Porcelain paving is manufactured in Italy with special clays that are kiln fired to a temperature of 1400 degrees, and then ground and polished to ensure that each tile has sharp, perfect edges. It is an extremely high performance solution to hard paving areas as it remains unchanged over time and is resistant to sun, frost and staining.
The texturing and glazing techniques used in the production of porcelain paving allows manufacturers to create a perfect natural look for your walkways, patio or deck without the expense or maintenance headaches that more traditional materials require. Whether you prefer a wood, natural stone or polished look to your project, porcelain paving is readily available in the finish you want.
Extremely Low Moisture Absorption
Many non slip surfaces are available for this vitrified porcelain which makes it the ultimate contemporary patio paving slab. The vitrification process makes the paving slab or 'tile' virtually impervious to water as it transforms it into a glass-like compound.
Because the water can't get into the paving stone, the risk of damage caused by water or ice is significantly lower than that associated with natural products and it has much better stain resistance properties for the same reason.
Durability and wear resistance make porcelain pavers ideal, making them suitable even for high foot traffic commercial applications such as parks or commercial building forecourts.
Outdoor porcelain pavers have the same benefits as regular porcelain - frost-resistant, skid-resistant, durable and easy to clean. This combined with incredibly high breakage loads (up to 1,000 Kg) creates the perfect solution for gardens, terraces and high traffic outdoor areas. Outdoor porcelain pavers can be dry laid onto grass, gravel, dirt and sand - or onto terraces and roofs using raised supports - without grout, adhesives or specialized workers, making installation incredibly easy.
The Benefits Of Vitrified Porcelain Paving Include:
- Resistant to thermal shock and frost
- High load resistance
- Extremely low moisture absorption making it resistant to damage from ice
- Anti slip
- Resistant to acid and other cleaning products
- It can be used indoor and outdoor
- Mould and moss resistant
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