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In the case of natural stone coverings, ceramic tile, plastic and metal materials are of particular importance the following parameters


Coating layer

Its function is to protect the building from the weather, in addition to the representative under the architectural coating. The requirements that have to meet the coating materials are:
high mechanical strength and thermal stress (resistance to shock, temperature variations, etc.).

Water tightness
incombustibility
physical and aesthetics fastness over time
resistance to the wind (pressure and depression)
versatility of the commissioning work.

Maintenance
In the case of natural stone coverings, ceramic tile, plastic and metal materials are of particular importance the following parameters:
Slab weight.

Dimensions of the slabs
The first project of the ventilated façade lies in the Read the rest of this entry »


Ceramics which is used as a coating for facades

Ceramics used as a coating for facades

Ceramic coatings have been used for a long time in many applications and as an architectural element.

In ancient civilizations have been preserved remains of the use of glazed tile facade coatings primarily for decorative purposes.

The ceramic is applied in an enclosure walls with thermal protection function; against water and moisture, acoustic, fire and mechanical and chemical attacks. Furthermore, as an aesthetic enclosure provides light, self-cleaning, colorful, expressive giving the possibility to create “outdoor museums”.

Several studies have found that the use of ceramic tiles on walls provide greater integrity and durability in them.

Marbles, travertine, granite and stone factory characteristics that Read the rest of this entry »


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