Large gauged porcelain panels/slabs are light, strong and durable, and can be used in projects where other materials would be too thick or heavy. Panels can help with sustainable design or “green” building requirements.\

This course will explore new options for large gauged porcelain panels available for architects and designers. It will highlight not only the manufacturing process and product characteristics, but also the application and installation requirements associated with the material, along with new industry standards.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the qualities and benefits of large gauged porcelain panels/slabs, its characteristics, and how it’s different
  • Describe the manufacturing process involved in producing thin large gauged porcelain panels/slabs
  • List the appropriate applications for large gauged porcelain panel/slabs
  • Understand the transportation and installation requirements with the specialized tools required to handle and fabricate large gauged porcelain panels/slabs