Tile Term GlossarySearch definitions for ceramic tile and stone.
A nontransparent colored or colorless glaze. (ASTM C 242).
The period of time during which the bond coat retains its ability to adhere to the tile and bond the tile to the substrate.
A pitted texture of a fired glaze resembling the surface of rough orange peel. (ASTM C 242)
A prepared organic material, ready to tire with no further addition of liquid or powder, itsed for bonding tile to hack-up material by the thinset method. Cures or sets by evaporation.
Ceramic whiteware for culinary oven use. (ASTM C 242).
See Decoration, overglaze.