum 5 Minimum 5 EN 101, BS 6431 part 13 Is 13630 part 13
4. Resistance of surface abrasion To be specified by the manufacturer Class 3 EN 154, BS 6431 part 20 Is 13630 part 2
5. Crazing resistance Minimum 2 cycles Minimum 3 cycles IS 13630 part 9
CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
1. Resistance to staining Minimum class 2 Minimum class 2 EN 122 (3.1), IS 13630 part 8
2. Resistance to household chemical Minimum class B Minimum class B EN 122 (3.1), IS 13630 part 8
THERMAL PROPERTIES
1. Thermal shock resistance Required Resistance as per STD EN 104, BS 6431 Part 16, IS 13630 PART 5
2. Thermal Expansion Max. 9 X 10k for 100oC Max. 9 X 10k for 100oC EN 104, BS 6431 part 16 Is 13630 part 4