Home > Industry/Domain > Building materials > Tiles

Tiles

Any of various thin slabs or bent pieces of baked clay, sometimes painted or glazed, used for various purposes, as to form one of the units of a roof covering, floor, or wall.

Contributors in Tiles

Tiles

bonding agent

Building materials; Tiles

A substance applied to a suitable substrate to create a bond between it and a succeeding layer as between a subsurface and a terrazzo topping or a succeeding plaster application.

epoxy grout

Building materials; Tiles

A two-part grout system consisting of epoxy resin and epoxy hardener, especially formulated to have impervious qualities, stain, and chemical resistance, used to fill joints between tile units.

dry pack

Building materials; Tiles

Concrete or mortar mixtures deposited and consolidated by dry packing.

Wood float

Building materials; Tiles

The wood float is sometimes used in place of the flat trowel for floating mortar. It is good for smoothing small irregularities left on the mortar bed, working the surface of the mortar before ...

Wall tile

Building materials; Tiles

A glazed tile with a body that is suitable for interior use and which is usually non-vitreous, and is not required nor expected to withstand excessive impact.

Waterproof membrane

Building materials; Tiles

A membrane, usually made of built-up roofing, to provide a positive waterproof floor over the substrate, which is to receive a tile installation using a wire reinforced mortar bed.

Weephole

Building materials; Tiles

Opening at the base of a shower drain to collect moisture collected above membrane and dispense it into drain.

Featured blossaries

Nikon Imaging Products

Category: Technology   2 7 Terms

Parkinson’s Disease

Category: Health   1 20 Terms