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Thermal Expansion of Ceramic Tiles - Test Method - BS EN ISO 10545-8:2014


Ceramic tiles. Determination of linear thermal expansion


A test method for the measurement of the linear thermal expansion coefficient for the temperature range from ambient to 100°C.

Fixed rate of heating is applied, with a uniform distribution of heat.

Two specimens are tested, at right angles to one another.

It is necessary to make a previous calibration of the apparatus with a standard test specimen, the dimensions of which are the same as the test specimen.


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