General rules for the design and installation of ceramic tiling
|Publication Date:||29 April 2004|
|ICS Code (Ceramic tiles):||91.100.23|
This Technical Report applies to internal and external floor and wall ceramic tiling, installed by both cement mortar and adhesive methods. The aim of this Technical Report is to define the quality of ceramic tiling and the main general rules associated with materials selection, design, installation and use that should be followed to ensure that the required levels of quality and performance are achieved. Note: The quality of ceramic tiling depends on compliance with the following general requirements: - regularity - durability - safety Compliance with these requirements shall be achieved with the simultaneous and indispensable contribution of all the "functions" involved in the design and installation of the tiling. These functions are: - manufacture and distribution of the materials (ceramic tiles, adhesives, grouts, etc.); - design of the tiling; - installation of the tiling (tile fixing operations). The durability of the tiling can also depend on it's use and management.