Porcelain is beautiful, strong, durable, has a better lifecycle cost, low maintenance, and will last a lifetime when properly installed. This course looks at what makes a material certified porcelain, and why this is important when selecting porcelain. We will walk through the process of how porcelain is made, and what its common applications are. This course discusses common patterns used and how they can create a unique look for a project.

Learning Objectives

  • Define what makes a tile porcelain and what “Certified Porcelain” means
  • Identify different types of porcelain tiles
  • Discuss how porcelain tiles are manufactured
  • Analyze the technical specifications listed for porcelain tile in marketing materials