Gres porcelain is a contemporary material, which has appeared recently among the ceramic tiles products. The production of gres porcelain started in Italy, where is it called "gres porcelanato", which means "stone-like ceramic porcelain". It is called so, because the production is similar to the production of porcelain and the surface and technical characteristics are close to those of natural stone.
Today gres porcelain is the most popular covering material. It has exceptional resistance characteristics, because of the it's high density and solid structure. During the production process the pre-formed tiles are strongly pressed by hydraulic press, which excludes any even smallest empty spaces in the ready tiles. After that the tiles are roasted in kilns under temperature more than 1200С.
Therefore gres porcelain has got very low water absorption – less than 0,05%, which means it is frost resistant. The main reason why the materials are destroyed under low temperature is the presence of water, which appears in the pores as condensate and freezes. Because of the high density of gres porcelain the water simply has no space to stay inside it. As a result, even after several circles of reducing the temperature under 0C and then defrosting, gres porcelain doesn't crack, it maintains its technical and physical characteristics. It is significant, that gres porcelain is more durable and resistant than even natural stone.
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