Material Recommendations for Ceramic

… ceramic, porcelain, ceramic-granite, porcelain gres-gresporcelanato and more.

This chapter offers free of charge Material Recommendations for “ceramic type materials” and fixing optimisation.

Given values refer to AVG-Average Values or LEV-Lower Expected Values.

AVG – Average Value is a sum of all test results divided by number of tests.
LEV – Lower Expected Value  is a minimal breaking force for 95% of test results given by confidence level of 75% (based on ETAG 034).
Newest test results and optimisations you can see on Blick’s Vimeo Material Recommendations album
and Blick’s YouTube Playlist: Material Recommendation.

Note: Blick offers Project Recommendation and structural calculations, in which proper values are calculated and are proven by approved structural designer adequate for particular project.
Presented results are for presentation purposes only. Please contact Blick in case of use. Blick does not bears any resposibility for improper use or calculations made based on below data without previous written acceptance.

Ceramic: Recommendation L’Altra Pietra 20mm

The movie presents Blick’s Recommendation for ceramic by L’Altra Pietra 20mm.
More about material on www.altrapietra.it

AVG 10mm anchor pullout [N]

AVG 10mm anchor pullout [lbf]

Ceramic: Recommendation for manufakturaceramiczna.pl

The movie presents Blick’s Recommendation for hand made ceramic.
Curved panels are tested to recognize pull out values and calculate max weight of panels allowed.
Anchor tested HDA-S10.15.M830.
More about the material on www.manufaktura-ceramiczna.com.pl

AVG 15mm anchor pullout [N]

AVG 15mm anchor pullout [lbf]

Ceramic: Recommendation for butech 12mm+

The movie presents Blick’s Recommendation for ceramic by butech 12+. The “+” sign stands for glass fibre mesh reinforcement.
More about material on www.butech.net

AVG 7mm anchor pullout [N]

AVG 7mm anchor pullout [lbf]

Ceramic: Recommendation for 6-12mm Ceramic EN14411

The movie presents Blick’s Recommendation for ceramic made based on EN 14411. Panels 6mm to 12mm are tested. We recommend to use panels 10mm thick. 8mm panels may be used based on separate training and consultancy.

AVG 6mm anchor pullout [N]

AVG 6mm anchor pullout [lbf]

Ceramic: Recommendation for Laminam 12mm+

The movie presents Blick’s Recommendation for ceramic by Laminam 12+.
The “+” sign stands for glass fibre mesh reinforcement.

AVG 7mm anchor pullout [N]

AVG 7mm anchor pullout [lbf]

Ceramic: Recommendation for 8mm* butech

This is a Blick’s recommendation for fixing 8mm ceramic by Butech with enforcing mesh on back site of the panel.
There are two types of anchors tested and results presented:
HDA-S10.10.M835,
and
BSA-S10.06.M635.
More about the material on www.butech.net
*- ceramic tiles are enforced by mesh on back site. After panel’s break all fractions stay together.

AVG 6mm anchor pullout [N]

AVG 6mm anchor pullout [lbf]

Ceramic: Recommendation for 6mm The Size Calacatta

The movie presents Blick’s Recommendation for 6mm ceramic by TheSize.
NOTE: The technology for 6mm ceramic requires extra training and consultancy. Available on request only.

AVG 4mm anchor pullout [N]

AVG 4mm anchor pullout [lbf]

Ceramic: Recommendation for 6mm Tubadzin

The movie presents Blick’s Recommendation for 6mm ceramic by Tubadzin.
NOTE: The technology for 6mm ceramic requires extra training and consultancy. Available on request only.

AVG 4mm anchor pullout [N]

AVG 4mm anchor pullout [lbf]

Recommendation for Cosentino Silestone.

Presented recommendation is for Cosentino Silestone 20mm tile in which 15, 10, 8 and 6mm undercut holes were made.

Set 15mm anchor pullout [N]

Set 15mm anchor pullout [lbf]

Ceramic: Recommendation for Mosa.

Presented recommendation is for Mosa Ceramic 10mm tile in which 7mm undercut hole was made.

AVG 6mm anchor pullout [N]

AVG 6mm anchor pullout [lbf]

Recommendation for Ceramic Glas (Glasskeramik).

A very short recommendation is for Ceramic Glass Keramikglass (Structuran® / Decoran®)