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Technical Specification
Technical Specification (Porcelain)
NO CHARACTERISTICS FLOOR METHOD OF TESTING
EUROPEAN STANDARDS
EN 1778 11A, IS 13755
NELCO FLOOR TILES SPECIFICATIONS
PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS
1 Deviation in length ±0.5% Max ±0.5% Max EN 98, BS 6431 Part 10, is 13630 Part 1
2 Deviation in Thickness ±0.5% Max ±0.4% Max Same as above
3 Straightness of sides ±0.5% Max ±0.3% Max Same as above
4 Rectangularity ±0.6% Max ±0.3% Max Same as above
5 Surface Flatness (Warpage) ±0.5% Max ±0.5% Max Same as above
6 Surface Quality Minimum 95% of tiles free from defects Minimum 95% of tiles free from defects Same as above
PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS
1 Water Absorption (%) E 3% <E <6% 3% <E <6% EN 99, BS 6431 Part 11, is 13630 Part 2
2 Bending Strength(N/Sq.mm) >22 Average 20 min Above 380 Kg/cm2 EN 100, BS 6431 Part 12, is 13630 Part 6
3 Scratch Hardness (Mohs)>=3 Minimum 5 Minimum 5 EN 101, BS 6431 Part 13, is 13630 Part 13
4 Resistance to Surface abrasion To be specified by the Manufacture Class 3 EN 154, BS 6431 20, is Par 13630 Part 2
5 Crazing resistance Minimum 2 Cycles Minimum 3 Cycles Is 13630 Part 9
CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
1 Resistance to staining Minimum class 2 Minimum class 2 EN122(3.1), is Par 13630 Part 8
2 Resistance to house hold chemicals Minimum class B Minimum class B EN122(3.1), is Par 13630 Part 8
THERMAL PROPERTIES
1 Thermal shock resistance Required Resistance as per STD EN104, BS 6431 Part 16, is 13630 Part 5
2 Thermal Expansion Max.9"x10"/ K-1 for 100O C Max.9"x10"/ K-1for100O C EN103, BS 6431 Part 15, is 13630 Part 4
 
Technical Specification (Vitrified)
 
385 x 385 mm Fully Vitrified Tiles Quality Standard Reference Table
PROPERTIES (INDUSTRIAL TILES) I.S. - 4457 10 MM
Deviation in length ±2.5% ±0.1%
Deviation in Thickness ±2.5% ±1.0%
Wedging ±1.0% ±0.2%
Surface Flatness ±1.5% ±0.2%
Water Absorption <2.0% <0.5%
Mohs Hardness   8
Flexural Strength >20 N/mm2 >45 N/mm2
Abrasion Resistance <204 N/mm2(EN 176) <144 mm2
Thermal Expansion 9x10.6 (EN 176) <6x10.6
Thermal Shocks Resistance No Damage No Damage
Resistance To Acid (wt.loss) <1.5% <0.4%
Skid Resistance (Function Coefficient) >0.4 (EN 176) >0.6
Breaking Strength   400 Kg/cm2
Stain Resistance Resistance (EN 176) Resistance
Moisture Expznsion Nil (EN 176) Nil
 
Packaging Detail
 
SIZE THIKNESS PIECES PER BOX COVERGE AREA (APPROX) BOX SQ.MT. WT./BOX KG.
1. 16"x16" (396mm x 396mm) 8.0 6 0.94 16.50
2. 16"x16" (385mm x 385mm) 10.0 6 0.89 18.50