Cement tiles, concrete tiles or pressure-operated tiles are high-quality glossy tiles used as flooring and space covering. They came from Catalonia (Spain) in the 1850s and were often used in Europe and America.
Because they were much cheaper, more durable, and easier to build than hand-covered clay tiles from the past and thus more accessible to homes everywhere, they talked about a lot of them. Refreshing examples are the end of the 19th century to the middle of the 20th century, before their glorious times were replaced by step-by-step innovations in the 1960s, such as terrazzo, salt-covered stone, etc. the fourth which is not considered such a beautiful ornament, but is cheaper. These are generally called cement tiles all over the world. Archetypes, such as porcelain earthenware, take their name from the term "zinc", a craft term used in metal plating using a lost wax method. They get this name because of the complex samples and plans that mimic the size of the acoustic liner. Cement tiles come finished or rough.
There is no coating outside the plate. It derives its hardness from a mixture of a fine dry Portland concrete layer and a thicker layer of sand and concrete. The color layer is strongly compressed on the surface and turns into a piece of tile.
Traditional cement tile production designs can be very complex with multiple colors.
Cement tiles are absorbent and they must be sealed multiple times on high traffic floor applications. Shop our assortment here.