|Ceramic or porcelain for bathroom wall |
Ceramic or porcelain for bathroom wall also depends on the different motifs and areas used and the price of porcelain is more expensive than ceramic
Both for the floor and wall can use materials consisting of ceramics and porcelain.
But which one would you choose? Porcelain floor with ceramic or use on the wall for the bathroom? At first glance both look very similar. The appearance varies according to the motif produced. Both porcelain and ceramics can be polished to shine. Then what makes it different?
If viewed in terms of materials then almost the same. It is both made from clay, but the kind is different. Based on ceramics made from red and brown clay mixed with silica, alabaster, feldspar, and water. Meanwhile, porcelain is made specifically from white clay or commonly called Chinese clay with the same mixture. Many people judge the Chinese clay material is better because it has a high kaolin content. This is denied by stating that quality depends on the combustion process.
When viewed from the appearance of these two types of tiles have hundreds and even thousands of variations of motifs and colors. In fact, both can resembles other floor coating materials, such as wood, stone, granite, and marble. Most porcelain manufacturers create a glassy look, bright colors, and shiny. While the ceramic is more dove and pale. Basically, every manufacturer / manufacturer can produce the same look between porcelain and ceramics. To distinguish almost the same porcelain and ceramic look, you can see the label or the color of the material. Ceramics are red terracotta, while porcelain is pale creamy.
Based on endurance is the main priority in the selection of goods other than the model and style. Generally, porcelain has a higher resistance because it is burned longer. A long burning process will makes the clay (any kind, ordinary or Chinese) become drier, harder, and denser. Ceramics can actually be made with a very long process of burning, but this is not much done by the producers.
Based on the use area because ceramic is softer and easy to absorb water, the experts suggest this type of tiles are used for walls or areas that are rarely passed, such as warehouses, kitchen backsplash, and guest rooms. Meanwhile, porcelain can be used for all floors and bathrooms.
Based on the price this is of course more expensive porcelain because porcelain made with more complicated production and detail, and produce higher endurance.
So any choice you notice also see the side of the type and size and the application is more suitable whether on the wall or floor and also depending on the room you will use whether for the living room, kitchen and bathroom and so forth.
In terms of patterns and motifs can also be adjusted to your needs.If the bathroom also has a variety of motifs such as wood, marble, natural stone and so on both the material becomes an option for the floor and wall of your bathroom. Moreover, the technology for ceramics and porcelain continue to grow especially in terms of design and motifs are increasingly varied. This is to meet the needs of diverse consumers then ceramic and porcelain manufacturers are always innovating to create a new motive because of increasingly tight competition