Chemical Resistance of Ceramic Tiles - Test Method - BS EN ISO 10545-13:1997
Ceramic tiles. Determination of chemical resistance.
This test method entails the subjection of test specimens to the action of test solutions and visual determination of attack after a defined period.
Typical chemicals are: household chemicals, swimming pool salts, acids and alkalis of both low and high concentrations.
Visual examinations of tile specimens are made after testing and cleaning including marking with a pencil over the tested area and cleaning again.
This is an important test for tiles that will be used in kitchens, bathrooms and swimming pools.