Chemical Resistance of Ceramic Tiles - Test Method - BS EN ISO 10545-13:2016


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.

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