Porada ™ Glazed Porcelain

Made in the USA
Made in the USA

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Reveal Imaging™
Reveal Imaging

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Pre-Consumer
Pre-Consumer

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Certified Porcelain
Certified Porcelain

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Photo features Deep Grey 20 x 20 field tile in a brick-joint pattern.



 
OUTSTANDING ALTERNATIVE TO SLATE

Transform any room with the unique visionary design of Porada. Its beautifully stylized texture looks and feels like natural slate. Porada has a bold color palette that compliments both traditional and modern homes. With its slate appearance and ease of maintenance, Porada is an exquisite choice that is sure to make a grand statement.

• REALISTIC SLATE VISUAL
-- Bold color palette and wide graphic variation emulate the look of natural slate stone
-- Subtle texture effect adds character and visual interest

• DESIGN & STYLE
-- Modular sizes excellent for creating patterns

• SIMPLE UPKEEP
-- Durability and easy care make this tile a low-maintenance choice

Notes:

  • Strong random shading enhances the beauty of this product. To achieve optimal results, tile should be selected from multiple cartons and shading arrangement planned prior to installation.

  • Use of a latex modified thin-set is recommended for installation.

Tile Thickness:
5/16"
Relative Pricing:
High
Minimum
Grout Joint
Recommendation:
3/16" (when a rectangular size is used in a staggered brick-joint pattern, overlap not to exceed 33%)
Shade Variation:
Random (V4)
  D.C.O.F. Moisture Breaking   Chemical Abrasion
Wet Absorption Strength MOH's Resistance Resistance
    > .42 < 0.5%  > 275 lbs. 8.0 Resistant 4

A DCOF value of > 0.42 is the new standard for tiles specified for commercial application in standard A137.1-2012, Section 9.6. It replaces the SCOF value of > 0.60 referenced in ASTM C1028. For more information on the correlation between the two values and about the DCOF AcuTest, click here for more information or visit the Tile Council of North America's website: www.tcnatile.com

Floor Applications
Target DCOF wet Tile Texture or
Added Abrasive
Suitable
Dry & Level n/a n/a  
Wet & Level ≥ 0.42 Optional  
Commercial Dining Areas ≥ 0.50 Optional  
Pool Decking & other wet areas with minimal footwear ≥ 0.55 Required if tile size is > 3x3  
Covered Exterior ≥ 0.60 Required if tile size is > 3x3  
Interior Ramps, Inclines and Uncovered Exterior ≥ 0.65 Required if tile size is > 6x6  
Other Applications
Suitable
Walls/Backsplashes  
Countertops  
Pool Linings  

Notes:

  • Suitable for exterior floors and walls in freezing and non-freezing climates when proper installation methods are followed.

  • Suitable for exterior floors and walls in freezing and non-freezing climates when proper installation methods are followed.

Size     Shape
20 x 20 Field Tile
(19 3/4" x 19 3/4")
(50.20 cm x 50.20 cm)
Pieces Per Carton: 6
SQFT: 16.26
 
  20" x 20" Field Tile
13 x 20 Field Tile
(13 1/8" x 19 3/4")
(33.30 cm x 50.20 cm)
Pieces Per Carton: 7
SQFT: 12.60
 
  13" x 20" Field Tile
13 x 13 Field Tile
(13 1/8" x 13 1/8")
(33.30 cm x 33.30 cm)
Pieces Per Carton: 14
SQFT: 16.66
 
  13" x 13" Field Tile
Description   Shape Number Size Shape
Bullnose Made in the USA   P-43E9 3 x 13 Bullnose P-43E9 - 3" x 13"
Cove Base   P-36E9T 6 x 13 Cove Base P-36E9T - 6" x 13"
Cove Base Outcorner   PC-36E9T 1 x 6 Cove Base Outcorner PC-36E9T - 1" x 6"

Notes:

  • Cove Base is a clay body ceramic.

  • Cove base and floor bullnose trim are intended to coordinate with floor field tile in the standard 90-degree installation position.