Specifications: Ceramic and Stone Tile

Specifying and Detailing

December 6, 2017
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Credit: 1.0 HSW
Dallas Center for Architecture
1909 Woodall Rodgers Fwy
Dallas, TX 75201

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Ceramic and stone tile are fabricated to a variety of sizes, shapes and thicknesses. Getting the best performance out of each is important and is relative to the choices made for materials and methods of installation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the various setting materials and methods, as well as when to use each
  • Understand the various grout materials and when to use each relative to the intended application and use
  • Learn when wall installations can be done with adhered materials vs mechanical anchors
  • Understand when to use thin vs thick set materials