Ceramic Tiles

Some articles on ceramic tiles, tile, tiles, ceramic:

Ceramic Tiles - Environmental Aspects
... Ceramic tiles do not contain substances harmful to health ... The air of rooms is in no way influenced by hydraulic tile adhesive and grout during workmanship and so a pleasant room atmosphere is created guaranteeing healthy living ... Ceramic tiles have a closed surface fired at high temperatures ...
Pilkington's Group - Pilkington's Ceramic Tiles
... Ceramic tiles were first produced by Pilkington’s in 1893 ... The biscuit fired tiles (tiles which have been fired once), were taken for glazing either with a plain glaze or for decorating by the paintresses and fired again ... Twice fired tiles were renowned for being superior in quality and this eventually overtook the pottery business to become the company’s main ...
Tiler - Floor Tiles
... These are commonly made of ceramic or stone, although recent technological advances have resulted in rubber or glass tiles for floors as well ... Ceramic tiles may be painted and glazed ... Small mosaic tiles may be laid in various patterns ...
Science And Technology Of The Han Dynasty - Structural Engineering and Public Works - Ceramic Model Buildings
... It is not known for certain whether or not miniature ceramic models of residential towers and watchtowers found in Han-dynasty tombs are completely ... There are only a handful of existing ceramic models of multi-story towers from pre-Han and Western Han eras the bulk of the hundreds of towers found so ... piece in the kiln or assembled from several different ceramic pieces to create the whole ...

Famous quotes containing the words tiles and/or ceramic:

    I learn immediately from any speaker how much he has already lived, through the poverty or the splendor of his speech. Life lies behind us as the quarry from whence we get tiles and copestones for the masonry of today. This is the way to learn grammar. Colleges and books only copy the language which the field and the work-yard made.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    He had first discovered a propensity for savagery in the acrid lavatories of a minor English public school where he used to press the heads of the new boys into the ceramic bowl and pull the flush upon them to drown their gurgling protests.
    Angela Carter (1940–1992)